Energy Management Platform (EMP) Technical Lead
Redmond , Washington
December 20, 2016
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GE Energy Connections

Business Segment

Energy Connections Grid Solutions

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Posted Position Title

Energy Management Platform (EMP) Technical Lead

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Program Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




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Role Summary/Purpose

The EMP Technical Lead drives the overall EMP product architecture by ensuring new product development activities consider Operations deliveries constraints (such as performance, installation, compatibility matrix with other GE and non GE software. This role will also works with the EMP Test Lead to help define testing strategy considering technical and business risks in order to improve product quality and decrease support costs.

Essential Responsibilities

* Drive the overall EMP product architecture.

* Ensure synchronization between the applications (Simulation

/ Generation / Network / Load Forecast) Leads and Operations in regards with

Deliveries constraints so that new development activities account for those

constraints. Lead discussion / decision making process and document decisions

and rationales.

* Drive the architecture review of new product development


* Help troubleshooting integration issues / technical issues /

propose improvements.

* Execute performance testing and review results / provide

inputs / solutions to improve performance.

* Assist the Test Lead in defining and executing test strategy

* Work with the application leads and the test lead to

identify regression risks and propose appropriate testing strategy to mitigate


* Work with the application leads and the test lead to define

new test cases for new features (including test cases in regards with

installation / performance / other deliveries constraints).

* Help supplying testing environment and testing data.

* Follow-up testing progress.

* Support EMP Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.

* Work with EMP Project Integrator to document and improve

performance and reliability of EMP CI / CD environments

* Take ownership of product packaging and delivery for full

releases, service packs and patches.


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in computer sciences or Electrical


* 5+ years' experience in a Project Engineering position

(preferred in EMS solutions)

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.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills / experienced

in troubleshooting software issues

* Working knowledge of application architecture,

infrastructure and security concepts and technical implementation

* Working knowledge of Continuous Integration Platforms (Jenkins)

* Working knowledge for tests automation

* Good knowledge of existing GE solutions

* Ability to work across organizations

* Ability to influence cross functional teams that include

architects, analysts, developers and QA analysts

* Ability to articulate ideas, using facts and data, for

solutions to both technical and business communities

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadline

* Ability to learn and incorporate new technologies, concepts

and development languages


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