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Senior Web Developer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:14:21 AM
  • 2766500
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cambridge

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Role Summary:
As a Senior Web Developer, you will lead projects and initiatives with broad scope and high impact to the business and be a recognized expert in a specialized field evolving software that delivers the next era of web software products for GE Smallworld.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Lead an experienced agile team
• Designing highly complex modules, critical components or a whole application/product in its entirety
• Provide technical consultation on product problems throughout the business
• Drive process improvements, which guide the development, sustaining & support activities.
• Work cross functionally with other business
• Work closely with Business Analysts to understand and scope product requirements & vision
• Engage Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) in the successful transfer of complex domain knowledge and express these complex engineering concepts in code.
• Drive a strong sense of team
• Coach software engineering team sessions on requirements estimation
• Lead a community of practice around Web development

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• Significant experience of Front and Back End Web Development.
• Experience with a range of web technologies such as; HTML5 Java, Java Frameworks, CSS, JavaScript etc.
• Proven experience in Agile Software Development
• Demonstrable skills in a complex source code management and defect tracking environment
• Strong leadership skills
• Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or Engineering or other degree or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

• A geospatial background is advantageous
• Prior involvement with Smallworld products is particularly sought after
• Integration experience

Locations: United Kingdom ; Cambridge

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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