General Electric Sr Software Engineer in Barrington, Illinois

Role Summary:

This position is responsible for designing and programming sw application modules, components, frameworks, and platforms. The engineer will design and integrate a feature, set of features, or whole feature area for the Edison Imaging Services Edge Platform. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

 Lead design discussions in a limited manner and is responsible for contributing to the design and development efforts related to scalability, availability and performance in alignment with the platform/application/product roadmaps

 Serve as a platform development expert who owns and takes on implementation of features, stories, and tasks in addition to supporting team members who possess less advanced expertise.

 Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Architects, Business Partners, Product Owners, & Product Managers

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

 Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.

 Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas

 Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team

 Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal

 Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation

 Seek and provide feedback on design and development

 Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

 Understand whole platform, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module

 Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules

 Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes

 Help define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design

 Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.

 Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

 Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs

 Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices

 Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice

 Support technical integration of app framework platforms with application development teams across the software technology organization and product software teams.

 Understand software architecture and apply architecture principles; Work with our Architecture Office and Sr. Staff SW Engineers to generate designs aligned with the defined architecture.


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

 A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in (include technical skill) OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in (include technical skill) OR PhD with 3 years of experience in (include technical skill)

 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 travel as needed (<10%)

Desired Characteristics:

 Demonstrated working expertise with the following or related technologies MicroServices, Kubernetes, AngularJS, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, JAVA, NodeJS, Spring, OpenStack, ELK, Prometheus, API Management, NetFlix Conductor, Docker, etc.

 Experience and competence with sw user interface implementation skills (ex: automatic conformance to screen size and layout variations, internationalization, fonts, etc).

 Facilitates and coaches junior software engineers on requirements estimation and alternative approaches to sizing and estimation.

 Knowledgeable about SW development in medical imaging in various contexts.

 Demonstrates understanding of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Guides new team members to adopt Agile. Contributes to elimination of inefficiencies in coding process. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.

 Expertise in application toolkit development and/or framework development including application development in imaging and non-imaging areas in medical industry, web viewer based front end development leveraging HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript and Java based backend development. Expertise with different testing techniques including TDD, BDD, unit vs. integration testing and User Interface testing. Familiarity with a wide variety of automated test tools.

 Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).

 Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments.

 Experience in building scalable and highly available components and platforms.

 Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks.

 Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.

 Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas.

 Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team.

 Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

 Able to work under minimal supervision.

 Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity.

 Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility.

 Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work.

About Us:

GE Healthcare at provides transformational medical

technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable

healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough

challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery,

biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps

medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

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Locations: United States; Illinois, Wisconsin; Chicago, Waukesha

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