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Senior Cloud Software Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/6/2017 3:04:03 AM
  • 2449375
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Michigan; Van Buren Township


About Us:
GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. GE operates in 160 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance to build, power, move and cure the world. Not just imagining. Doing.

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.

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:
Deep technical expert who is responsible for the overall design, documentation, maintenance and integration of the available technology environment/frameworks within the Cloud Services organization. Designs and sets technology strategy/roadmaps for a specified technical domain across an enterprise. May interact with functional leaders to support broad technical initiatives. Expected to mentor, coach or train more junior Architects, but does not provide org leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Public Cloud team at GE is at the core the companies journey to the cloud. With thousands of applications migrating to the cloud, GE is transforming how applications are deployed, and maintained. The Sr. Public Cloud Software Engineer will be leading the way to transform how GE develops and deploys applications in the Public Cloud. The Engineer will be primarily focused on designing and building tools and services to support and manage the vast and diverse environments which are the landing points for GE’s applications. The ideal candidate has a passion for solving big challenges, is passionate about the cloud and is strong proponent that nearly everything in the cloud should be expressed as code in the cloud.

  • Lead the design and development of GE Public Cloud services and tools
  • Partner with Cloud Engineering teams to evolve internally developed tools for managing enterprise services at scale.
  • Develop and implement solid, scalable and flexible software solutions to support GE teams and their customers migrating, transforming, and/or developing applications in the public cloud.
  • Partner with GE’s Public Cloud providers to develop tools to handle challenges of cloud support at scale.
  • Share, evangelize, and practice cloud development best practices and culture with business application and development teams.
  • Document, partner, and share templates, techniques, and artifacts with other development teams around GE.
  • Be a leader helping to drive the GE IT vision and a key contributor toward delivering upon the GE IT Strategic Imperatives (Process Excellence, Simplification, Collaboration, Security & Compliance)

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management or 5+ years experience in developing, implementing and maintaining large scale Cloud Service technologies and processes
  • Four or more years of hands-on experience developing solutions and/or implementing applications, services, or environments on one or more public cloud platforms (Amazon Web Services, or Microsoft Azure preferred).

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise developing software, scripts, and or services for the cloud in at least one of the following: Ruby, Python, PHP, Go, Perl, Scala or similar language.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Amazon Web Services – Certified Developer or DevOps Engineer, Microsoft Azure – Developing and Designing Azure Applications, or similar cloud certification
  • Active contributor to the open source community
  • Hands on experience designing and implementing solutions leveraging multiple services within public cloud providers via provider and/or cross platform APIs.
  • Demonstrated Hands On Experience Developing Solutions with Cloud Orchestration Tools (Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc.) –Certification a plus.
  • Strong Knowledge of IP Networking including VPC’s, VPN’s, VRF, DNS, Load-balancing, and Firewalls.
  • Thought leader, and/or certification in modern IT/developer operations.
  • Demonstrated Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle and Associated Tools
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships; creates processes with customer viewpoint; partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives
  • Strong analytical and 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; creates actionable strategies and operational plans
  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements ; champions and drives change initiatives; confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly

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    Locations: United States ; Michigan; Van Buren Township

    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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