General Electric Software Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

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.

Role Summary:

Current, powered by GE is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to work on a number of exciting projects that in the smart building controls and energy management space that will have a very positive impact on GE’s business.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for designing and developing features and or small feature sets. You will contribute to the team and work with direction from the Senior Team Members or management.

In this role you will:

• Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications

• Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions

• Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

• Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

• Build features such as web services and queries on existing SQL tables

• Understand performance parameters and assess application performance

• Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using Java or the project’s language of choice


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

• A minimum of 2 years of professional experience as a Java or full-stack developer.

• GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

Eligibility Requirements:

• Legal authorization to work in Australia is required. We will not sponsor individuals for an employment visa, now or in the future, for this job.

• Must be willing to travel

• Must be willing to work out of an office located in Scoresby

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

• Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy,JAX-WS, Web Services)

• Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)

• Experience with NoSQL data stores such as Redis, Cassandra and Solr

• Experience with rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)

• Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS

Business Acumen:

• Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application

• Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

• Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

• Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry


• Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

• Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence

• Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

• Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:

• Demonstrate the ability to help team members

• Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present

• Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new

software frameworks

• Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources

Locations: Australia; Melbourne