GE Software Architect in Longmont, Colorado

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GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Digital

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 Architect

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment


Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

You will be working on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. You will work on projects for components of the domain.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction.

  • Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level.

  • Participate in the EA (Enterprise Architecture) governance model.

  • Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.

  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.


Bachelor’s Degree

  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software Architecture OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in Software Architecture OR PhD with 3 years of experience in Software Architecture

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

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Longmont, CO

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills to critically evaluate information, reconcile conflicts, synthesize low-level information at a higher level and distinguish user requests from true needs and solution ideas from requirements

  • Effective problem-solving and issue resolution capabilities,

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, summary commentary, etc.), including the ability to build relationships and effectively communicate and influence across all organizational levels,

  • Should be able to present technical presentations to a technical and business audience,

  • Operates with a high degree of autonomy and accountability.

Technical Expertise:

  • Bamboo, Chef, Jenkins, B2B, XML, Restful Services, EDI Portals, Database Design (Oracle, SQL server), PL-SQL, .NET, JAVA, AngularJS, Jquery, Hadoop, PivotalHD, Spark/Shark

  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.

  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.

  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.

  • Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.

Business Acumen:

  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization

  • Aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.


  • Coaches and mentors team members.

  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components.

  • Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.

  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals.

  • Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.

  • Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.

Personal Attributes:

  • Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas.

  • Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.

  • Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation.

  • Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.