Lead Platform Software Developer
Location:
Worcester , Massachusetts
Posted:
September 12, 2017
Reference:
2882873
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

About GE's Automation & Controls: GE is a leading provider of automation and controls technology and services for power generation, distribution and adjacent applications across industry. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their machines, data, insights and people. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers' toughest challenges. 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 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:

The Lead Platform Software Developer will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of GE's Edge Ecosystem. This entails building out a platform to enable other software developers to build, test, publish and manage Edge Apps on Edge Devices. Developers will also build their own Edge Apps leveraging the platform.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Platform Software Developer, you will:

+ Join the GE's Automation & Controls Technology team and use your software skills to develop GE's Edge Eco-system, the App Store and App Development Environment The software will work with Field Agent edge devices and Predix Cloud offerings. You will develop Edge Apps as well.

+ Work in small, self-motivated teams collaborating with your Product Owner to translate customer needs into the platform

+ Be involved in all phases of software development from product definition to production release

+ Use Agile software development practices to test our products using Continuous Integration

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

+ Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationships between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module

+ Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks

+ Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

+ Strong knowledge of Software Design Patterns. Hands-on experience in containerization and web services (Docker, Micro-Apps, REST, etc.)

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience with developing software with high-level software languages such as C/C++, Java, and Python

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience developing software in Linux

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.

+ Preferred work location: Boston, MA.

Desired Characteristics:

+ 6 months of experience with containers and container engines such as Docker

+ Master's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

+ Docker, containerized app development

+ Javascript Experience or familiarity with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS

+ Experience with Poylmer, Node or Angular is a plus

+ Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems

+ Java, Bash and Python, C++ System administration with Linux

+ CI / CD infrastructure

+ Node js for web front end development

+ Embedded Linux & device drivers

+ Virtualization, e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.

+ Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes

+ Knowledge of Ethernet network communication protocols

+ Knowledge of application Security best practices

+ Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, Boot, MVC, Integration and Data)

+ Experience with building platforms and developer tools is a big plus

+ Experience with Big Data and NoSQL databases is a big plus

+ Able to work through ambiguous situations and get to answers on behalf of our customers

+ Can influence team members and management team

+ Comfortable managing time and bugets

+ Can present technical plans in voice of customer

+ Works well with commercial, PM, marketing, finance and entire extended business team

+ Experience with Yocto

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Locations: United States; Massachusetts, New York; Boston, Niskayuna

GE 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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