General Electric Principal Software Architect in Jefferson City, Missouri

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

GE Renewable Energy is seeking a Principle Architect to shape the future of the Renewable Energy Digital Ecosystem. As we continue to build out the Renewable Energy Digital Industrial business, you will define, own and drive the evolution of our core platform architecture.

Essential Responsibilities:

Reporting to our Principle Technology Officer, the candidate will be part of a global team tasked with defining the future state architecture covering core cloud & edge platforms, solutions strategy, and product strategy at GE Renewable Energy. You need to be comfortable working in an agile environment, thinking strategically, yet nimbly, taking smart risks to execute our technical strategy.

In this role you will:

  • Define and architect GE Renewable Energy Predix based digital Ecosystem. Not merely incremental steps, but be prepared for big swings.

  • Define principles that guide technology decisions and the relationships between industry context (industry and market trends) and specified technology.

  • Identify driving CTQ’s including gaps or alignments that drive agile development activities.

  • Promote the Software Architecture process, outcomes and results to the organization and senior business leadership.

  • Lead and facilitate the creation of governing principles to guide architecture decision making.

  • Lead the development of software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for customer outcome delivery

  • Stay abreast of the "state of the art" as it relates to platform, integration and messaging trends throughout the software industry.

  • In collaboration with the application teams, define, develop, maintain, and communicate the platform strategy that will be used by our teams and systems. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

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

  • A minimum of 15+ years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across product lines.

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in building resilient platforms, software as-a service, architecture and integration. 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

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must be willing to travel up to 20%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA or Chicago, IL Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong background in Cloud Architecture, Cloud based Products, cloud based software as-a service and Cloud/On-Premise hybrid solutions.Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrated experience in Cloud based Software-as-a-Service software development & Architecture, delivering Cloud/On-Premise Hybrid solutions, Edge Industrial controls architecture

  • Leads the business-wide technical and business discussions relative to future Renewables Software platform direction, aligning architecture strategy with business goals.

  • Reviews and/or analyzes and develops architectural requirements, as needed for software products.

  • Leads and facilitates the creation of governing principles to guide architecture decision making.

  • Proactively identifies reuse goals, opportunities and related explorations.Business Acumen:

  • Cultivates a culture that proactively uses market data to drive growth. Continually monitors industry dynamics and market trends, and anticipates how those trends will impact GE's and our customers' profitability.Leadership:

  • Works with Senior Business leadership to approve allocation of budget to meet architectural initiatives critical to business/mission success.

  • Ensures business-wide on-time delivery and architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.

  • Ability to set / change direction at the enterprise level by building and using direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, uses chains of indirect influence.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a global architectural organization, setting a vision, driving accountability across time zones, regional and cultural lines.Personal Attributes:

  • Work with ambiguity, creates a vision and drive outcomes that meets business needs following a technology strategy.

  • Makes timely decisions that set enterprise-wide direction. Promotes a tolerance for high long-term risk that equates with significant returns on the investment.

  • Thinks expansively by combining ideas in unique ways or making connections between disparate ideas.

  • Understands the business strategy and interconnects the overall business, software, internal and external strategies.#DTR Locations: United States; California, Illinois; San Ramon, ChicagoGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.