Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Louisiana, Michigan, California, Georgia; San Ramon, Alpharetta, New Orleans, Van Buren
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: The Senior Cloud Solution Architect will be responsible for architecting advanced, business enabling solutions for GE teams consuming services from the public cloud. This role will serve as a technical architect for multiple public cloud providers, platforms and languages, providing strategic and technical leadership for teams migrating, developing, or designing applications for the cloud. This role will partner closely with GE Business and Digital development teams.
Serve as a technical Subject Matter Expert for Public Cloud Services, providers, and platforms.
Lead cloud application architecting sessions with business partners evaluating tradeoffs between design, risk, and technology.
Provide thought and technical design leadership to solutions in the public cloud.
Rapidly prototype and conduct technical feasibility assessments for solutions targeted for the public cloud.
Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Network, Risk, and business teams to deliver reliable solutions and ensure alignment with company-wide strategy.
Develop and integrate technical security architecture into cloud solutions.
Apply advanced technical knowledge and skills in developing solutions or problem solving where complexity, innovation and technical expertise are required
Document and share best practices business and cloud teams.
Partner with leaders in GE Software Development teams and business IT teams to implement future technology strategy, tools, processes and improvements
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management or 5-8+ years experience in developing, implementing and maintaining large scale Cloud Service technologies and processes
5-8+ years experience in Cloud Service development, compute engineering, automation, architecture and implementation
AWS Certificated Professional Solution Architect or Microsoft Certified Solutions Architect (or demonstrated ability to achieve certification).
Additional Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or other Public Cloud Certifications
Demonstrated Experience Automating Production Cloud Workloads
Demonstrated Hands On Experience Developing Solutions with Cloud Orchestration Tools (Chef, Puppet, CFEngine, etc.)
Strong Knowledge of IP Networking including VPC’s, VPN’s, VRF, DNS, Load-balancing, and Firewalls.
Demonstrated Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle and Associated Tools
Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST)
Proven ability to lead change across large platforms / functional areas using innovative technology solutions
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
Locations: United States ; Louisiana, Michigan, California, Georgia; San Ramon, Alpharetta, New Orleans, Van Buren
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