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General Electric Staff Build & Release Engineer in Bothell, Washington

Job Description Summary

Staff Build & Release Engineer will be responsible for providing build and release strategy for highly complex as well as parallel and concurrent releases for a Software Product. Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC. Works independently and is seen as a Technical Leader. The role demonstrates deep understanding of concurrent software development, its effect on build management and releasing the builds across versions and environments

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Own builds, releases and continuous integration process for large and complex releases of a product and at times expands the scope across multiple concurrent releases.

  • Own, manage and improve release process. Focuses on scale and efficiency. Deploys the right builds across environments.

  • Manage key deliverables and mentors junior team members.

  • Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality.

  • Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables.

  • Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams.

  • Determine best practices and principals and promotes them across the team.

  • Demonstrate expert knowledge in developing and executing automated builds and scripts.

  • Learn new build and releases techniques and methodologies and trains the team in the same.

  • Work with developers and stakeholders to deliver quality software through the build and deployment system.

  • Partner with and provides direction to fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.

  • Use industry best practices to improve Build, Release and Continuous integration processes.

Basic skills needed to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of work experience.

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java/C#/C++ coding principles

  • Experience in web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.)

  • Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework

  • Experience working as part of an agile scrum team.

  • Experience in managing version control systems (SVN, GIT, branching, merging etc…)

  • Experience with Docker, Angular framework is a plus

  • Experienced with principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

Desired skills/traits to be a Rockstar:

  • 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

  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal

Additional Information

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: No