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Staff Software Engineer - Backend

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:36:40 PM
  • 2880465
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


About Us:
At GE O&G Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development
  • Train, inform and mentor GE engineers, business leaders, analysts and architects
  • Need strong communication skills evangelizing, presenting and teaching Predix concepts, architectures and also code level samples to the public
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Perform full-stack development of Web App UI, Back-end Microservice and Database implementation
  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module
  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules
  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes
  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.
  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs
  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices
  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice
  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in developing software OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience
Eligibility Requirements
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA.
  • Must be willing to travel (less than 10% of the time).


Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Expertise with database development skills including SQL and SQL processing internals
  • Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data)
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a big plus
  • Expertise in storing and managing Time series data
  • Expertise in Data ingestion and Pipelining and data flow
  • Expertise in Apache Spark, Kafka, Apache Hive, Hadoop
  • Expertise in various ETL technologies and familiar with ETL tools
  • Experience in columnar storage – Parquet, ORC file
  • Programming experience in Java, & Python
  • Experience in architecting large scale enterprise-class application frameworks
  • Experience developing applications in Java & Python and using reactive frameworks like nodejs, Spring Boot, Play or a solid experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs and micro services
  • Experience working with GIT, Maven or Gradle, Cloud Foundry
  • Experience in cloud computing, distributed systems, object oriented design, relational and NoSQL databases, REST APIs, asynchronous programming, and micro-services architecture.
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas: asset management, configuration management, graph databases, query optimization, large scale data storage
  • Exposure to using Machine Learning packages H20, Tensor Flow, Scikit Learn, Spark ML lib, Apache Mahoot
  • Strong understanding and experience in agile methodologies such as Extreme Programming, Scrum, Kanban, BDD/TDD, pair programing, continuous integration/delivery.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in developing software in an agile or extreme programming environment
Business Acumen:
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
Leadership:
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
Personal Attributes:
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work
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Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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