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DevOps Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/22/2017 9:19:10 AM
  • 2668556
  • Job Function: Information 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:
We are seeking a strong DevOps candidate who will be responsible for implementing highly scalable solutions including continuous delivery, optimization, monitoring, release management and support for all production and development application systems. As a member of the team, you work alongside Software Engineers to ensure our services and products seamlessly move from development through rollout and into production for internal and cloud based applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Designs software solutions to take advantage of opportunities and new
    technologies, acting as a partner to and a team member of the Engineering and
    Operations teams
  • Support and improve our tools for continuous integration, automated
    testing and release management.
  • Responsible for implementing strategies for continuous delivery of
    custom GE software on the cloud.
  • Act as a technologist resource, to guide development teams through
    tough spots in migrations to the cloud.
  • Supporting role on the “on-call” rotation (24/7)
    maintaining a distributed, high availability software environment.



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, or comparable experience
  • 2+ years of work experience

Eligibility Requirements

  • Solid understanding of operating systems, especially Linux
    (Ubuntu, RedHat).
  • Strong understanding of Apache, tomcat, jboss, nginx, light
    httpd
  • Advanced knowledge of network operating systems, distributed
    systems targeting the JVM
  • Build tools like Maven and Gradle
  • Strong scripting skills (bash, Python, SQL, PERL, etc.)
  • Experience with design, development and testing of automated
    deployment scripts. (Jenkins etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management and automated
    deployment (Puppet, Ansible, Chef etc)
  • Experience with monitoring tools (NewRelic, Nagios, etc)
  • Experience with databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc)
  • Operational Knowledge of NoSQL software like Cassandra,
    MongoDB, CouchDB, Hadoop, memcache, Active MQ, ElasticSearch
  • Experience working with container technology such as Docker
    and/or Vagrant.
  • Experience working with version control systems (Subversion,
    SVN, git, github, etc)
  • Experience with deploying and management of systems
    leveraging AWS (EC2, EB, Route 53, S3, Elasticache, and more)
  • Experience architecting or managing AWS (or similar) cloud
    infrastructure
  • Experience with cloud platform (VMware, OpenStack, AWS, etc)
    production deployments
  • REST APIs, JSON, and SOAP XML
  • Experience working in a challenging and fast
    paced environment



Desired Characteristics:

  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
  • Flexibility
    - ability to handle multiple long & short cycles, major & minor tasks
    simultaneously, while maintaining an aggressive development schedule
  • Process-oriented
    – able to devise and implement plans and courses of action from high level down
    to individual steps
  • Strong
    track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies
    demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities
  • Strong
    team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively
    incorporates input from various sources
  • Strong
    analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and
    succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions;
    anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve
  • Change oriented – actively generates process
    improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances
    in creative ways

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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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