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General Electric Sr Build & Release Engineer in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Role Summary:

GE is looking for a Senior Build and Release Engineer to join our Enterprise Imaging Build and Release/DevOps team. The team designs and maintains our virtual infrastructure that hosts our build and test activities for several medical imaging and workflow products used globally by caregivers. Our team is not just about getting work done, it’s about innovating and developing outcomes to enable our development teams to get to market faster and with higher quality.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for managing our virtual build and test infrastructure for our medical imaging engineering team, leveraging your knowledge of virtualization, network engineering, and automation to provide long-term, scalable solutions. As you grow in this position you will receive an increasing level of responsibility and help us drive our strategy throughout the organization.

In this role you will:

  • Design, deploy, and administer multiple VMware-based virtualization platforms utilizing VMware vSphere. Manage storage devices used by virtualization platforms.

  • Handle all aspects of new hardware deployments including hardware specifications, quoting, and provisioning.

  • Contribute to network design, including design prototyping in virtual or lab environments. Implement network solutions, including router/switch/firewall configuration.

  • Troubleshoot network and network related issues, provide route/switching support in production networks

  • Act as a point of contact for escalations from engineering teams and corporate IT staff.

  • Provide training and guidance to junior team members who act as administrators for their functional engineering teams.

  • Implement automation and scripting to reduce manual tasks.

  • Document systems and configurations for ease of support for other members of the team.

  • Work with our CI/CD and automation engineers and assist with the development of our CI/CD infrastructure.

  • Provide guidance towards cloud infrastructure including AWS.

  • Define quality metrics and implement best practices across the organization.

  • Demonstrate increasing expertise in application domain and product functionality. Qualifications/Requirements:

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

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the industry related to infrastructure virtualization, network engineering, configuration management, CI/CD, software development and or software test engineering. Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • 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 work out of our office located at 500 West Monroe Street in Chicago, Illinois

  • Must be willing to travel <10% Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Strong experience designing, deploying, configuring, and maintaining VMware vSphere and associated products (ESXi, vCenter, Airwatch/Workspace ONE, Horizon/View, vSAN, UAG)

  • Strong knowledge of networking concepts and their interactions with virtual switches/hosts.

  • Software application or automated test development experience using object-oriented programming languages including Java, automation frameworks like Selenium, and IDEs such as IntelliJ.

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Ruby, or Groovy.

  • Exposure to software build and continuous deployment/delivery systems and tools such as: Electric Commander/Electric Flow, Jenkins, Maven, Nexus Repository, Artifactory or equivalent.

  • Understanding of interacting with various types of infrastructure including Cloud (AWS, Skytap) and/or VMWare including utilization of container technology. Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrates accountability and delivers results with minimal supervision

  • Knows when to seek help when necessary, and how to help team members

  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale, using data or factual evidence to influence

  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

  • Excels at problem solving and self-directed learning

  • Identifies opportunities for innovation, offers new ideas, and takes initiative to experiment

  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements – pivots quickly as needed 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. Locations: United States; Illinois; ChicagoGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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