General Electric Staff Software Engineer- Cloud in Bengaluru, India
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.
Roles and Responsibilities
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
Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal
Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability
Seek and provide feedback on design and development
Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
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 building automation for deploying cloud infrastructure using latest technologies and tools of choice
Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 cloud engineers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM
Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measure
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
6+ years of technical leadership experience with public cloud-AWS/Azure/GCP
6+ years of experience with AWS core services- IAM, EC2, EBS, VPC, Networking, Security, ELB/ALB, S3, RDS and others.
AWS Solutions Architect Professions level certification is preferable.
4+ years of hands-on experience in building cloud infrastructure with automation using Terraform/CloudFormation/Boto framework
Deeper understanding of Unix/Linux/CentOS/RedHat operating systems and hardening the OS to meet CIS benchmark standards.
Expert level understanding of networking protocols like HTTPS, TCP, VPN, DNS, Subnets, Route tables, Firewalls, Load Balancers etc.
4+ years of experience building automation using Python/Go/Shell
3+ years of experience with configuration management tools like Ansible/Puppet/Chef – preferrable to Ansible
Experience providing 24X7 operations on-call support on rotational basis.
Hands-on experience with containerization technologies- Docker/Kubernetes/Mesos/Rancher
Experience in managing and supporting large scale production environments in public cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP)
Experience with Monitoring & Alerting tools: Splunk, Sensu, Prometheus, Zabbix, Graphite, Grafana
Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective
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
Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
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
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes