Software Engineer
Barrington , Illinois
December 20, 2016
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GE Healthcare

Business Segment

Healthcare Digital

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.

About Us:

GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. GE operates in over 160 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide, finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance to build, power, move and cure the world. Not just imagining. Doing.

Business Overview:

At GE, 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. Stay connected with us. Join our Talent Community!

How to Apply

To be considered for a future position, please submit your resume/CV via the GE Careers website

Equal Employment Opportunity

GE Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Software Engineer

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Function Segment

Applications and Software

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

GE Healthcare is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to work on a number of exciting projects that will have a positive impact on GE healthcare's business.

Essential Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer, You will be responsible for programing a feature and or a small feature set. You will work on user stories in an agile fashion by collaborating with senior engineer, product owners and architects .

In this role you will:

* Design and Implement small product features on real time analytic applications

* Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications

* Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions

* Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

* Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

* Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables

* Understand performance parameters and assess application performance


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or minimum 2 years of experience in software development using Java/J2EE technologies, spring, hibernate, JPA, web services.

* Experience working on T-SQL/SQL Server

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.

* 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 Barrington, IL

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

* Agile/Scrum experience preferred.

* Write high quality code using test-driven development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) practices

* Experience with tools like sonar for handling static code violations in the code.

Technical Expertise:

* Experience developing applications using Java/J2EE

* Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)

* Experience with tools like perforce, SVN for source code configuration

Business Acumen:

* Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application

* Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

* Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

* Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry


* Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

* Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence

* Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

* Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:

* Demonstrate the ability to help team members

* Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present

* Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new

software frameworks

* Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources


A little about us:
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