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Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 8:56:08 PM
  • 2812371
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): India ; Bangalore


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 Transportation is a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives. That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide

Role Summary:
Responsible for programming a component, feature and or feature set for or wired and wireless Network Communication Systems and applications installed on locomotives. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Contributes to design discussions. Makes individual impact as well as guide team members to grow and succeed

Essential Responsibilities:
• Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
• Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.
• Shows ability to effectively delegate work.
• Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment.
• Understands whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module.
• Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) on one or more major modules.
• Possesses advanced domain knowledge and shows great customer focus.
• Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.
• Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes.
• Helps define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design.
• Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing.
• Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs.
• Expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices.
• Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language chosen.
• Drives functional design and implementation on one or more major modules.
• Serves as SME and works closely with support and infrastructure services in troubleshooting customer and operational issues.
• Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts.
• Expert in Programming (in C, C++, Java, etc.) all applications, components, and interfaces
• Expert in embedded and networking protocols
• Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
• Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members.
• Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.
• Understands whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module,
• Helps drive pair programming practices and code reviews across the team.
• Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) on one or more major modules
• Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes
• Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
• Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing
• Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to design
• 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.
• Promotes transparency by proactively sharing design choices with appropriate audiences, with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness.
• Demonstrates expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog
• Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Agile, CI, Software and product security, scalability, documentation practices, refactoring and automated testing
techniques
• Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products, performance and reliability enhancements

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor’s / Master's Degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Communication, Electrical, Information Technology or related Engineering desciplines
• A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software development

Desired Characteristics:
• Expertise in development of embedded products
• Expertise developing C and C++ applications for QNX, Linux
• Expertise in embedded networking, communication protocols
• Proficient in unit and integration testing, test automation concepts and tools
• Proficient in version control, release management, change management
• Strong communication, interpersonal and Leadership skills
• Understanding Embedded hardware and electronics


Locations: India ; Bangalore

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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