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Staff Software Engineer - Predix Cloud

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:42:42 PM
  • 2929837
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


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 Staff Software Engineer – Predix Cloud, you will build the foundation for GE’s Predix Cloud. You will be responsible for engineering and live site operations for cloud service infrastructure, PaaS fabric, deployment, monitoring, and capacity management of systems at web scale in a fully virtualized IaaS and PaaS operating environment. Working closely with GE Software technical product managers, you will deliver the platform that runs GE’s Industrial Internet.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Engineer GE’s PaaS, which includes, but is not limited to the following components: Automated Continuous Delivery, Cloud Application Fabric, Operations Infrastructure, and Specific services such as Logging, Monitoring, and Messaging delivered in an “as-a-service” model
  • Identify and define non-functional requirements including, but not limited to: backward compatibility, performance, reliability, scalability, privacy, and security
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates for deliverables
  • Participate in strategic and tactical planning sessions
  • Identify opportunities for automation and develop scalable solutions
  • Lead and mentor members of the engineering team

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations OR PhD with 3 years of experience in software development, service engineering or cloud/online service operations
  • 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 San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of Linux operating systems preferred
  • Experience in engineering cloud/online services at massive scale, including large scale SQL/NoSQL services required
  • Excellent scripting skills that can be applied in live service environments (Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell)
  • Experience using cloud resource provisioning tools and systems
  • Strong communication, and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-site organization
  • Experience working in Agile development environment
  • Familiarity with cloud automation and orchestration tools such as Chef and Terraform
  • Familiarity with cloud native platforms and cluster managers such as Cloud Foundry, Mesos, and Kubernetes
  • Comfortable and effective working in new areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving
  • Flexible, continuous learner, willing to share knowledge
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers to deliver a cohesive solution
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
  • 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

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    Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

    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.

     GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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