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Sr Software Engineer – Full-stack

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/21/2017 12:49:36 AM
  • 2709207
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver

About Us:
Wurldtech is a subsidiary of GE Digital and we are focused on protecting the critical infrastructure that you rely on in your daily life. We take our job responsibility seriously, love to play with technology, but we also believe in finding the right work-life balance by having flexible work schedules and providing a great collaborative work environment at a convenient downtown location in Vancouver. Being part of the GE family means we are in great company working on solving problems in energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing at a time where increased connectivity is creating new value and new opportunities. We are looking for passionate people to join us and be part of this exciting time as make infrastructure more secure and advance the industries critical to the world we live in.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

Role Summary:
You will be responsible for designing and developing full-stack web application software for Linux-based Network appliances. This includes working with the scrum team on features and feature sets, frameworks, and test harnesses, working collaboratively and contributing to the immediate team and to other teams across the business.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Break down feature requests into stories and acceptance criteria in collaboration with Product Owners and the development and QA teams
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimates and justifications
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle
  • Work closely with your peers and engage in technical discussions, design reviews
  • Seek and provide feedback on design, implementation, and task/project management
  • Understand the whole product, its modules and their relationship
  • Write excellent code that meets agreed upon coding standards with an emphasis on security and simplicity
  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and coding best practices
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence, impact assessment, and data-driven decision making
  • Be fluent in core data structures, algorithms, and design patterns

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Software Development OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience Software Development
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Ability to travel up to 5%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Vancouver, Canada

    Desired Characteristics:
    Technical Expertise:

  • Strong knowledge in Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Software Design Patterns
  • Expert-level experience with designing and developing modern web application using UI framework (AngularJS, Kendo UI, Grunt)
  • Expert-level knowledge with building RESTful application using back-end technologies (Restlet, Google Guice, Hibernate, Apache Shiro, Gradle)
  • Experience with automation testing tools (JUnit, Karma, Jasmine)
  • Experience with databases (Postgres, Oracle, NoSQL)
  • Experience with version control system (Git, Subversion)

    Business Acumen:

  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing highly available, high performance server applications in a distributed network
  • Willing to evangelize how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective


  • Demonstrated clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Able to influence through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identify and remove project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Willing to share knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members, effectively delegating work as required.


    Locations: Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver
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