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Sr Staff Software Engineer – Predix Cloud

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:50:52 PM
  • 2847447
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming; San Ramon, Remote


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:
As Sr Staff Software Engineer – Cloud Platform, you will build the foundation for GE’s Predix Cloud. You will be responsible for engineering and live site operations for cloud service infrastructure, PaaS fabric, deployment, monitoring, and capacity management of systems at web scale in a fully virtualized IaaS and PaaS operating environment. Working closely with GE Software technical product managers, you will deliver the platform that runs GE’s Industrial Internet.

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 m and infrastructure
  • Provide guidance to developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with CTO, Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers
  • Leads impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural Engineer GE’s PaaS, which includes, but is not limited to: Automated Continuous Delivery, Cloud Application Fabric, Operations Infrastructure, and Specific services such as Logging, Monitoring, and Messaging delivered in an “as-a-service” model
  • Identify and define non-functional requirements including, but not limited to: backward compatibility, performance, reliability, scalability, privacy, and security
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates for deliverables
  • Participate in strategic and tactical planning sessions
  • Identify opportunities for automation and develop scalable solutions
  • Lead and mentor members of the engineering team


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field or Equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations within a product OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations OR PhD with 5 years of experience software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations
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.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel (10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA, or Remote


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience of Linux operating systems preferred
  • Experience in engineering cloud/online services at massive scale, including large scale SQL/NoSQL services preferred
  • Excellent scripting skills that can be applied in live service environments (Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell)
  • Experience using cloud resource provisioning tools and systems
  • Strong communication, and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-site organization
  • Experience working in Agile development environment
  • Familiarity with cloud automation and orchestration tools such as Chef and Terraform
  • Familiarity with cloud native platforms and cluster managers such as Cloud Foundry, Mesos, and Kubernetes
  • Comfortable and effective working in new areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving
  • Flexible, continuous learner, willing to share knowledge
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers to deliver a cohesive solution
  • Facilitates and coaches software engineering team sessions on requirements estimation and alternative approaches to team sizing and estimation. Leads a community of practice around estimation to share best practices among teams
  • Knowledgeable about developments in UX in various contexts, businesses, and industries. Quantifies effectiveness of design choices by gathering data. Drives accountability and adoption. Publishes guidance and documentation to promote adoption of design. Proposes design solutions based on research and synthesis; creates general design principles that capture the vision and critical concerns for a program.
  • Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Demonstrates advanced understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles (e.g., Black belt certified). Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, and guide continuous improvement. Provides training on Lean / Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in coding process. Teaches XP practices to others. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.
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Locations: United States; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming; San Ramon, Remote

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.

 GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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