General Electric Sr Software Engineer in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Role Summary:

You will be responsible for programming a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and 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 Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

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

  • Work with product line leaders 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

  • Coach, mentor and lead the team

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

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

  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs

  • 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 Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Software development using programming language Java OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in Software development using programming language Java Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

  • Must be willing to travel 15% Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Experience with n-tier, SaaS or cloud based products

  • Experience in JMS, MQ Messaging.

  • Experience with application servers such as Tomcat, JBoss, Karaf etc.

  • Experience in performance testing of high availability systems.

  • Experience with Cassandra/Spark technologies is a plus Good knowledge of HL7 standards.

  • Experience with ETL is a plus.

  • Excellent knowledge of Enterprise Application Architecture & Design

  • Experience using tools like Eclipse, Perforce, Maven/Ant, and Bamboo or Cruise control

  • Experience with unit testing using JUnit and mock frameworks.

  • Experience in Agile development practices: Test Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Scrum.

  • Strong HIS integration experience necessary

  • Good knowledge of HL7 standards.

  • Experience with ETL is a plus.

  • Experience in WebServices using SOAP and RESTful frameworks

  • Experience in designing (High Level & Low Level) for J2EE applications using UML and various J2EE/OO Design patterns meeting performance and security requirements

  • Creative Problem solver and Open to learning new technologies.

  • Excellent Analytical and Problem solving skills

  • Work collaboratively as part of a self-organizing scrum team with minimal supervision

  • Participate in testing efforts as needed.

  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.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 Leadership:

  • 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 #DTR 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 http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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; Illinois; Hoffman EstatesGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.