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General Electric Staff Software Engineer- Cloud in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

Responsible for designing and architecting scalable and secure cloud infrastructure, services and solutions, building automation frameworks and providing support for multiple production environments. 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

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

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • 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

Business Acumen:

  • 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

Personal Attributes:

  • 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

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes