General Electric Staff Enterprise Application Engineer in Cleveland, Ohio

Role Summary:

The Network Software Team is innovating with software defined network technologies to seamlessly and securely connect people and technology, from hospitals and wind farms, to data centers and cloud providers, anywhere in the world. As a Staff Enterprise Application Engineer, you will drive our DevOps and automation efforts, designing and implementing robust systems built using modern cloud infrastructure on top of AWS, Azure, and OpenStack.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be a technical expert who provides oversight, mentors team members, and leads large delivery efforts.

  • Be responsible for delivering highly available services through entirely automated processes and craft the vision to integrate it across multiple systems.

  • Collaborate with software and network engineers to automate builds and software deployments

  • Invent new approaches to automate maintenance tasks, reporting systems, system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools.

  • Be responsible for driving the design and development efforts related to architecture, scalability, availability and performance in alignment with the product/service roadmap.

  • Demonstrate expertise in design, architecture, delivery and optimization.

  • Lead impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design/architectural considerations and implementation strategy.

  • Be the subject matter expert in technologies and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise.


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

  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software Development, DevOps, IT, and/or Cloud Technologies OR Master’s degree with 5 years of experience in these disciplines

  • 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

  • Proficient in AWS Services with one or more certifications preferred (Solutions Architect, Developer, SysOps, DevOps, etc…)

  • Hands-on experience with configuration frameworks for deployment: Ansible, Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Salt, etc.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with scripting languages such as: Python, Ruby or similar

  • Familiarity with source control systems such as Git

  • Experience working with containers and container orchestration systems: ECS, Kubernetes, etc.

  • Experience with managing large numbers of servers in AWS and driving stability through automated monitoring, alerting, and actions.

  • Foundational understanding of network concepts and technologies

  • Eager to learn and utilize new technologies, concepts and procedures as appropriate to project requirements

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends, and can analyze impact of technology choices


  • Experience mentoring other engineers and collaborating in a large-scale environment

  • Drive and delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Identifies and raise issues, risks and benefits.

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.

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


About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Locations: United States; Georgia, Ohio; Cincinnati, Atlanta

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.