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Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:04:56 PM
  • 2817925
  • 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 independently developing build and release procedures for a particular release of a product. Skilled in innovating, developing, and maintaining build and configuration management.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the team and works independently.
  • Breaks down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks. Increases task level and takes on multiple projects at one time.
  • Becoming skilled with various configuration management, build management and continuous integration tools and methodologies.
  • Understands the importance of Build and Release as part of development life cycle and with reference to continuous integration process.
  • Fully understands the importance of different software environments like Development, QA and Production.
  • Skilled in application domain and functional areas.
  • Expertise and knowledge in writing automation scripts for build and release processes.
  • Becoming skilled with SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.
    • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms.



    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the industry



    Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge with Automation tools (Chef, Ansible, etc)
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery models.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Monitoring Software (Sensu, Datadog, Nagios, etc)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, Verizon, etc)
  • Customer communication skills/focus
  • Scripting experience (Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, Powershell, etc.)
  • Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • 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

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    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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