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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:38:19 PM
  • 2923004
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California, Washington; San Ramon, Redmond


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 a Sr. Software Engineer – Network Automation, you will be part of Predix Cloud Infrastructure Automation team and responsible for building highly reusable tools and frameworks for the deployment of hardware and software components in the Predix IaaS and PaaS environments, building auto-recovery and self healing techniques, and disruptive “chaos” testing, among others.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will typically work in teams that collaborate on common problems across products and across focus areas. As a result, you will have exposure to a broader set of problems, which allows for career growth and proximity to abundant technical problems. Must be highly motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced cutting-edge environment.

In this role, you will:

  • Architect, design and implement next-generation scalable cloud backbone (SDN, VXLAN, MPLS, VPLS, BGP, EVPN, L3VPN, IPv6) that meets the security and key stakeholder requirements in a fast paced environment.
  • Develop highly resilient multi-site, highly available and disaster recovery network architectures.
  • Automation of deployment, customization, releases, patches, upgrades and monitoring through modern DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Create fully automated cloud infrastructure that spans across multiple regions
  • Design and develop new tools and smart alerts that help discover failures/issues in a timely fashion
  • Perform code reviews, evaluate implementations, and provide feedback about potential improvements
  • Define and evangelize cloud-related optimizations and best practices to improve reliability and performance
  • Develop automation, processes, and tools designed to make responding to and resolving incidents simpler and more robust

    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 development, including languages, systems and frameworks such as Go, Python and Java. OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience software development, including languages, systems and frameworks such as Go, Python and Java.
  • 5-7 years’ of experience supporting large enterprise network infrastructure
  • 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 Redmond, WA, or San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Hands-on experience working with private or public cloud services in a highly available and scalable production environment
  • Routing expertise
  • Physical routers - Cisco & Juniper routers and switches
  • Linux based soft routers and routing protocols
  • Routing: BGP, OSPF with hands-on experience managing Enterprise WAN
  • VPN- IPsec Tunnel, OpenVP, MPLS VPN
  • Firewall- Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Infoblox- DNS & IPAM solutions
  • Experience with load balancer
  • Possesses knowledge of network monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • Working knowledge of Unix tools.
  • Familiarity with modern infrastructure tools, particularly Mesos, Hadoop or Consul.
  • Understanding of cloud application design principles (such as those found at http://12factor.net)
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment automation tools such as Jenkins, Salt, Puppet, Chef, and Ansible.
  • Experience in source control tools such as Git, Subversion, or Perforce.

    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 competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

    Leadership:

  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • 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
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. 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; California, Washington; San Ramon, Redmond

    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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