GE Enterprise Applications Technologist in Schenectady, Michigan

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

Enterprise Applications Technologist

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces


New York


Schenectady, Van Buren Township

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Support and Implement technology tasks related to critical enterprise applications with broad technology scope and high impact to production and non-production operations

Essential Responsibilities

  • Own technology stack and instances that support critical enterprise applications ensuring all instances are up and running to meet customer expectations

  • Implement technology tasks like instance creation, instance refreshes, validation, troubleshooting, performance tuning, source code deploy thru automated and manual processes, supporting new technology/tool initiation, proof-of-concept exercise, etc.

  • Troubleshoot failures and error conditions. Execute steps to mitigate and correct the error conditions and restore normal operation

  • Use all channels of communications and effectively update customers and stakeholders with regards to statuses of critical operations. Proficiently in document required operational and technical information

  • Constantly strive to get a deeper understanding of the environment and proactively participate in higher level technical tasks

  • Collaborate and partner with all members of the team and customer to ensure highest level of service delivery

  • Ownership and dedication to ensure highest quality and timely delivery of critical services

  • Flexibility in work schedule to support a 24x7 application environment on as needed basis


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science

  • 2 yrs of professional experience in supporting technology stacks for critical/enterprise applications.

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

  • Expertise and exposure to as many of the following areas of technology - Linux/Unix, Oracle DB, PeopleSoft, Oracle Fusion, web/app tier (apache, weblogic, JBoss), SOA, middleware, automation tools (Chef, Puppet), DevOps tools (GIT, Jenkins, etc), change management and scripting languages

  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • High energy level. Deep interest in learning new technologies and using it to produce business solutions

  • Able to coordinate efforts in line with the 'bigger picture' to deliver best service to customer

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to initiate changes in technology and processes to improve productivity and output

  • Strong team player - collaborate well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources

  • Demonstrate customer focus - evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships

  • Strong analytical skills - strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions

  • Anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve

  • Change oriented - actively generates process improvements, supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways