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Sr Staff Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:21:49 PM
  • 2822121
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States ; Washington; Seattle


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.

At GE Healthcare Digital in Seattle, WA, we’re leveraging our leadership in software development, user experience, platform analytics, cyber security and cloud-based solutions to deliver our vision to drive quality and efficiency globally through digital health technology. This is not aspiration. It’s transformation. And it’s happening now. We help medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients, and we are proud to be improving lives in moments that matter.
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 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 roadmap.

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

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with skills.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in designing large scale cloud based systems using service oriented architecture
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, experimentation, services orient development model, data driven development
  • Prefer experience with C/C++, C#, HTML5, JavaScript, PowerShell, Azure Service Fabric (PaaS) and Azure services like caching, notifications, SQL Azure etc.
  • Prior experience with performance and scalability of large scale cloud based systems

    Technical Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through ambiguous problems
  • 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:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

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    Locations: United States ; Washington; Seattle

    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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