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Sr Software Engineer - Back End

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:49:40 PM
  • 2860509
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Roanoke


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
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 programming 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:

  • 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 technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards
  • Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities
  • Coach, mentor and lead the team
  • Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs
  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen
  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in software engineering OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in software engineering
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • Must be willing to travel 10%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Roanoke, Virginia

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Skilled in one or more languages (C#/.NET, Java, NodeJS, Python, etc.).
  • Experience with REST API development and messaging best practices
  • Experience with SQL datastores such as PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.
  • Exposure to NoSQL datastores such as MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, etc.
  • Experience developing for, configuring, and supporting Cloud computing solutions is a plus (Cloud Foundry, AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about industry trends

    Leadership:

  • Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.
  • Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions.
  • Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Effectively balances different, competing objectives

    Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.
  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

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    Locations: United States; Virginia; Roanoke

    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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