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General Electric Lead Data Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Role Summary:

  • The Need: A data software engineer with 5 years’ software experience including 2+ years in data engineering

  • The Opportunity: To contribute directly to the success of innovative cloud based unmanned aerial and autonomous flight operations ecosystem

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Data Engineer, you will play a key role in designing and developing our Air Mobility Platform’s Big Data pipelines and services. You will be responsible for the design and development of data ingestion/ETL pipelines, our data services, establishing best practices for data governance. A successful candidate will have hands-on experience with building various elements of Big Data solutions, e.g. data ingestion, data modeling, metadata management and ETL pipelines. We are looking for a passionate applicant with strong communication skills and the enthusiasm for building rich data architectures from the ground up.

More specifically, you will:

  • Identify and implement business and technical requirements for data ingestion, data processing, and data services

  • Design, develop, and maintain large-scale data processing systems

  • Automate, optimize, and maintain ETL mappings in a repeatable, scalable manner

  • Evaluate SLAs from third-party data providers and monitor ingestion feeds for data veracity

  • Administer all data to ensure compliance with standards and policies.

  • Collaborate with Engineering Staff and provide input into all database schemas, data pipelines, data services and support efforts to define SW development roadmaps

  • Lead the evaluation and selection of commercial/OSS technologies for integration into our products

  • Assist SW development teams with adoption of external data technologies and internal designs

  • Accomplish tasks within an agile development framework and aggressive SW delivery timelines

  • Respond and adapt to evolving business and leadership needs

  • Provide regular and timely progress reports to leadership team

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or STEM

  • Minimum 5 years of software development in industry

  • Minimum 2 years in Data Engineering

Desired Characteristics:

  • Possesses experience developing ETL or data ingestion specifications and mappings to support data conversion and integration

  • Maintain an understanding of relational database concepts and technology, data modeling, SQL, query optimization, NoSQL, and data warehousing

  • Possesses experience in Public or Private cloud services: examples EC2, S3, EMR, Glue, etc. or other cloud services

  • Maintains experience developing in object-oriented and functional programming languages such as Python, Java, Scala, etc.

  • Possesses experience in Unix shell scripting and writing regular expressions

  • Candidate maintains excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in general database administration concepts and efficient query writing

  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced demanding environment

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to convey complex technical concepts to business users and management

  • Strong advocate for SW engineering principles, deep understanding of SDLC, and experience in Agile environments

  • Possesses experience with streaming data management technologies such as: Kafka, Pulsar

  • Maintains prior experience with scalable data analytics technologies such as: Spark

  • Comfortable and proficient with scalable/reliable search index technologies like: Solr, ElasticSearch

  • Individual possesses the ability to work with 3rd party data providers and customer personnel

About Us:

AiRXOS is building new technologies and delivering a new architecture and ecosystem for the next generation of unmanned aviation. We are passionate about enabling safe, secure and economical UAV/Drone operations at global scale. We are accomplishing this with a great collaborative team of driven engineers and technologists with expertise in Distributed & Real-Time Software, Web Services, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning Algorithms, Autonomous Systems & Robotics, Cyber Security, Air Traffic Management, Computer Visualization, and Mobile Applications. Together we are delivering capabilities that will enable a new era in aviation and autonomous systems applications. We would love for you to join us!!

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;Massachusetts;Boston;

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