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General Electric Build & Release Engineering Specialist in San Ramon, California

Role Summary:

This position is responsible for developing build and release procedures for a particular release of a product under direction from Senior Team Members or management. Contributes to the team and works under supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Write code using programming as well as scripting languages required for automation and continuous integration

  • Collaborates with Product Teams to implement end to end Build and Release process for a specific release

  • Implements build and deployment strategies as recommended by the management.

  • Writes automation scripts for build and release processes as needed

  • Learns about new tools and techniques in build and release functions and shares them with the team

  • Demonstrates awareness of various configuration management, build management and continuous integration tools and methodologies


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. GE will not agree to sponsor individuals' employment visas, now or in the future, for this role.

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

Desired Characteristics:

  • Understands the importance of Build and Release as part of development life cycle and with reference to continuous integration process.

  • Understands the importance of different software environments like Development, QA and Production

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

  • Understands data structures and algorithms

    Technical Expertise:

  • Breaks down problems into smaller segments. Documents & explains the process.

  • Understands and applies decomposition (work breakdown structure) of highly exact specifications. Applies time estimates to development tasks

    Business Acumen:

  • Displays understanding of the project’s value proposition for the customer. Shows

commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer.

  • Understands how the business solves the problem in specific domain areas using the technology. (Ex: Healthcare domain - EMR Applications)


  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities. Does not impede collaboration.

  • Empathizes with differences, especially those of language, culture, and key performance indicators.

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

    Personal Attributes:

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new ideas or Software practices.

  • Considers different and novel solutions when faced with challenges. Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas.

  • Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks. Demonstrates the ability to creatively find solutions.

  • Implements clean concise solutions that address the requirements at hand.

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;California;San Ramon;