Staff Software Engineer - Backend
Company: General Electric
Location: San Ramon, California
Posted: May 03, 2017
Reference ID: 2915541
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.
You will be responsible for programming a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.
In this role, you will:
+ 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 technologies and infrastructure
+ Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7
+ Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
+ Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards
+ Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans
+ Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse
+ Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities
+ Coach, mentor and lead the team
+ Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables
+ Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
+ Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs
+ Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results
+ Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
+ Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
+ Write code 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 technology chosen
+ Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness
+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
+ A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in software development OR Master's degree with 6 years of experience in software development.
+ 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 travel (15%)
+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
+ Experience with any of the programming languages like Java, Go OR Python.
+ Hands-on experience in web & micro services REST
+ Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework and reactive technologies like (akka, netty, node.js)
+ Strong programming experience in Java or any other Object Oriented programming language
+ Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
+ 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.
+ Strong experience in Relational Databases and NoSql
+ 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..
+ Good working knowledge of SDLC and CI/CD delivery methodologies
+ Experience with Play framework, Angular.
+ Hands-on experienced developer working with Cloud base technologies and platforms
+ Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
+ Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
+ Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
+ Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
+ Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
+ Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives
+ Strong oral and written communication skills
+ Strong interpersonal skills
+ Effective team building and problem solving abilities
Locations: United States; California; San Ramon
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.