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Staff Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2017 12:02:17 PM
  • 2751941
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Louisiana; New Orleans


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:
This role is responsible for defining, designing/implementing the Build and Release strategy for a product family across all versions and releases. The scope can include multiple products at times. Understand, design/embed Continuous Integration process within SDLC. Requires understanding of software architecture and development, scalability, availability & performance considerations/its impact on release engineering. S/he leads discussions about Release Engineering across product families.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide expertise in Design, Architecture, Development and Shipping from Release Engineering perspective
  • Lead impact assessment and technology selection decisions related to Build and Release Engineering plan and strategy for the whole release.
  • Show expert knowledge of Development Operations, Continuous Integration and its impact on releasing quality products
  • Provide expert oversight, training & mentoring for team members; Leads Build and Release initiatives in large development efforts. Experienced in effectively delegating work.
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of competitive landscape, latest trends and technologies in Release Engineering.
  • Provide expertise in implementing Agile Methodology for Build and Release Operations and integrating it with the overall SDLC
  • Provide subject matter expertise in release engineering processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations.
  • Navigate through ambiguity, prioritizes conflicting asks and shows ability to adapt to changing project situations
  • Demonstrate expert level skills in collaborating with different stakeholders, Influencing decisions and an ability to take strategic view.
  • Lead Release Engineering efforts across one or more product families
  • Identify and implement appropriate risk management initiatives to manage production changes

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR the completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with a 4 year minimum of IT experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in software application development

    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
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise

  • Proven track record of successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation.

    Business Acumen

  • Proven track record of successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation
  • Expert level skills in building value proposition with total customer focus
  • Navigates through ambiguity, prioritizes conflicting asks and shows ability to adapt to changing project situations

    Leadership

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications
  • Expert level skills in building value proposition with total customer focus

    Personal Attributes

  • Applies values, business strategy, policies, precedent, and experience to make complex decisions in ambiguity and with uncertain consequences
  • Engages with project related problems and questions in a disciplined and rigorous manner
  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal
  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE

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    Locations: United States ; Louisiana; New Orleans

    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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