GE Sr Software Engineer in West Melbourne, Florida

Job Number



GE Transportation

Business Segment

GET Transportation

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.

AtGE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today.

It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

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

Sr Software Engineer

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



West Melbourne

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible to develop new features for Trip Optimizer

Product. In this role you will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs,

and processes for an area or business segment. You will utilize experience or expertise to solve

problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect shortterm

and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:

  • Be responsible for software development / maintenance of components, systems, and


  • Provide technical mentoring for more junior software engineers

  • Analyze user needs to design and code

  • Program (in C, C++, Java, etc.) all applications, components, and interfaces

  • Work closely with the business unit to ensure application development meets product

specification requirements

  • Work closely with other engineering teams, partners, and vendors to ensure inter-operability /


  • Design, implement, and test software, ensuring quality specifications are met

  • Participate actively in design and code reviews

  • Drive performance and reliability enhancements

  • Be responsible for close interaction with customers to drive requirements and customer



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

Engineering and Math)

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in (include technical skill) OR Master’s Degree

with 3 years of experience (include technical skill)

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 with Embedded Software Development

  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software engineering principles

  • Knowledge of Network Protocols and Serial Communications

  • Experience in leading technical discussions with key stakeholders to identify appropriate


  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to takes ownership of medium and large sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and

helping team members

  • Effectively balances different, competing objectives

  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities

  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks.

  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit