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Sr Enterprise Application Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:13:54 PM
  • 2026321
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady, Van Buren Twp


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At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Developing people is how we have succeeded across industries and around the world. It's how we've sustained a 130-year record of innovation and reputation for leadership. It's how we solve the toughest challenges for our customers and society. Developing people allows us the build, power, move and cure. It prepares us all for the future. Today, that is as important as ever. Globalization and technology are converging with unprecedented speed to reshape every job, workplace and industry. Our commitment to developing people starts with a belief that education systems must align early and always with the changing requirements of the new economy. It continues with the understanding that employers and educational institutions must collaborate over skills development, enabling people to learn new, relevant skills and work smarter over the entire course of a career. And it creates global leaders, people who can navigate the complexity of our times with clarity, courage and integrity. Developing people is commitment that doesn't just make us better; it makes everyone better. Let GE invest in helping you grow both personally and professionally.

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:
The PeopleSoft Applications Team provides IT support for the accurate/compliant delivery & accounting of US Pay & Benefits. The hallmark of our team is our ability to effectively enhance the systems that support GE’s complex/dynamic Pay & Benefit offerings. These enhancements allow for significant savings to the GE Company as well as provide for improved services to GE employees. We provide support for the following functions: Benefits, Finance, Leave, Payroll, Pension, and Taxation/Banking.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Architect and design sound/supportable technical solutions to complex business requirements
  • Evaluate requests for enhancements and determine potential impacts with the current system design/configuration
  • Code complex/integrated customizations and/or solutions using People Tools and related technologies (SQRs, Application Engines, CI's, PeopleCode, XML, etc.)
  • Provide support and maintenance of existing customizations and application functionality
  • Triage/debug production issues (Data, Code, Performance, Security, etc.), identify root cause and corrective actions
  • Partner with Payroll, Benefits, and Pension team members to assess their business needs and recommend IT solutions
  • Develop new Pages/Reports/Interfaces
  • Develop new application enhancements
  • Write technical specifications
  • Document system changes
  • Provide on-call support
  • Review technical designs to ensure compliance with organizational standards
  • Train/Mentor less experienced resources

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/related field
  • Minimum 4 years development experience with complex changes using PeopleTools and related technologies (i.e. PeopleCode, SQR, Application Engine, Component Interfaces, and COBOL)
  • Minimum 4 years of development experience with PeopleSoft HCM (Payroll, Benefits, and/or Pension Administration)

    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
  • Position open to remote work.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand new concepts and analyze system deficiencies
  • Passionate about security and the quality of the applications they support
  • Organized, thorough, and detail oriented
  • Collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
  • Eager to learn, shares ideas, encourages and accepts feedback well
  • 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
  • Interested in current and emerging technologies
  • Working knowledge of Oracle databases, including SQL and PL / SQL
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships and creates processes from the customer's viewpoint
  • Experience working with an off-shore development team
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm, with the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced setting
  • Involvement on multiple PeopleSoft or other major ERP implementations (full life cycle)
  • Involvement in multiple PeopleSoft application upgrades
  • Experience with PeopleSoft HCM version 9.1
  • People Tools 8.5 experience

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    Locations: United States ; New York; Schenectady, Van Buren Twp

    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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