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General Electric Senior Release Engineer - Secure Digital Solutions in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Responsible for deployment of a wide range of technology projects and products to support air-gapped network environments supporting GE's Military Services Organization engineering teams. Occasional operational support activities & delivering continuous availability for GE applications. Responsible for ensuring all activities and IT system deployments are in compliance with government security regulations & requirements, while following GE standards processes. Candidates should have a wide range of network support and/or deployment experience across a variety of technology families (Windows, Network, Applications, etc.)

Expected minimum experience to demonstrate competency of 2 years. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Adds value to build and release engineering discussions.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

• Support and improve tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management

• Make technology choices at individual level and has ability to analyze impact

• Understand the build process and identifies bottleneck areas for improvement

• Demonstrate expertise in writing scripts to automate tasks. Implements Continuous Integration/Deployment build principles

• Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and testing methodology for a project

• Help business develop an overall strategy for deploying new solutions into production environments. Contribute to planning and strategy with his/her ideas. Draw off experience in order to influence others

• Be expert at applying principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, Troubleshooting & Testing Techniques.

• Be able to document procedures for building and deploying

• Comfort in Ambiguity - Identifies when additional information is needed from customer/manager/stakeholder and asks relevant questions to obtain it. Delivers solution(s) where additional information may not be needed or available, while clearly stating any underlying assumptions. Communicates status. Evaluates data sets to determine possible value or steps to create value.

• Problem Solving - Identifies multiple solutions & provides in depth scenario analyses. Identifies and explores alternative solutions. Transitions the solution creation process into action. Identifies feasible and effective solutions for creating business value. Prioritizes and identifies roadblocks and addresses them.

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.

  • Ability to obtain and retain DoD Security Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience working as part of a project team, waterfall or Agile

• Project Team leadership (Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Master, CAPM, etc.)

• Security / Network certifications (Security+, CISP, CCNA, MTA, etc.) to demonstrate proficiency in broad subject areas


• Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.

• Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical planning.

• Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.

Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

Personal Attributes:

• Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.

• Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.

• Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

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).

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