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General Electric Sr DevOps Engineer in Gebze, Turkey

Role Summary:

Drives increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse at a release level. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Adds value to build and release engineering discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:
•Support and improve our tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management
•Make technology choices at individual level and has ability to analyze impact
•Profile build process and identifies bottlenecks
•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 software project
•Help businesses develop an overall strategy for deploying code. 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, refactoring and Testing Techniques.
•Be able to document procedures for building and deploying


•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
•A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in build & release technologies OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience.
•Master’s Degree/ PHD in Computer Science is preferred
•Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
•Must be able to travel based on business need
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Technical Expertise:
• Able to assess code, build it, and run applications locally on his/her own
• Experience with creating and maintaining automated build tools
•Experience on Jenkins platform and pipeline creation and management
• Experience with Platform as a Service (PaaS) such as MS Azure, Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk
•Experience on deployment automation to different cloud systems, especially MS Azure is preferred.
•Experience with containers (e.g. Docker)
•Experience with container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes) is preferred
•Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and IaC automation tools is preferred
•Experience on code quality platforms like SonarQube
Business Acumen:
•Evaluates technology to drive features and road maps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).
•Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation of buy vs. build solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI). Manages the process of building and maintaining a successful alliance. Understands and successfully applies common analytical techniques, including ROI, SWOT, and Gap analyses. Able to clearly articulate the business drivers relevant to a given initiative.

Desired Characteristics:

•Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills
•Love digging into new technologies, and can pick them up quickly
•Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources; has experience --working with others on a global basis
•Flexible and available approach to working in a changing environment
•A clear understanding of cloud service and deployment models
•Experience to technically lead or mentor a team with a product vision is preferred
•Quantifies effectiveness of design choices by gathering data. Drives accountability and adoption. Publishes guidance and documentation to promote adoption of design. Proposes design solutions based on research and synthesis; creates general design principles that capture the vision and critical concerns for a program.
•Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams.
•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 strategy 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.

About Us:

At GE Software, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. Stay connected with us. Join our Talent Community!
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