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Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:34:52 PM
  • 2931926
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
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:
This position is responsible for independently developing build and release procedures for a particular release of a product. Skilled in innovating, developing, and maintaining build and configuration management. Contributes to the team and works independently

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Break down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks
  • Increase task level and takes on multiple projects at one time
  • Become skilled with various configuration management, build management and continuous integration tools and methodologies
  • Become skilled with SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Collaborate with Product Teams to implement end to end Build and Release process for a specific release


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 experience in the industry of Build/ Release.
  • 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 (5-10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA


Desired Characteristics:
  • Understands the importance of Build and Release as part of development life cycle and with reference to continuous integration process.
  • Fully understands the importance of different software environments like Development, QA and Production
  • Skilled in application domain and functional areas
  • Expertise and knowledge in writing automation scripts for build and release processes
  • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
Technical Expertise:
  • Breaks down problems into smaller segments. Documents & explains the process.
  • Understands and applies decomposition (work breakdown structure) of highly exact specifications. Applies time estimates to development tasks
Business Acumen:
  • Displays understanding of the project’s value proposition for the customer. Shows commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer.
  • Understands how the business solves the problem in specific domain areas using the technology. (Ex: Healthcare domain - EMR Applications)
Leadership:
  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities. Does not impede collaboration. Respects opinions, recognizes that the group can produce better results than the individual.
  • Empathizes with differences, especially those of language, culture, and key performance indicators.
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence.
Personal Attributes:
  • Reacts open-mindedly to new ideas or Software practices.
  • Considers different and novel solutions when faced with challenges.
  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks.
  • Demonstrates the ability to creatively find solutions.
  • Implements clean concise solutions that address the requirements at hand.
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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.
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