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.
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
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
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
Hands-on experience working with private or public cloud services in a highly available and scalable production environment
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.
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
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
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
Locations: United States; California, Washington; San Ramon, Redmond
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