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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:49:22 AM
  • 2997731
  • 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:
You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Collaborate with peers on technical design and development
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module
  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules
  • Show customer focus. Skilled in build, release & deployment processes
  • Help build a horizontally scalable system with desired performance characteristics.
  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice
  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software Development OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in Software Development OR PhD with 3 years of experience in Software Development

    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 (15%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding principles
  • Experience in Java, Go or Python programming
  • Worked on building platform products or systems that dealt with tenets like scalability, high availability and operability.
  • Experience working in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP) or a containerized environment (Mesos, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge of security/access control, concurrency, online diagnoses, deployment, upgrade/migration, internationalization and production support
  • Strong knowledge of Test Driven Development practices
  • Experience working with Agile software development methodologies, like XP or SCRUM
  • Experience in Apache Spark or other data processing (Storm, Apex) and analytics frameworks
  • Being a committer or a contributor to an open source project is a plus.

    Business Acumen:

  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work

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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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