General Electric Staff Software Engineer in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Role Summary:

Staff Software Engineer position will be working on building products that are customer backed solutions which incorporate Java EE and Spring components. One of the initial programs would be Wall of Analytics. This position will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Architects/Product Managers.

  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts

  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.

  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding

  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast paced technical design and development team

  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation

  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development

  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module

  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules

  • Possess advanced healthcare domain knowledge and show great customer focus.

  • Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes design

  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.

  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs

  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices

  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum 8- 10 years of hands on development experience in Core Java, Spring, Hibernate.Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • 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 work out of an office located in Hoffman Estates, IL Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent Analytical and Problem solving skills.

  • Creative Problem solver and Open to learning new technologies.

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

  • Participate in testing efforts as needed.

  • Excellent healthcare domain knowledge on hospital operations

  • Good knowledge of HL7 standards.

  • Experience with ETL is a plus.

  • 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.

  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.#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.