General Electric Staff Network Operations Engineer in Various, Georgia

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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud

capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects

people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries

critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare,

transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become

the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how

you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational

performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

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 is building small multi-disciplinary operations teams to focus on total availability for the most critical services shared across all business segments. These teams are composed of highly talented individuals obsessively focused on availability. The ideal team member is relentlessly technical, passionate about automating everything and totally committed to delivering amazing customer experiences. This role will be responsible for operational excellence through Windows and AD availability

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Quickly respond and resolve critical service outages severely impacting consumers

  • Establish performance baseline, capacity thresholds, correlate events, and define monitoring/alerting criteria

  • Develop automated solutions to address potential problems before they result in a service interruption

  • Provide impact assessment and mitigation plan for changes going into the production environment

  • Investigate root cause of severe and systemic outages, identify corrective actions and apply across the enterprise

  • Develop availability measures that align with consumer experience to accurately assess the usability of crucial services

  • Build capacity models to baseline transactional load compared to resource performance and leverage data to predict overall system capacity while automating load placement to avoid outages

  • Identify thresholds for all critical links in the data path to quickly isolate where imbalances may result in potential outages

  • Analyze failure points in services to model risk level and resolution steps if failure occurs. Assist in driving architecture enhancements into system to mitigate potential failure point

  • Programmatically monitor for and remediate configuration drift of critical devices

  • Develop response plans to potential failure points and evaluate effectiveness during planned tests

  • Perform comprehensive operational health checks of the entire services to identify areas of concern and track activities to drive improvements at all levels of the architecture Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Minimum 7 years of IT experience, preferably in Enterprise-wide deployments

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing large scale Active Directory environmentEligibility 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. Desired Characteristics:

  • Obsessive about uptime, availability and reliability while being proactive about everything

  • Technical knowledge of multiple OEM platforms including Microsoft, Vmware, Citrix

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File and Print Services, and GPO validation, management, and implementation

  • System administrator experience in a Windows environment, tuning, configuring, and troubleshooting application and OS parameters, preferably in a SaaS/Cloud production environment

  • Experience with metadriectory and/or virtual directory solutions

  • Experience with SmartCard technologies

  • Experience with advanced monitoring of Active Directory stability and performance through SCOM

  • Experience with managing Operating System configuration and application deployment via SCCM

  • Familiarity with ITIL incident and change management processes

  • Familiarity managing Windows Server Core Mode

  • Enthusiastic to find ways to make customers successful

  • Ability to work well within small team focused on rapid delivery of results

  • Passionate about continuously learning and able to quickly adapt and pivot to win in dynamic environment

  • Comfortable with empowering colleagues and inspiring others to be their best

  • Ability to deliver results in a rapidly changing dynamic environment #DTR Locations: United States; Georgia; Alpharetta, AtlantaGE 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.