Sr Software Engineer
Location:
New Orleans , Louisiana
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
2978919
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 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 Sr. Software Engineer - Back-end wil be responsible for designing, developing and testing software to create solutions and services tailored to the needs of the business and external customers. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant technologies. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on GE's Predix platform.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set.

+ Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

+ Contributes to design discussions.

+ Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts.

+ Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members.

+ Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices.

+ Helps drive pair programming practices and code reviews across the team.

+ Demonstrates awareness or product positioning and key differentiators.

+ Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.

+ Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.

+ Skilled in core data structures and algorithms and implements them using appropriate chosen language.

+ Promotes transparency by proactively sharing design choices with appropriate audiences, with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness. • Demonstrates expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog.

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's degree in STEM, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

+ A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in IT OR Master's degree with 3 years of experience in IT

+ GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

+ 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

+ Must be willing to work in our New Orleans, LA facility full-time

+ Must submit application for employment through gecareers.com (or COS if internal) to be considered

+ Must be 18 years of age or older

+ Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

Desired Characteristics:

+ Good knowledge on many from the following technology stack - Java, J2EE, Spring Framework, MVC, App server Knowledge (Tomcat,JBoss), OSGi, SOAP/REST webservices

+ Excellent knowledge with development tools and integrated build systems: Eclipse IDE, Jenkins/Hudson, Maven - Software development cycle and automated testing experience (TDD/BDD)

+ Strong Debugging and Troubleshooting Expertise

+ Previous experience with the GE Software Center of Excellence Predix platform.

+ Lean/Six Sigma Certification.

+ Experience working in an Agile software development environment

+ 3-5+ years experience with Java

+ 1-2 years experience with JavaScript

+ Experience with NodeJS

+ 1-2 years experience with NOSQL databases

+ 1-2 years experience with Relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, etc...)

+ 3+ Years of developing REST APIs

+ 3+ Years experience writing unit tests

+ 2+ Experience using a CI system to automate builds

+ Understanding of HTTP and Network Layer overhead and latency

+ Understanding of how to optimize service data for size or speed

+ Working knowledge in configuration management tools such as CVS/SVN/ClearCase/Git/Perforce

+ Previous experience with Cloud Foundry/PaaS

+ Experience with C#

+ Experience with NewRelic

+ Experience with Logstash

+ Experience with Postgres

+ Experience with Lua

+ Experience with GOLang

+ Understanding of Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN)

+ Experience with CQRS

+ Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.

+ Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.

+ Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.

+ Strong analytical skills - strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.

+ Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.

+ Highly self-motivated, able to work independently\#DTR

Locations: United States; Louisiana; New OrleansGE 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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