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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:25:17 PM
  • 2808150
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Longmont


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:
You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. You will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across the business. You will also lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Business & Product Managers
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications using Java
  • Demonstrate the understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle and be able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through whiteboarding
  • Work closely with peers and keep engaging in a fast-paced technical design and development team
  • Execute in a fast-paced delivery mode and focus on delivering tasks to meet the product release goals
  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation
  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development
  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Understand the whole product, its modules and the interrelationships between them while acting as an expert in the assigned component or module
  • Assist with designing interfaces and contributing to information exchange between modules
  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus.
  • Show expertise in processes / methodologies and skills in build, release & deployment processes
  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing
  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs
  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices
  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms, and have the ability to implement them using language of choice
  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast-paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision



Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in in software application development OR a Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in software application development OR PhD with 3 years of experience in in software application development



Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen



Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Master’s Degree/ PHD in Computer Science
  • Experience with Windows and Unix / Linux-based programming
  • Experience working on software projects in the Energy domain (Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water)
  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
  • Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.

Business Acumen:
  • Strong problem-solving abilities; capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective



Leadership:
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill


Personal Attributes:
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team-building and problem-solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.
  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.
  • Shows ability to effectively delegate work

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Locations: United States ; Colorado; Longmont

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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