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General Electric Sr Software Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Role Summary:This position is responsible for managing a software development team for designing and implementing innovative backend SW components for a set of UAV/drone operations management products. These components will be realized as services within a distributed SW architecture. Development of software components is expected to fit within a security architecture framework that accommodates security features for client services, and internal services.

Essential Responsibilities:A successful candidate for this position is expected to be very hands-on in designing and implementing complex SW components within the proposed architecture which provides high availability, delivers fast service response times, and can scale. This position expects that the candidate can lead and coach team members, define and fulfill SW development tasks, and integrate SW designs and code with others. In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development and infrastructure

  • Participate as a team leader with other developers in planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM

  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

  • Support impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design/architectural considerations and implementation strategy

  • Expertise in core data structures as well as algorithms and can implement them using language of choice when necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Other degrees may be considered with appropriate experience.

  • Experience with Java, JVM, JavaScript and/or other modern development languages

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

  • Must be willing to travel 10%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA

  • 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.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in developing SaaS offerings, AWS cloud services: EC2, S3, EMR, Glue, etc.

  • Experience with continuous integration, Docker, Maven and Jenkins

  • Ability to lead and coach team members

  • Use of documentation, collaboration, version control tools

  • Ability to evaluate and select technologies to drive features and roadmaps.


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).Additional Locations:United States;Massachusetts;Boston;