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General Electric Staff Software Engineer | Remote in Glen Allen, Virginia

Job Description Summary

You will join a team of agile software engineers and cyber security experts to build industry leading technology that solves some of GE's toughest threat driven challenges. This team is focused on developing solutions which enable GE's Cyber teams to detect, contain, and remediate cyber threat. The Sr. Software Engineer will develop, test and operate these solutions specifically for GE's Cyber Intelligence and Detection pillars.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities

As a part of a cross functional development team, you will be designing and building new capabilities for GE's Cyber Intelligence and Detection pillars. It is essential to build and maintain quality solutions that will be the backbone portfolio of products used by GE's Cyber team's to track and identify targeted attacks. In addition, your familiarity with cyber security risks & networking or your ability to communicate with cyber experts to understand the field makes you the ideal candidate to be on this team of engineers.

Additionally you will:

Participate in Agile ceremonies such as story definition, product increment planning, and retrospective

Integrate domain data knowledge into solution designs and breakdown solution requirements into user stories.

Analyze current set of product capabilities and propose improvements or changes

Participate in peer reviews, mentor others, and determine optimal ways to create valuable code

Identify downstream implications of technology choices (e.g., data quality, regulatory, etc.)

Be responsible for the testing and quality assurance of solutions you design

Deliver operating plans for solutions you create with a DevOps focus.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or (STEM) and 6+ years of professional experience

  • 4+ years of experience Object Oriented and or scripting software language (Python, ruby, Perl, C++, C# etc.)

  • 2+ years of experience working with API

  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS

  • U.S. Work Authorization is required. We will not sponsor work visas now or in the future for this role

Desired Skills

  • Experience and works well within in a cross functional, multi-disciplinary engineering team

  • Ability to lead through influence

  • Shows customer empathy, and solution imagination to drive Product Market Fit

  • Prior experience working with APIs on software integrations

  • Automated testing skills at unit, functional and integration levels

  • Front end, full stack, & general Linux development skills: Bash scripting, Python, JavaScript, Node, React, JSON, YAML, REST APIs, Docker, Vagrant, Jenkins, etc.

  • Previous experience with Cyber Incident Response and data used for detection and triage

  • Experience with common DBs like Maria, MySQL, Postgres to include schema design and creation, production admin/maintenance, as well as DB functions and views.

  • Understands the business drivers for evaluating IT Risk tools and new feature development

  • Strong sense of software craftsmanship and drive to better ones self and those around you

  • Willing to be a mentor and educate others

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 requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No