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General Electric Staff Devops Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description Summary

Edison Enterprise Ecosystems Engineering organization unit is looking for a Staff DevOps Engineer, who will manage and support CI/CD enterprise grade applications consumed by customers across GE Healthcare. Responsible for maintaining high SLA with 24x7 operational support in a multi-region environment. Included in the focus areas is the critical evaluation and selection of cutting-edge software needed in SDLC.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for supporting CI/CI application like Artifactory, GitLab, Sonar, Coverity etc., used by product teams in GE Healthcare in their Software Development Life Cycle.

  • Maintenance of the application, but not limited to - high availability, monitoring, software upgrades and work closely with deployment teams on troubleshooting CI/CD issues.

  • Proven ability to understand performance issues in large-scale cloud environments and ability to identify, debug and propose viable solutions.

  • Leverage infrastructure-as-code (Ansible or Terraform) to provision/patch application instances. Address any security vulnerabilities

  • Experience with installing software applications and troubleshooting on both Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Strong Expertise in AWS and/or Azure services, strong working experience with commonly used cloud resources.

  • Responsible for Cloud account Audits and Cloud consumption-based billing

  • Influence roadmaps and participate in planning/prioritization activities, coordinate work across multiple development teams.

  • Lead evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support actives. Continuously innovating, running Proof of Concepts and assessing Cloud partners 3rd party ecosystem solutions

  • Responsible to maintain 24x7 operational support

  • Coach and mentor junior team members

Education Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience

  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience with CI/CD technologies

Desired Characteristics:

  • Administration experience with any of the CI/CD tools like Artifactory, GitLab, Sonar or Coverity is a plus.

  • Good understanding of different build and distribution processes used in software development technology stacks like C++, NPM, Maven, Pypi, Docker etc

  • Experience with relational/NoSQL databases: Oracle, Postgres, ElasticSearch

  • Knowledge of one or more scripting languages, Python preferred

  • Experience with Infrastructure as code deployments using tools such as Ansible, Terraform

  • Experience with log aggregation and monitoring tools like Splunk, CloudWatch, NewRelic, etc.

  • AWS and/or Azure Certifications. Good understanding of cloud services like load balancers, storage, security groups, virtual machines

  • Strong knowledge in Networking (TCP/IP, DNS, NFS, SSH, DHCP)

  • Good experience with containerization technologies: Docker, Kubernetes

  • Strong working experience with common operating systems: Linux, Windows

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Enthusiastic to find ways to make customers successfully



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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).

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.

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