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General Electric Lead Customer Project Engineer in Bothell, Washington

Job Description Summary

In this role, you will work closely with customers to understand and define requirements, develop technical proposals, and set expectations for software implementations/upgrades and interface projects. You will act as the technical lead, as well as an individual contributor, on these engagements, contributing to software implementation, troubleshooting, customization, and integration into customer systems while balancing scope versus project time and resource commitments.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Under general supervision, performs assigned system integration and testing tasks.

  • Under general supervision, integrates software applications for customer.

  • Performs intermediate complexity custom software development tasks.

  • Completes intermediate tasks in diagnosing and fixing systems and applications problems.

  • Completes project and system documentation and internal testing. Assists in the development of progress reports to the customer. Responsible for documentation on all tasks and development work assigned.

  • May own a subset of a project and be responsible for integrating, configuring and testing this piece of the project.

  • Provide workshops and training for customer.

  • May provide input to technical lead on schedules and cost estimates.

  • Interfaces with customers on specific projects or technical issues.

  • May assist in conducting technical review of application designs and working with the application areas to ensure that project requirements are met.

  • Provides limited marketing support for proposals and demonstrations to potential customers.

  • May mentor interns and junior staff.

  • May be required to work extended hours, carry cell phone and be on call.

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree+with 4 years of experience min.

Desired Characteristics

  • Five (5) years software design, software integration and/or EMS, ADMS, or related experience.

  • Strong software systems development and integration skills.

  • Proven understanding of highly complex hardware and software configurations in a real-time environment.

  • Good scripting/programming and database skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to trouble shoot and problem solve.

  • Experience with Unix, and/or Windows.

  • Good PC skills required, including use of standard MS Office applications.

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to write professional and technical reports and procedures. Ability to make informal presentations to technical and non-technical staff and customers.

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and shift work efforts based on the needs of the department or business goals.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of personal and professional integrity.

  • Ability to occasionally work non-standard hours to accommodate business needs.

  • Travel (via car or airline) to US or international locations

  • Experience with enterprise software and large distributed systems

  • Strong spoken and written English language skills

  • Experience with data extraction and conversion

  • Ability to articulate GE’s value proposition to customers

  • Understand customers’ needs in an industrial setting

  • Ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

  • Voice opinions and presents clear rationale using data or factual evidence to influence Look for opportunities to improve the customer experience while maintaining business requirements

  • Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify issues and independently develop solutions

  • Shares knowledge, power and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill.

  • Coordinates role responsibilities with that of others to achieve mutual goals.

  • Encourages groups to work together to efficiently resolve problems. Technical Expertise:

  • Possesses proven ability to deploy in both on premise and cloud based environments.

  • Demonstrates ability to diagnose and solve intermediate to advanced issues. Can isolate highly complex scenarios down to actionable items and drive solutions.

  • Coaches others on troubleshooting and problem solving techniques.

  • Anticipates potential risks and obstacles and resolves proactively in order to ensure smooth project delivery. Maintains high levels of customer satisfaction across all projects. Addresses customer concerns quickly and effectively; at times, anticipates customer concerns before they become issues.

  • Leverages knowledge of market and customer segment in order to establish further credibility in the eyes of the customer.

  • Plans and facilitates collaborative discussions with client and others within GE to identity and prioritize client's overall business needs. Leadership:

  • Serves as a mentor to newer team members in support of business goals and objectives and product development roadmap

  • Continuously measures the completion rate of personal and team deliverables and compares them to the scheduled commitments.

  • Effectively balances different, competing objectives.

  • Engages positively across multiple departments, GE businesses and customers as needed to manage conflict and establish clarity, vision, and mutual trust in order to achieve a business goal.

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes