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General Electric Sr. Software Engineer - PAAS in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

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.

Job Description

Job Summary:

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.

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for designing highly complex modules, critical components or a whole application/product in its entirety. Has the vision to integrate it across multiple systems. The position is responsible for driving the design and development efforts related to architecture, scalability, availability and performance in alignment with the product/application roadmap.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Deploy and manage application platform (Kubernetes will be primary focus and CloudFoundry as secondary platform)

  • Conduct production system activities like certificate upgrades, system upgrade, triage any issues, etc.

  • Setup and maintain storage clusters for kubernetes

  • Build monitoring dashboard and setup alerts

  • Integrate third-party tools, Paas/SaaS services

  • Research and prototype using open source technologies

  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge

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

  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance

  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen

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

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 4 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

  • Must have 2+ experience in designing, setting up and management of kubernetes platform in production environment

  • Production experience of 2+ years is a must

  • Experience in Terraform based automation is mandatory

  • Rancher experience is preferred

  • Candidates with experience in CNCF storage solutions like rook and ceph will be given preference

  • Experience in setting up platform monitoring and setting up alerts/dashboards

  • Experience in AWS. Engineers with AWS DevOps certification will be preferred

  • Linux/Ubuntu experience is a must

  • Experience in maintaining cloud foundry platform or bosh orchestration tool will be preferred

  • Manage operational needs for scaling our PAAS services platform

  • Proficient in authoring and presenting architectural documents and diagrams

  • Candidates with golang development and helm chart experience will be preferred

Business Acumen:

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

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

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices


  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members

  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results

  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct

  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes