Software Engineer (UI Component)
Company: General Electric
Location: Pleasanton, California
Posted: August 13, 2017
Reference ID: 2957966
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 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.
ServiceMax is the world leader in Field Service Management. We are a team of innovators, thinkers and doers who care passionately about changing the world. How? By rethinking the massive and growing industry that keeps our world running - field service.
There are more than five million field technicians in the US and tens of millions across the globe. The machines and equipment we use every day - in our homes, at our offices, in hospitals and just about everywhere - need to be installed, fixed and serviced, and these field technicians are tasked with keeping our worlds and the world running every single day.
We are on a mission... to revolutionize Field Service, through our product, our customers and most importantly, our employees.
We are looking for a UI developer with an impeccable sense of craft to formulate, build & maintain our UI component library. At ServiceMax you will have the unique opportunity to join a collaborative team where you will work with product designers to create a cross platform visual experience. You are a self-starter, always striving towards pixel-perfection, yet your solutions are intuitive. You appreciate the value of rigorous consistency coupled with the ability to remain flexible enough to accommodate critique and change the ServiceMax brand attribute we call humblident.
You will be responsible for programing 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
+ 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
+ Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
+ Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice
+ Build our shared UI component system, where common product design patterns become reusable artifacts, precision-engineered for web and mobile.
+ Connect with global design and engineering teams to identify and adopt common UI components, practices & standards.
+ Take 100% ownership of projects from design to implementation and delivery.
+ Bring good vibes to the larger creative team.
+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
+ A minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
+ 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
+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Pleasanton, CA
+ Experience with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap/Foundation
+ Experience with CSS preprocessors like Saas, less, or stylus
+ Solid understanding of React (or other JS frameworks)
+ Experience of setting up CI and CD process
+ Experience with unit testing
+ Experience with cross-browser, cross devices, and cross platform testing
+ Intense focus on quality and sweating the details
+ A desire to provide well-documented, easy-to-consume components to the engineering organization and an ability to think of APIs as contracts
+ A strong empathy for usability and visual design; practical, not elaborate
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
+ Experience interacting with the SalesForce ecosystem
+ Design background a plus
+ Past contributions to open source considered a bonus
+ 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
+ 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
Locations: United States; California; Pleasanton
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.