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General Electric Sr Software Engineer in Bothell, Washington

Job Description Summary

Responsible for designing, developing and testing GE’s SCADA software to create energy management system products and services tailored to the needs of the Electric Utility customers. Responsibilities include: working with Electric Utility customers/operators to understand the functional specifications, design and deliver the software in the areas of communication protocols, SCADA applications, and pipeline management applications.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Act as a member in Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high-quality design and development practices

  • Work on design and development of Utility SCADA management software applications like communication protocols, SCADA applications, leak detection, batch tracking, work order transactions, and training simulators.

  • Work on full stack of development, engineering and customization of software and configuration.

  • Work with Project managers, project engineers to build product features that work seamlessly in any environment with less manual interventions.

  • Work with Project team and Quality team to develop acceptance test procedures and test the requirements to ensure high quality deliverables.

  • Work with customer support team to resolve software problem reported. Ensure high availability of SCADA Software delivered to different customers.

  • Provides input to technical lead on schedules and cost estimates.

  • Interfaces with customers on general and specific issues within area of functional expertise.

  • Provides support for proposals and demonstrations to potential customers.

Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with a minimum 4 years of experience, OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with a minimum 2 years of experience

Eligibility Requirement :

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

Desired Characteristics

  • Work and/or academic experience in the Electric or Oil & Gas SCADA systems development and project executions.

  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++, Java or other related language, as required. Knowledge on scripting languages like Perl, python and SQL. Good understanding of database operations.

  • Excellent knowledge of assigned technical area and a strong understanding of the SCADA software.

  • Knowledge and experience with Electric or Oil & Gas utility industry practices

  • Attitude to deliver on customer needs and commitments.

  • Proven software design skills at the application and technical area level.

  • Ability to see integration issues and to preclude schedule impacts.

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

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Demonstrates a high degree of personal and professional integrity.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Ability to travel to customer site

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/englobal/desktop/assets/images/posterscreenreaderoptimizedwsupplement.pdf . at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf 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

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