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Edison Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Leadership Programs
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:22:07 PM
  • 2924363
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Technology & Medical Innovation
Location(s): India; Bangalore

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.

What do you envision for your future? At GE Healthcare, our vision involves looking at Healthcare in a completely new way. Focusing on earlier, pre-symptomatic disease detection and prevention, instead of late diagnosis. Helping clinicians access more information and intervene sooner with targeted treatments so their patients can lead longer, fuller lives.
We believe we can help make that happen – and we’d like you to be a part of our mission. As a global leader, GE can bring together the best in science, technology, business and human resources to redefine the frontiers of healthcare.

About our Life Sciences business: GE Healthcare Life Sciences delivers breakthroughs in drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the latest in cellular technologies, so scientists and specialists around the world discover new ways to predict, diagnose and treat disease earlier. The Life Sciences business also makes systems and equipment for use in areas ranging from biological research to clinical therapy.

What makes GE Healthcare different? Committed to personal growth - at GE Healthcare, we pride ourselves on growing leaders of tomorrow. Our people, processes, and culture are designed to support and grow the individual, giving them the opportunity to develop their skills in a variety of ways while moving throughout the organization. We are dedicated to helping you build a career at GE Healthcare

GE is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity

Role Summary:
As an Edison Engineer, you will:
- Work closely with diverse teams to conduct leading-edge research and development
- Receive exposure to high-level management and cross-functional interaction
- Complete three rotations in two years
- Further your knowledge base in an area of your choice or seek broader technical exposure to new technologies or processes

Essential Responsibilities:
The Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) is a technical career accelerator program for people who have a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence, and share in GE's core values. The program is designed to accelerate participants' professional development through intense technical training and a variety of business-critical assignments. Edison graduates have the technical and business foundation to proactively and continually make innovative contributions to GE's future.
On program “Edisons” receive broad job exposure through rotational assignments as they actively contribute to various technical projects. Rotations exist in a range of technical and application areas - examples include solutions, products and tools for research, drug discovery, diagnostics and bioprocessing. Experienced technical managers will mentor your work, and you'll participate in leadership and technical training.
EEDP is a two-year entry-level program consisting of three rotational assignments. Rotational assignments are engineering projects driven by real GE Healthcare Life Sciences business priorities in areas including Bioprocessing, Cell Therapy, Filtration, and Drug Discovery and Development. The program cultivates technical problem-solving skills via advanced engineering coursework, formal reports and presentations to senior leadership, in addition to valuable work experience.

- M.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent
- Demonstrated academic excellence
- At most, 18-months of post-qualification prior employment

Desired Characteristics:
- Passion for engineering and strong commitment to a career in technology
- Strong technical aptitude and an analytic approach to problem solving
- Previous employment/intern/co-op experience in an engineering-related field
- Self-confident team player with a competitive spirit to excel
- Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms
- Experience in technical or scientific software engineering
- Thorough knowledge of software architecture, object oriented design, design patterns and unit testing
- Experience with working in an Agile development environment
- Knowledge of Microsoft technologies including Visual Studio, C#, and a source code control system like TFS. Alternatively, experience developing web applications (Sprint, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy, JAX-WS, Web Services), front-end technologies (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS), database tools (JPA, Hibernate, JDBC, Spring Data), rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) and modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)
- Experience with current development practices (TDD, BDD, etc.)

Locations: India; Bangalore

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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