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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 9:14:07 AM
  • 2717281
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Rhode Island; Providence


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:
You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Design, develop, and deploy Java/J2EE applications and modules
  • Participate in system design and regular code review
  • Collect requirements and document the software artifacts
  • Define and use coding best practices
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen
  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness



Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Java/J2EE OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience Java/J2EE
  • A minimum of 2 years professional experience in SQL
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.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel (If there is travel required)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Providence, Rhode Island


Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Expert level development skills in one language and proficiency/familiarity in two others (Java, Go, Scala, .net, PHP, Ruby, Python, NodeJS, etc.).
  • Experience with NoSQL datastores such as MongoDB, Redis, Riak, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience configuring and supporting Cloud computing architectures is a plus (AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)


Business Acumen:
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
Leadership:
  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.
  • Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions.
  • Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments.
  • Effectively balances different, competing objectives
Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.
  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit


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Locations: United States ; Rhode Island; Providence

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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