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General Electric Staff Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

Responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Job Description

Role Purpose:

You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

  • Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project. Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.

  • Proactively shares information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

  • Capture system level requirements by brain storming with Senior Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses, and Product Managers

  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts.

  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs, and present technical ideas through white boarding.

  • Ensure that completed tasks are delivered to meet the product release goal. Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing, and code quality automation.

  • Make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment.

  • Serve as subject matter expert that meet standards and deliver the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.

  • Assess application performance, then optimize and improve it through best coding practices to support software build, release, and deployment processes.

  • Experience with DevOps culture and automation

  • A strong focus on customer outcomes

  • A passion for delivering automation and software process productivity

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience Computer Science OR Master’s degree with 4 years of experience software development (enterprise, web-based, etc)

Eligibility Requirements:

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles and TDD

  • Passionate about learning, adopting and contributing to Open Source software community

  • Willing to flex their muscles into other roles like code review, pair programming

  • Demonstrates clear understanding of high availability architecture, performance optimization, effective troubleshooting and debugging

  • Expert in cloud development in AWS and manage services Aurora, Kinesis, SQS, S3, EMR

  • Experienced developing in Spark framework and pyspark application.

  • Experienced in open source services such as Airflow and Genie and have developed against them.

  • Proficient in writing software build and deployment automations using Jenkins

  • Experience in managing version control systems (SVN, GIT, branching, merging etc…)

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Preemptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.

  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making.

  • Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • 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

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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