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Sr Site Reliability Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:04:29 PM
  • 2793633
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Cincinnati


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:

Responsible for operational engineering of a set of services. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to design discussions.
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts.
  • Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members.
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices.
  • Helps drive pair programming practices and code reviews across the team.
  • Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.
  • Skilled in core data structures and algorithms and implements them using appropriate chosen language.
  • Demonstrates expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog.
  • Promotes availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency by proactively sharing impact of software design choices on system operations.
  • Understands operating systems and networks and the tools used to diagnose problems and validate solutions.
  • Participate in on call rotation.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
    • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience
    • 5-8+ years experience in Cloud Service development, compute engineering, architecture and implementation

      Desired Characteristics:
    • Strong knowledge of Cloud Management Platforms (Scalr, Rightscale, etc)
    • Strong knowledge of Cloud Monitoring Software (Sensu, Datadog, Nagios, etc)
    • Strong knowledge of Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, Verizon, etc)
    • Familiarity with Automation tools (Chef, Ansible, etc)
    • Ability to lead a global team
    • Customer communication skills/focus
    • Hands on experience designing and implementing solutions leveraging multiple services within public cloud providers via provider and/or cross platform APIs.
    • Demonstrated scripting experience (Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, Powershell, etc.)
    • Expertise in of Service-Oriented Architecture SOA (REST, SOAP, JSON, XML, etc.)
    • Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
    • Demonstrated Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle and Associated Tools
    • Experience in Agile Scrum teams (i.e. JIRA/Confluence, Rally)
    • 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 ; Ohio; Cincinnati

      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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