Staff Software Architect
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
2986367
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:

You will be working on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. You will work on projects for components of the domain.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

+ Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction.

+ Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

+ Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level.

+ Participate in the EA (Enterprise Architecture) governance model.

+ Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.

+ Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.

Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

+ A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in one or more components such as SAP ABAP, SAP PO/PI, AIF, Portal, Java technologies; specializing in the solution design, planning, support and deployment of global SAP implementations OR Master's degree with 6 years of experience in above outlined experience OR PhD with 3 years of experience in above outlined experience OR at least 2 years of experience in an accelerated program in a technical fieldEligibility 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 travel 10-15%

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta, GA

Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

+ Strong SAP ABAP & PI/PO technical knowhow with good understanding of cross functional domains e.g. PLM, PS, SD, MM, FI-CO, PP, PM, etc.

+ Good understanding of Application Integration, BPM, Communication protocols - BAPI, RFC, SOAP, Web services etc.

+ Participates in domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.

+ Gathers and analyzes data and develops architectural requirements at project level, aligning architectural requirements with software development strategy.

+ Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain level.

+ Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.

+ Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.

+ Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.

+ Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.

+ At least 3 full life cycle implementations experience with good understanding of Agile methodology.

+ Strong background assisting in technical solution architectural design, planning and managing SAP technical delivery

+ Strong ERP strategic and governance leadership skills, driving business transformation at enterprise level across multiple businesses

+ Experience of the use of, and tailoring of, best of breed project management processes and tools.Business Acumen:

+ Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.Leadership:

+ Coaches and mentors team members.

+ Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.

+ Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.

+ Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.

+ Team leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills and people centric approach to understand employee needs as well as to manage employee expectations

+ Complete project based work keeping a focus on hitting key project milestones.

+ Strong English verbal & written communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse global group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

+ Demonstrate a combination of strong leadership skills with sound SAP technical knowledge and an ability to clearly communicate key recommendations to stakeholders.Personal Attributes:

+ Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.

+ Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.

+ Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.

+ Self-motivator and result oriented to complete task as per timelines

+ Must have good analytical and problem solving skills

+ Positive attitude - goes the extra mile, is committed, willing to take on challenges and has a can-do mind-set.\#DTR

Locations: United States; Georgia; AtlantaGE 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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