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Sr Lifecycle Operations Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:05:59 AM
  • 2503202
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Georgia; Atlanta


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 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 Data Center Compute Operations Engineer will focus on the robust compute environments within GE’s Core Data Centers. The role will work closely with the Operations, Compute Build and Network teams to manage capacity, availability and systems health of our 24/7 Data Center environments.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Hands on Computer Engineer with understanding and passion for technology, works cross functionally to solve, and has a passion for internal and external customer success
  • Ability to navigate and solve in a multi-tenant, complex Data Center environment
  • Solution oriented and obsessed with quality outcomes
  • Drives solutions that improve resiliency and reliability across the enterprise with focus on capability and con-temporized designs and solutions
  • Has a robust understanding of the environment including *nix, Windows, and storage fabrics
  • Interfaces with Engineering, Security, and Architecture to align implementations and drives outcomes through the eyes of customer success
  • Builds and manages the Data Center compute environments.
  • 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
  • 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

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management or other technical / IT field,
    OR in lieu of a degree: a HS diploma/GED and minimum 4 years of IT experience or equivalent military experience/training.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in IT infrastructure operations and/or engineering teams. 24/7 Operations experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience and demonstrated capability and competency to thrive and solve in a complex, multi-tenant compute environment.
  • Minimum 5 years experience and proven capability to work in a highly matrix organization environment.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships; creates processes with customer viewpoint; partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and capability to focus on key efforts when required
  • In-depth experience with multi-disciplined technology stack across systems and data center compute environments
  • Certifications demonstrating technical depth in compute technologies and operations
  • Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources; has experience working with others on a global basis; applies knowledge to coach and mentor others
  • Able to communicate successfully across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent managing & influencing skills

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    Locations: United States ; Georgia; Atlanta

    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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