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Sr Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:01:36 PM
  • 2819109
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States ; Massachusetts; Boston


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.

This role is with the innovative and fast paced Centricity Business & Centricity Financial Risk Management engineering team centered in Boston, MA. Our team uses Agile methodologies to provide world class Revenue Cycle & Financial Management products to our customers. You will work closely with other engineering teams to produce an integrated and innovative solution to meet our Healthcare customers’ rapidly changing needs.
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 designing & maintaining highly complex modules, critical components or a whole application/product in its entirety. Has the vision to integrate it across multiple systems. Works independently and is seen as a technical leader. Is responsible for driving the design and development efforts related to architecture, scalability, availability and performance in alignment with the product/application road map.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Proven track record of successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation.
  • Provides expertise in Design, Architecture, Development, Continuous Integration and Delivery.
  • Leads impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy.
  • Expert in providing oversight, mentoring team members and leading large development efforts. Experienced in effectively delegating work.
  • Deep understanding of the market and competing product offerings.
  • Demonstrates the ability of benchmarking against competition. Expert level skills in building value proposition with total customer focus.
  • Subject matter expert in processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations.
  • Expert in navigating through ambiguity and prioritizing conflicting asks.
  • Expert level skills in design, architecture and development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects if the situation demands.
  • Demonstrates expert level skills in collaboration with different stakeholders, influences decisions, ability to take strategic view.
  • Leads the efforts across the product / multiple product versions and is an expert in custom solutions.
  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice when necessary - as a value offering.
  • Defines and owns coding and design standards, ensures secure development practices, establishes expectations around performance, drives internationalization, and manages CI/CD pipelines.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills; able to present at conferences and explain complex technical problems in simple terms.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience OR PhD with 5 years of experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Java development
  • 2+ years’ experience with .NET with C# and ASP.NET development
  • 2+ years’ experience with Web Technologies (HTML, JS, etc) Development and Security (ex. OWASP top 10)
  • 1+ years’ experience with Network Tooling/Analysis Skills (ex. Wireshark, Burp, SSLyze)

    Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)
  • 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
  • Must be willing to travel as needed (10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • C Programming Experience
  • Experience with Single Identity (LDAP, Active Directory) & Single Sign-on
  • Experience with Operating Systems (Linux, Windows)
  • Experience with InterSystems (Cache, Ensemble)
  • Experience with Healthcare Software Products (ex. Centricity Business)
  • Facilitates and coaches software engineering team sessions on requirements estimation and alternative approaches to team sizing and estimation. Leads a community of practice around estimation to share best practices among teams
  • Knowledgeable about developments in UX in various contexts, businesses, and industries. Quantifies effectiveness of design choices by gathering data. Drives accountability and adoption. Publishes guidance and documentation to promote adoption of design. Proposes design solutions based on research and synthesis; creates general design principles that capture the vision and critical concerns for a program.
  • Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Demonstrates advanced understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles (e.g., Black belt certified). Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, and guide continuous improvement. Provides training on Lean / Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in coding process. Teaches XP practices to others. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.

    Business Acumen:

  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).
  • Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation of buy vs. build solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI). Manages the process of building and maintaining a successful alliance. Understands and successfully applies common analytical techniques, including ROI, SWOT, and Gap analyses. Able to clearly articulate the business drivers relevant to a given initiative.

    Leadership:

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.
    Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.
  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.
  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

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    Locations: United States ; Massachusetts; Boston

    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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