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Sr Data Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:17:07 PM
  • 2769054
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; South Carolina; Greenville

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:
In this role, you will be part of GE Digital Data Center Of Excellence and responsible for accelerating digital thread adoption across GE. You will be responsible for implementing the Global data conversion strategy for PLM applications.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Senior data engineer demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
  • Lead one or more concurrent data integration, migration or conversion projects as part of the digital thread in the PLM domain
  • Communicate the data conversion strategy with the business, functional and technical data owners as needed
  • Partner with the functional owners and IT application teams to understand the source data
  • Interface with technical team (data analysts, ETL developers, etc.) to ensure full understanding of business requirements and accurate data mapping
  • Proactively identify potential project delays & risks and work with operations and project leaders to implement the corrective actions
  • Monitor & report out project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on a periodic basis
  • Provide direction & leadership to project team resources to support and deliver solutions including planning, prioritization and managing costs and associated project resources
  • Partner with functional team and application owners on data reconciliation & validation efforts
  • Identify & lead implementation of monitoring controls to ensure ongoing data quality post-conversion
  • Research database technology, determine business requirements, propose changes, and develop migration and implementation plans, may execute projects based on these activities
  • Ensure that plans for database technologies integrate effectively with other aspects of the technical infrastructure
  • Drive data migrations from legacy applications and databases into the strategic PLM systems such as Enovia, PTC Windchill, or Siemens Teamcenter.
  • Serves as a central capability implementing tools and standard processes for conversions
  • Partner with colleagues across a global matrix team on data-related projects such as standard data definitions as required.
  • Work with the project teams to identify business requirements that affect data solutions and provide data analysis, tools and data conversion process solutions
  • Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards and best practices
  • Responsible for ensuring smooth and proactive knowledge transition to the IT, finance and process excellence support teams
  • Act as internal consultant and data design architect on assigned project(s)
  • Work with peers across the program team (business process excellence, finance, IT; products and services businesses) to determine business process and application data solution design leveraging the capabilities of the Oracle modules and add-ons.
  • Support the identification of opportunities to standardize data configuration globally and ensure compliance across all assigned project(s) to these standards
  • Participate in GE planning efforts (Blueprints, Growth Playbooks, etc.) as required
  • Partner with business Engineering leaders to define simplification strategies and a roadmap for the Data COE partnership
  • Assess compliance and regulatory concerns with data services to ensure compliant processes for accessing, moving, & storing data


    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Management or other technical / IT field, OR a minimum 8 years of relevant IT work experience
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in an engineering function collaborating with IT; knowledge of engineering processes and ability to analyze data, structures, and relationship

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Willingness to Travel– on Need basis

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Should have worked as a Project team member in at least one full cycle of PLM implementation
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with PLM systems such as Teamcenter, PTC windchill, Enovia. Oracle Agile etc.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in data or systems integration's, migrations, conversions
    Experience in CAD migrations.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills; both written and verbal.
  • Minimum 3 years of global project experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships; ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong track record of understanding, and interest in, current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities
  • Has experience working with others on a global basis
  • Able to articulate technical concepts in non-technical terms that appeal to business stakeholders
  • Confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly
  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed
  • Knowledge of Back Office ETL tool, Back Office methodology, Data Steward platform
  • Hands-on technical experience with data modeling, business process, data analysis, profiling, ETL and Data Base Management System (DBMS)
  • Six-Sigma / PMI / PMP Certification
  • IT CAS or ITLP graduate
  • Prior experience with global teams that are not co-located
  • Functional / Industry expertise in Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Attention to Details – able to root out causes of system and operational accounting issues
  • Critical Thinking -- critically review information; check for internal consistency; Ability to research problems and develop solutions
  • Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems


    Locations: United States ; South Carolina; Greenville

    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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