Director - Software Engineering - Cloud Tools
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
November 21, 2017
Reference:
3025823
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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It's about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it's about the future of industry-energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It's about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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:

As a Director of the Cloud Tools Team, you will apply your knowledge of management, the cloud ecosystem, software development methodologies, best practices, and proven processes to deliver quality tools on budget, within planned schedule with superb quality.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Demonstrate strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding ofproduct development and successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation and resolution

+ Responsible for building a world class software development team to support the system integration of the platform

+ Responsible to aligning with cross-functional service team owners to understand initiatives and implementations

+ Deliver application and services to validate and ensure the platform meets all operational standards

+ Influence decision making through active partnership with cross-functional teams

+ Manage strategic business partnerships and relationships through Technical, Financial, Contractual and Relationship Management

+ Own and manage the multiple rapid prototyping and product development budgets

+ Coach, mentor and lead a diverse group of engineers and developers.

+ Quickly define and deliver working prototypes

+ Work with product owners and architects to develop multi-generation technology plans

+ Work directly with customers to understand business and technical needs

+ Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse

+ Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities

+ Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables

+ Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products

+ Keep project data relating to tracking and financials current

+ Deliver resource strategy and plans, including use of 3rd parties/partners, etc., in support of development and support activities

+ Plan and manage budgets related to scope of team

+ Communicate effectively both within immediate team and GE leadership. Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results

+ Build a world class software development team to consistently deliver complex software platforms and research projects of varying size and duration

Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum of 8+ years of experience in the cloud domain or a Master's Degree with 5 years of experience OR at least 2 years of experience in an accelerated program in a technical field.Eligibility Requirements:

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Defines product vision. Lays out product roadmap. Maps current requirements to industry trends, analyses competition trends

+ Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams.). Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, andguide continuous improvement. Provides training on Lean / Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in coding process.

+ Demonstrates advanced understanding of Linux or Unix operating systems

+ Additional Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or other Public Cloud Certifications

+ Demonstrated Hands On Experience Developing Solutions with Cloud Orchestration Tools (Chef, Puppet, Salt, etc.)

+ Demonstrates advanced understanding of software development tools & infrastructure

+ Prioritizes projects based on an assessment of competitive needs. Anticipates areas of competitive vulnerability and offers plans to mitigate them

+ Evangelizes new technology, predicts trends, and identifies new opportunities based on trends. Acts as industry expert by participating in defining standardsand open source initiatives

+ Establishes framework for a culture of successful collaboration by defining a common understanding of who has decision rights and accountability, and howcollaboration and transparency are rewarded

+ Establishes vision, Identifies and champions internal/external best practices, tools, and ideas to improve execution and quality. Drives an organization ofefficiency, accountability and ownership

+ Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning

+ Additional leadership experience in areas of operations, manufacturing and quality preferred

+ Uses critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions. Evangelizes and contributes to the GE standards for critical thinking best practices and methodologies across the enterprise. Defines new critical thinking methods. Engages with externalthought-leaders and communities on analytical and critical thinking methodologies

+ Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

+ Evangelizes the notion that anything worth doing takes repeated effort and failure. Drives the organization toward a continued excitement of attaining thevision and goal in the face of resistance

+ Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits andadvises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems\#DTR

Locations: United States; Georgia; AtlantaGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . 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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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