GE Software Engineer in Bratislava, United States

Job Number



GE Power

Business Segment

Power Information Technology

About Us

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver

electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital

power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our dataleveraging

software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more

affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Posted Position Title

Software Engineer

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Slovakia



Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for programing a feature and or a small feature set. Contributes to the team and works with direction from Senior Team Members or management, beginning to work independently.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Act as a member of the Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design and development practices,

  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications,

  • Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions,

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques,

  • Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project,

  • Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables,

  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance,

  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice.


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

  • Some professional experience,

  • Legal authorization to work in the Slovakia 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 if required,

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located Bratislava.

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • Experience developing web applications (SharepointSpring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy,JAX-WS, Web Services),

  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS,

  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data),

  • Experience with rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN).

Business Acumen:

  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application,

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks,

  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience,

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry.


  • Has the ability to take ownership Manage, deliver and maintain Web site and sub sites without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary,

  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence,

  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities,

  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision.

Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members,

  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present,

  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks,

  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources.