Business Segment: Energy Connections Automation & Controls
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.
GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com
We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections. To learn more, please visit: www.geautomation.com. 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 On Site Software Services Specialist will support the implementation and configuration of Edge controllers and software at customer sites as part of the Edge Professional Services team. This role is on the leading edge of the industrial internet of things movement and the primary function is to work with internal agile software teams to design, develop, implement and configure industrial apps.
Essential Responsibilities: As the On Site Software Services Specialist, you will:
Join the GE’s Automation & Controls Professional Services team and use your software skills to develop, implement and configure software applications for our Edge EcoSystem. Examples could be porting customer Apps from legacy to the Predix environment, developing adapters for connecting customer equipment to the Predix EcoSystem, adding customer specific features & functionality to the Edge App Product Portfolio.
Work in small, self-motivated teams to translate customer needs into Edge App products and infrastructure
Travel to customer sites to implement and configure software applications on the Field Agent device
Work with the connectivity teams in A&C services to ensure customer satisfaction
Provide training to customers to enable them to write Apps or visualize data
Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% travel to customer sites to implement and configure software applications on the Field Agent device
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 1 year of experience with developing software with high-level software languages or with web development
Minimum of 1 year of experience developing software in Linux or Windows environment
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 particular skills.
Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time to customer sites.
Location: Boston, MA.
Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Experience with web markup, including HTML5 and CSS
Experience with Java, Bash and Python
Experience in system administration with Linux and Windows
Experience with Embedded Linux & device drivers
Experience with Virtualization, e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.
Knowledge of Ethernet network communication protocols
Knowledge of application Security best practices
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes
Demonstrated experience working on teams that use the Agile Scrum development methods
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