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Staff Application Operations Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:47:50 AM
  • 2792650
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady


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 Workforce Management Payroll Engineer will serve as an expert responsible for the design, build and implementation of payroll file delivery for the Workforce Management COE. The role would require the candidate to leverage his / her hands-on experiences to design solutions that integrate Kronos with PeopleSoft and other regional payroll providers, ensuring the best design for reuse and eliminating of issues.

Essential Responsibilities:
Implement technical standards, resolve complex system issues, and manage vendor resources to ensure right technical approach.
  • Effectively engage global teams and experts to create and propose technology designs, standards, and solutions with high impact to business and/or its customers
  • Champion large-scale process and technology improvement efforts, to provide mutually acceptable, cost effective IT solutions
  • Support, advise, assist, guide and resolve IT issues for client leaders and end-users
  • Interpret, modify or produce documented IT application frameworks or architectures
    • Execute a technology roadmap to leverage our current cloud and onsite applications and prepare for the future in a Saas environment.
  • Research development in assigned technology, validate business requirements, proposes changes, develop migration and implementation plans, and execute associated projects
  • Perform project level design, debug and performance analysis
  • Lead detailed design and code reviews
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key strategic vendors and peers
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging or enhanced technologies that could improve current IT systems, support operations and end user experience, through Proof of Concepts
  • Provide input into the technology plan for the IT organization, and ensure that plans for their assigned applications integrate effectively with other aspects of the technical infrastructure
  • Teach and mentor others to develop their technical expertise
  • Lead programs and projects in support of the strategic initiatives related with incident reduction, simplification, process excellence, security and compliance


Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Information Science or related fields
  • Minimum of 4 years of recent hands-on technical experience as a Developer or Architect on large applications
  • Minimum of 4 years of recent, hands-on technical experience working with Middleware Integration or similar tools (ex: BPM, BPEL)
  • Minimum of 4 years of recent, hands-on technical experience (tuning, etc) in Oracle 10g/11g DBMS or SQL Server or similar tools
  • Minimum of 4 years of recent, hands-on technical experience in coding software using the following technologies: PL / SQL, Oracle Forms, Reports, XML Publisher, OAF, J2EE or ADF, and JDeveloper 10g+ or similar tools


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture leveraging web services
  • Strong analytical skills – 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
  • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships and creates processes with customer viewpoint
  • Change oriented – actively generates process improvements, supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways
  • Experience in the integration with and/or management of externally-hosted 3rd Party Software as a Service applications
  • Experience of working in a shared services model

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Locations: United States ; New York; Schenectady

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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