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Sr. Linux Build/DevOps Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:37:01 PM
  • 2933272
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver

About Us:

GE Digital Cyber Security is 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.

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:
Responsibilities include the creation of software releases and the management of the engineering configuration management and build system. This will include the creation, maintenance and monitoring of Jenkins jobs. The monitoring and improvement of our continuous integration system which is comprised of tools and servers that perform :
• Static code analysis
• Code coverage analysis
• Open source code analysis
• Source code review & revision
• Test management
• Test automation

Essential Responsibilities:
• 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.
• Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
• Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
• Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
• Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus.
* Maintenance and improvement of the current systems will require a significant amount of scripting and possibly the redesign of an existing system. Exposure and familiarity with a variety of different sets of development and testing tools and environments would be a definite asset.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience in Software Development or Master’s degree with 4 years of experience in Software Development or PhD with 2 years of experience in Software Development

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in Canada is required.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must be willing to travel less than 15%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Vancouver, Canada

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Strong knowledge of popular Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and CentOS
  • Knowledge of Linux or Unix internals and administration is highly desired
  • Experience with software security vulnerabilities and the ability to deploy secure Linux infrastructure is desirable
  • Proficiency in using the typical Linux toolbox of open source software and management tools
  • Working experience with PXE boot, ISO creation and installation is desired
  • Proficiency in managing VMware hosted VMs via vSphere
  • Knowledge of VMware API scripting is highly desired.
  • Scripting proficiency with shell, Perl and/or Python.
  • Understanding of network protocols is desirable
  • Experience with the following types of tools is desired:
  • continuous build tools such as Jenkins is desired
  • code quality improvement tools such as Coverity, Bullseye and Jacoco is desired
  • configuration management tools such as Gerrit, git or Github is desired.
  • test automation tools like Selenium and Protractor is desired
  • server deployment/configuration tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible

    Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks


  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

    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


    Locations: Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver

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