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General Electric Sr Software Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Responsible for software design and development for the Aviation Test Data (ATD) product within the Engine Test Systems team. ATD is a custom built big-data application that ingests high volumes of engine test sensor data from a network of test cells and makes it available to our global engineering teams.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure.

  • Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7

  • Work with Product Owners (POs) to understand product requirements & vision.

  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards.

  • Work with POs and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans.

  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse.

  • Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities

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

  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products.

  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy, and results.

  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge.

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

  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.

  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance.

  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen.

  • Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

Education Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or college with minimum of 2 years of professional experience OR Associates degree with minimum of 5 years of professional experience OR High School Diploma with minimum of 7 years of professional experience.

Note: Military experience is equivalent to professional experience.

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • Proficiency with Java and in developing RESTful services.

  • Experience with NoSQL databases (Cassandra desired)

  • Exposure to Kafka, Pulsar, Solr, Docker, Kubernetes

  • Master's Degree/ PHD in Computer Science

  • Experience with Windows and Unix / Linux based programming

  • Experience working on software projects in the Engineering domain.

  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner

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.


  • 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.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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