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General Electric Director of Software Engineering in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

We have an exciting opportunity at GE Digital for a Director of Software Engineering. You’ll lead a team of engineers and apply your knowledge of management, software development methodologies, best practices, and proven processes to deliver a quality software product on budget, within planned schedule with superb quality.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deliver strategic change to improve the SDLC, shifting issues left across the organization

  • Build a world class software development team to consistently deliver complex software platforms and research projects of varying size and duration.

  • Design and execute on a well thought out strategy for the organization

  • Manage a team responsible for UX, front end and back-end development using the latest technologies and methodologies adopted from industry wide practices.

  • Actively present leadership updates to GE executive sponsors and customers.

  • Work with others to define future technology platforms and architecture for products and services.

  • Quickly learn, internalize and develop a strong understanding of key priorities and the clients

  • Align with stakeholders to ensure that data and process changes required in systems are implemented in accordance with project objectives and timelines

  • Facilitate and coach software engineering teams on requirements estimate and work sizing.

  • Demonstrate mastery of intricacies and interactions within dynamic agile cultures and processes.

  • Drive a continuous learning culture to help guide continuous improvements.

  • Provide leadership on Lean/Agile principles and development practices.

  • Actively pursue new methods and practices to increase productivity

  • Utilize project management tools to track progress and recognize key risk areas for specific implementations

  • Assist in the resolution of conflicting priorities through the proactive communication of requirements, timelines and stakeholders.

  • Operate as a engaged leader who serves as a subject matter and technical expert for assigned programs and development initiatives

  • Work with system leaders and functional teams to ensure products and services adhere to compliance and controllership standards

Education Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with significant experience.

  • Strong experience of delivering new features, capabilities across platforms and technologies

  • Expert and advocate for lean/agile delivery, strong customer focus

  • Drives change and embraces new technologies and tooling

  • Thorough knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle principles

  • Through working knowledge of DevOps concepts and best practices

  • Understanding of full stack platform concepts and technologies, kubernetes, containerization

  • Good understanding of Platform Integration strategies by developing applications and framework.

  • Defines product vision. Lays out product roadmap. Maps current requirements to industry trends, analyses competition trends

  • Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, and guide continuous improvement.

  • Provides training on Lean / Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in coding process. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness

  • Thorough understanding of Cloud Technologies and complex Platform Integrated Systems.

  • Capable of designing technical implementation plans around integrating Platform systems.

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No