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Staff Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2017 3:57:07 PM
  • 2793656
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Louisiana, Virginia; New Orleans, Glen Allen


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 SecOps Platform Engineering team is responsible for providing the GE-CIRT and Cyber Intelligence organizations with the software products required to protect GE from cyber threats. Our platforms span knowledge management, host forensics, and incident response automation capabilities across GE.

Essential Responsibilities:
Staff Build & Release Engineer will be responsible for providing build and release strategy for highly complex as well as parallel and concurrent releases for a Software Product. Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC. The role demonstrates deep understanding of concurrent software development, its effect on build management and releasing the builds across versions and environments

• Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC.
• Works independently and is seen as a Technical Leader.
• Manages key deliverables and mentors junior team members.
• Contributes in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality.
• Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables.
• Develops and enhances the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams.
• Determines best practices and principals and promotes them across the team.
• Demonstrates expert knowledge in developing and executing automated builds and scripts. Learns new build and releases techniques and methodologies and trains the team in the same.
• Works with developers and stakeholders to deliver quality software through the build and deployment system.
• Partners with and provides direction to fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
• Uses industry best practices to improve Build, Release and Continuous integration processes.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
• A minimum of 5 years of professional experience OR a Master’s degree with 3 years of professional experience

Desired Characteristics:
• Experience developing and owning CI build pipelines
• Experience working with configuration and deployment automation technologies such as Ansible or Chef
• Experience with Git and Agile software development
• Familiarity with using ESXi and/or OpenStack environments
• Experience in building scalable and highly available systems
• Contributes in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality
• Skilled in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
• Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
• Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
• Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.

Locations: United States ; Louisiana, Virginia; New Orleans, Glen Allen

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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