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Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 5:06:53 PM
  • 2922344
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada; British Columbia; Burnaby


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 feature and or a small feature set. You will contribute to the team and works with direction from the Senior Team Members or management but works independently.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role you will:
  • Act as a member of the Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design and development practices
  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications
  • Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in software development
  • 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. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to travel (less than 10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Francisco, CA
  • Pursuant to the Los Angeles/San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Experience in cloud computing, distributed systems, object oriented design, relational and NoSQL databases, REST APIs, asynchronous programming, and micro-services architecture.
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)
  • Understanding and experience in agile methodologies such as Extreme Programming, Scrum, Kanban, BDD/TDD, pair programing, continuous integration/delivery.

Business Acumen:
  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application
  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry

Leadership:
  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence
  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present
  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new
    software frameworks
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources

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Locations: Canada; British Columbia; Burnaby
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