GE Sr Lifecycle Operations Engineer in Alpharetta, Georgia

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GE Digital

Business Segment

Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread

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 anEqual Opportunity Employer. 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.

Posted Position Title

Sr Lifecycle Operations Engineer

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

GE is building operations teams focused on performance and availability of Compute and Network infrastructure consumed by all business segments. These teams are composed of highly talented individuals obsessively focused with availability through operational excellence. The ideal individual is relentlessly technical, passionate for automating everything and totally committed to delivering amazing customer experiences. This role is focused on delivering monitoring and automation capabilities

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead deployment and management of enterprise monitoring and automation tools

  • Establish performance baselines, capacity thresholds, correlate events, and define monitoring/alerting criteria

  • Develop automated solutions to address potential problems before they result in a service interruption

  • Create automation for programmatic deployment and management of tools used in production environment

  • Design and lead deployment of capacity models to baseline transactional load compared to resource performance and leverage data to predict overall system capacity

  • Distill volumes of data, analyzes performance results, diagnoses performance problems and clearly characterize system performance to stakeholders

  • Respond and lead resolution to on-call escalations for urgent issues

  • Provide coaching and direction to junior team members to ensure they have sufficient guidance and technical leadership to successfully fulfill their duties


Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Minimum 5 years IT experience in enterprise-wide deployments

  • Exceptional knowledge and experience managing operating systems (Unix, Linux, Windows)

  • Experience with common scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Obsessive about uptime, availability and reliability while being proactive about everything

  • Strong understanding of cloud computing, including security, usage scenarios, and infrastructure basics

  • Experience managing version control systems such as Git

  • Experience deploying and managing infrastructure on public clouds such as AWS or Azure

  • Experience using an automated configuration management system (CA Autosys, CA PAM, Ansible)

  • Excellent knowledge of Network Management (SNMP, MIB)

  • Experience with configuring, customizing, and extending monitoring tools (Sensu, Grafana, Splunk)

  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP networking, and inter-networking technologies (routing/switching, proxy, firewall, load balancing etc.)

  • Enthusiastic to find ways to make customers successful

  • Ability to work well within small team focused on rapid delivery of results

  • Passionate about continuously learning and able to quickly adapt and pivot to win in dynamic environment

  • Comfortable with empowering colleagues and inspiring others to be their best

  • Ability to deliver results in a rapidly changing dynamic environment