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Sr. Staff Software Architect

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 3:00:23 PM
  • 2716285
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia; Budapest

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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. Additional introduction… It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been doing that for decades! We will continue to do so! We are the world’s digital industrial company.

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Role Summary:
In this role, the Sr. Staff Software Architect will utilize a broad set of technical skills to architect, automate, deploy and migrate applications to the Predix platform, including services necessary for adoption. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide hands-on technology expertise to architect, automate and migrate applications to the Predix applying a breadth of application, infrastructure, database and platform experience
  • Team with business IT Architects and Developers to understand requirements and partner on design and migration activities including discovery, provisioning, testing, data migration and validation
  • Use DevOps tools such as Chef, Jenkins, GitHub and CloudFoundry to automate continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines
  • Maintain and apply current knowledge of information technology; keep abreast of new and emerging technologies; make technology, process, and application recommendations that can be used to lower costs, increase performance, and add value to the customer
  • Demonstrate an ongoing ability to work in a fast-paced Agile environment and be able to present contributions in a small team environment
  • Scope projects and guide customers through successful pilot and production deployments
  • Contribute to the enhancement and growth of the Predix platform, engage with GE Software team to drive innovative solutions

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or related technical field from an accredited college or university OR equivalent work experience
  • Extensive experience in information technology with software development focus
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes and tools
  • Demonstrated aptitude and hands-on experience in software development

Desired Characteristics:
  • Agile certified
  • Experience in software development and architecture in a cloud based software product organization
  • Familiarity with CI/CD philosophy, processes, and tools
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud Foundry
  • Experience with cloud based platforms such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Digital Ocean and Heroku
  • Strong understanding of architecture patterns for microservices, high availability, scalability, load balancing and back pressure
  • Established project management and organizational abilities
  • Understanding of the software change management processes incorporating multiple releases and business teams
  • Working understanding of Predix architecture, roadmap, and strategy
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills
  • Matrix organization skills / ability to motivate multiple groups to maintain collaboration
  • Ability to quickly identify and analyze project risks and impact. Recommend alternatives & prioritizations
  • High energy, customer passion & attention to detail
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)
  • Graduate of IT Leadership Program (GE Employees only)
  • Experience with GE processes, methodologies and reporting methods (GE Employees only)


Locations: Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia; Budapest

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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