Sr Staff Software Engineer
Location:
Roanoke , Virginia
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
3022187
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.

At GE Digital, 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. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

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:

This position is responsible for designing highly complex modules, critical components or a whole application/product in its entirety. Has the vision to integrate it across multiple systems. This position works independently and is seen as a technical leader. The position is responsible for driving the design and development efforts related to architecture, scalability, availability and performance in alignment with the product/application roadmap.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development m and infrastructure

+ Provide guidance to developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM

+ Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

+ Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse

+ Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with CTO, Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers

+ Leads impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural

+ Subject matter expert in processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations. Expert in navigating through ambiguity and prioritizing conflicting asks.

+ Expert level skills in design, architecture and development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects if the situation demands.

+ Leads the architecture and design efforts across the product / multiple product versions and is an expert in architecting custom solutions off the base product.

+ Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice when necessary - as a value offering.

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

+ A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product OR Master's degree with 8 years of experience OR PhD with 5 years of 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 travel up to 5%

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Roanoke, VA.

Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

+ Facilitates and coach's software engineering team sessions on requirements estimation and alternative approaches to team sizing and estimation. Leads a community of practice around estimation to share best practices among teams

+ Knowledgeable about UX design process. Proposes design solutions that capture the vision and critical concerns for a program.

+ Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Teaches XP practices to others. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.

+ Expert level development skills in modern Javascript/CSS/HTML5 UI implementations.

+ Expert level development skills in one language and proficiency/familiarity in two others (C#/.NET Core, Java, NodeJS, Python, etc.).

+ Experience with SQL datastores such as PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.

+ Experience developing for, configuring, and supporting Cloud computing solutions is a plus (Cloud Foundry, AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

+ Experience with container technologies such as Docker is a plus.Business Acumen:

+ Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).

+ Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation of buy vs. build solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI). Leadership:

+ Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.

+ Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.

+ Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.Personal Attributes:

+ Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.

+ Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.\#DTR

Locations: United States; Virginia; RoanokeGE 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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