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Sr Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:40:55 PM
  • 2775835
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States; Washington; Seattle


About Us:
Agile, technically fearless, and building for scale - that’s us. We are the platform group at GE Healthcare Digital building a world class cloud services platform to support microservices built on cloud-based clinical medical records. We are a tech team with a high business focus - adapting to changes and discoveries and delivering incremental value as soon as practical. We partner with many teams within GEHC and across external partners to leverage each other’s area of expertise.

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:
Are you passionate about microservices, evolution of distributed computing patterns with modern Cloud PaaS, Big Data and decision/recommendation systems? If so, we want to hear from you. This role working on SW deliverables within Agile scrum teams, meeting required design objectives for customer and business needs, while innovating on the latest technologies and accelerating time to market. You will help drive definition for products & services with a high level of ownership and accountability.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Engineers, Data Scientists, and Product Managers
  • 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.
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development
  • 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
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience or Master's degree with 3 years experience

    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 work out of an office in Seattle, WA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Experience in designing large scale cloud based systems using micro-service architecture
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, experimentation, services orient development model, data informed development
  • Prefer experience with C/C++, C#, HTML5, JavaScript, PowerShell, Azure Service Fabric and PaaS

    Bonus Candidate Skills:

  • UI Design, CSS
  • Workflow and rules engine
  • Prior experience with performance and scalability of large scale cloud based systems

    Technical Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through ambiguous problems
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

    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

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    Locations: United States; Washington; Seattle

    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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