GE Staff Enterprise Application Engineer 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

Staff Enterprise Application Engineer

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

The Staff Enterprise Application Engineer will be responsible for designing a large service or integration of services, will learn the relevant technologies and lead design discussion in a limited manner. This individual will demonstrate a deep understanding of the service, it’s dependencies, and its alignment with overall strategy.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Break down problems and estimate time for deployment tasks

  • Provide over site and mentoring to team members

  • Make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

  • Understand the whole enterprise solution or service, its components and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned capability

  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between service components

  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus

  • Demonstrate clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions

  • Develop processes/methodologies and execute build, release & deployment processes

  • Defines his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design

  • Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing

  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between components, and apply existing technology to designs

  • Design programmatic capabilities for all aspects of service operability

  • Demonstrate expertise in assessing application or service performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best practices

  • Understand and support core data structures and interfaces for information exchange across platforms

  • Understand capability of enterprise solutions to make sound decisions around configuring software vs engineering software

  • Understanding of business process to determine how to optimize both process and utilization of enterprise applications


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 in Information Technology, specifically Enterprise Application Engineering

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 managing and using Splunk

  • Experience with Linux operating systems

  • Familiarity with CI and automation tools such as Jenkins and Chef

  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python and Ruby

  • Familiarity with hosting applications in AWS

  • Strong communication skills and desire to help customers achieve success

  • Willing to learn and utilize new technologies, concepts and procedures as appropriate to project requirements