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On Site Software Services Specialist

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:34:30 PM
  • 2723266
  • Job Function: Services
  • 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
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Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications
  • 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
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 particular skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time to customer sites.
  • Location: Boston, MA.

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Desired Characteristics:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Experience with web markup, including HTML5 and CSS
  • Experience with Javascript
  • 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
  • Bias for action with a positive mental mindset
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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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