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Software Engineering Specialist

  • GE Digital
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:30:13 AM
  • 2769762
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Michigan; Van Buren Township


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:
We are taking on the world’s biggest challenges through innovative software solutions. In this role, you will work with a group of energized and focused software professionals, analytics researchers, data scientists and domain experts in the areas of big data processing, text mining and analytics visualization leveraging contemporary tools, technologies and development methodologies to build prognostic and diagnostic products using sensor data from smart devices.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for programming a feature and or a small feature set. You will contribute to the team and works with direction from the Senior Team Members or management but works independently.

In this role you will:
  • Act as a member of the Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design and development practices.
  • Write codes that meet standards and deliver desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
  • Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables.
  • Collaborate with system engineers, front end developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions.
  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • Minimum Cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA.
  • Graduating between July 2016 and June 2017.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Van Buren, MI.


Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Experience in building features such as web services and Queries on existing tables.
  • Aware of Methods and practices such as Lean/Agile/XP, etc. May have prior work experience in an agile environment, or introductory training on Lean/Agile. Aware of and able to apply continuous integration (CI).
  • Operates with general understanding of the impacts of technology choice to the software development life cycle. Familiarity with versatile management options, including story mapping, lean management, among others.
  • Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy, JAX-WS, Web Services)
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate, JDBC, Spring Data).
  • Experience with rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN).
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in software or relevant area.
  • Effective use of data structures and algorithms.

Business Acumen:
  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
  • Understands the technology landscape, up to date on current technology trends and new technology, brings new ideas to the team.
  • Displays understanding of the project’s value proposition for the customer. Shows commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer.


    Leadership:
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence.
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision.
  • Completes assigned tasks on time and with high quality. Takes independent responsibility for assigned deliverables.

Personal Attributes:
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present.
  • Implements clean concise solutions that address the requirements at hand.
  • Makes transitions to the new and different. Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources.

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Locations: United States ; Michigan; Van Buren Township

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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