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General Electric Lead Software Architect (m/w/d) ViewPoint in Munich, Germany

Job Description Summary

In this role you will be leading the creation and evolution of a consistent Software (SW) architecture, including SW design and implementation of quality goals, over multiple teams and sub-projects.

Job Description

At GE Healthcare, our machines, our software, our solutions, our services, and our people make a genuine difference to medical professionals and patients all over the world. That’s because we never lose sight of what healthcare really needs—the human touch.

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for our successful transition towards a containerized and microservice architecture. Both on-prem and in the cloud.

  • Be accountable to align the current and future system architecture of a cloud offering with our business goals

  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders to map business requirements to domain requirements and design qualities

  • Take an active role in analysis and design activities and reviews.

  • Elaborate robust roadmaps and implementation plans on strong experience and based on architecture patterns together with a team of software architects

  • Create governance rules for enterprise architectures.

  • Support the development teams on all levels by finding the right architectural trade-offs and assist the teams in implementing the taken decisions.

  • Rally the organization around your ideas of state-of-the-art technology stacks by being an excellent communicator.

  • Ensure the maintainability and extensibility of SW architectures over many release cycles.

  • Advocate new and current technologies by researching technology trends, creating demonstrators and elaborating the benefits.

  • Participate actively in implementation/refactoring – if those activities are not on the critical path

Your profile:

Minimum a master’s degree in Computer Science or “STEM” majors with very advanced experience in architecting high performance client server systems in the role of a Software architect.

Desired characteristics

Technical expertise:

  • Very good hands-on know how of C++, Qt, (Java-)Script, TypeScript, Angular, and databases

  • Strong technical foundation and "enjoying of getting your hands dirty"

  • Depth of knowledge in SW architecture and the ability to translate business objectives into technology solutions in the medical domain

  • Experience in a wide array of architecture patterns including designing highly performant systems, client-server systems, APIs, data management and security

  • Knowledge of cloud architecture patterns, and at least one cloud platform, especially AWS is desired

  • Used to work in an agile/LEAN setting and with various stakeholders

  • Cost engineering of complex solution configurations and architecture trade-offs

  • Working knowledge of communality- and variability analysis in SW design

  • Proven experience in brownfield engineering and sustainable SW design

  • Proven experience in stakeholder/customer interaction and problem analysis

  • Proven knowledge of cloud transformations as ISV.

Business Acumen:

  • Adept at navigating the organizational matrix; understanding people's roles, can foresee obstacles, identify workarounds, leverage resources and rally teammates.

  • Understands how internal and/or external business model work and facilitating active customer engagement.

  • Can articulate the value of what is most important to the business/customer to achieve outcomes.

  • Advocates the value of LEAN/Agile for creating outstanding results.

  • Knowledge of the medical device software industry and portfolio management is a plus.


  • Demonstrated working knowledge of navigating international organizations in a global concern.

  • Adept at navigating the organizational matrix; understanding people's roles, foresees obstacles, identifies proactively workarounds, by leveraging given resources and rally teammates.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and/or lead blended teams, including 3rd party partners

  • Demonstrated Change Management /Acceleration capabilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence across all organizational levels

  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to influence and build consensus with other teams, leadership and other groups in a multinational company.

Are you interested in learning more? Then please apply online. For any question upfront please reach out to our recruiter Michael Gill on . Please note that for Data Privacy compliance we are not able to accept any e-mail applications!

About GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator with over 100 years of healthcare industry experience and around 50,000 employees globally. We enable clinicians to make faster, more informed decisions through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services, supported by our Edison intelligence platform. We operate at the center of an ecosystem working toward precision health - digitizing healthcare, helping drive productivity and improving outcomes for patients, providers, health systems and researchers around the world.


Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Diversity & Inclusion message

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. 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.

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Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes