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General Electric Staff Software Engineer in Bothell, Washington

Job Description Summary

Work with GE’s Market System team designing and developing components and modules GE’s next generation Market System, a cloud-based solution that hosts multi-state wholesale energy markets. These markets are key to decarbonizing our power system by ensuring reliability while allowing increasing penetration of Solar, Wind and Storage technologies.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Work on a team in a fast-paced agile development environment designing/implementing cloud-based software in a Java development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure

  • Implement User Stories by developing and enhancing sprint-boot-based applications following GE Digital's SDLC and Quality guidelines

  • Execute in a fast-paced delivery mode, working with the agile team to define sprint commitments and deliver on them.

  • Troubleshoot, debug and fix issues reported in existing software, addressing issues as presented and identifying/addressing underlying causes

  • Engage in technical discussions and design sessions proposing implementations for user stories and features considering scaling/computational complexity, maintainability, cohesion, and harmony with larger system

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

  • Solicit and provide peer review feedback on code and design, working to increase code quality and developer expertise.

  • Demonstrate ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment.

  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and be able implement them using language of choice

  • Develop unit and automated tests to validate your software as it is developed and be able to access levels of testing required to meet quality goals.

  • Embrace the world-class level of quality in all work that enables delivery of enterprise-class software to support the electrical network and literally keeps the lights on

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with minimum 6 years of experience

Desired Characteristics/Technical Expertise:

  • Master’s Degree/ PHD in Computer Science

  • Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented analysis, Aspect-Oriented programming, Software Design Patterns and Java Coding principles

  • Hands-on experience with Java, Spring-Boot and cloud development

  • Experience working on software projects in the Energy domain (especially Bulk Power Energy Management Systems)

  • Exposure to Domain Driven Design

  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner

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Business Acumen

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

Leadership:

  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members

  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results

  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct

  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective team building and problem-solving abilities

  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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