GE Software Engineering Specialist in Glen Allen, Virginia

Job Number



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

Software Engineering Specialist

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



Glen Allen

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

GE Digital is transforming IT to deliver better outcomes for GE at scale. CoreTech Solutions is at the heart of this change, re-defining our products where the Software Engineering Specialist will play a key role in providing development support across the larger Identity and Access Management product set.

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.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Breaks down problems and estimates time for development tasks

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

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

  • Builds features such as web services and Queries on existing tables

  • Understands performance parameters and assesses application performance

  • Understands core data structures and algorithms and implements them using language of choice. Is eager to pair and learn

  • Understands the importance of test-driven development and high-quality output

  • Is open to receiving guidance and direction; asks questions and communicate challenges

  • Awareness of the GE Predix development platform


Basic Qualifications

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

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Information Technology

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

  • Experience developing Predix solutions

  • Experience developing Rest API capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience developing solutions in the Cyber Ark platform

  • Comfortable in building features such as web services and Queries on existing tables

  • Aware of Methods and practices such as Lean/Agile/XP, etc. May have prior work experience in an agile environment, or introductory training on Lean/Agile

  • Aware of and able to apply continuous integration (CI)

  • Operates with general understanding of the impacts of technology choice to the software development life cycle

  • Can break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

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