General Electric Sr Staff Software Engineer in San Francisco, California

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.

Role Summary:

She/he will be responsible, as part of an agile team, for researching, designing, implementing and testing complete suites of software and system within the Industrial Internet (Predix) team. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for programing a feature and or a small feature set. You will contribute to the team and works with direction from the Senior Team Members or management but works independently.

As a Sr. Staff Engineer, you will:

  • 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 m and infrastructure

  • Provide guidance to developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM

  • Work with product managers to understand product requirements & vision

  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with CTO, Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers

  • Leads impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy.

  • Subject matter expert in processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations. Expert in navigating through ambiguity and prioritizing conflicting asks.

  • Expert level skills in design, architecture and development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects if the situation demands.

  • Leads the architecture and design efforts across the product / multiple product versions and is an expert in architecting custom solutions off the base product.

  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice when necessary – as a value offering. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience OR PhD with 5 years of experience.Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the USA 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 skills.

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA. Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Experience with Java development

  • Experience with cloud development, Cloud Foundry desired

  • Experience with Spring, Spring Boot desired

  • Experience with modern tooling (Git, GitHub, Bower, Grunt, nam)

  • Proficient in applying common design patterns, ability to communicate design ideas effectively using UML.

  • Strong knowledge of Test Driven Development practices

  • Experience working with Agile software development methodologies

  • Familiarity with Microservices, Cloud Computing and SW design principles related to SOAP/REST Web ServicesBusiness Acumen:

  • Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).

  • Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation of buy vs. build solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI). Manages the process of building and maintaining a successful alliance. Understands and successfully applies common analytical techniques, including ROI, SWOT, and Gap analyses. Able to clearly articulate the business drivers relevant to a given initiative.Leadership:

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.

  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.Personal Attributes:

  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.

  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.

  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems. #DTR Locations: United States; California; San RamonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.