GE Sr Site Reliability Engineer in Atlanta, 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 Site Reliability Engineer

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




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Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for operational engineering of a set of services. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

Essential Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • Analyzes the impact of technology choices.

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

  • 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.

  • Demonstrates expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog.

  • Promotes availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency by proactively sharing impact of software design choices on system operations.

  • Understands operating systems and networks and the tools used to diagnose problems and validate solutions.

  • Participate in on call rotation.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience

Eligibility 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.

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

  • Understanding of technology stack and interworking of monitoring each of the components in the stack. (cloud, datacenter technologies, application frameworks, APIs, Windows, Linux (OEL/RHEL),

  • Deep expertise in managing various monitoring solutions- New Relic, AppDynamics, DynaTrace, HP BSM/BPM, Zabbix, Apica

  • Hands on UNIX and shell scripting expertise

  • Operational knowledge of Windows, Linux, .NET, Java, other platforms

  • Ability to lead and follow Agile Scrum methodology

  • Project Management skills

  • Knowledge of change management and version control

  • Excellent management, leadership and cross-functional team building skills

  • Flexible, continuous learner and knowledge sharer

  • Excellent communicator, works well in team environment, appreciates challenges

  • Comfortable and effective working in new areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving