General Electric Principal Infrastructure Architect in San Ramon, 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 . 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:

You will lead, consult or oversee multiple architectural engagements working on multiple projects in a technical domain as a technical expert or internal consultant. You will work on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge of two or more specialized architecture areas. You will work across multiple technical or functional domains.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction across multiple teams or complex applications infrastructure.

  • Analyze, design and develop a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

  • Review and/or analyze and develop architecture at domain level and across multiple teams.

  • Participate in the business-wide Infrastructure architecture and domain governance model.

  • Contribute to the development of software, data, and technology. Contribute to the designs and deployment of infrastructure solutions meeting standardization, consolidation, TCO, security, regulatory compliance and application system qualities , for different businesses.

  • Lead the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities to for multiple teams or complex scenarios.

  • Provide leadership, technology guidance and mentors others throughout the domain. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 15 years of combined professional experience in Networking, data centers, public cloud infrastructure OR a Master’s degree with 10 years of relevant experienceEligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

  • Must be willing to travel 25%

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

  • Strong distributed systems and architecture knowledge, and experience with multitier architecture

  • Experience working directly with Cloud providers/infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP etc.), physical/hybrid data centers, database technologies, operating systems (Windows, Linux) and orchestration tools (Chef, puppet)

  • Prior experience with working across the full technology stack, including the use of Cloud hosting and micro-services architecture

  • Strong experience launching a SaaS product for commercialization

  • Experience with delivering solutions based on enterprise application and web server technologies like Apache, Tomcat, JBoss etc

  • Strong understanding of cyber security principles and technologies

  • Strong programming skills in scripting languages like Bash, Perl, Python

  • Good networking knowledge, and understanding of networking concepts like routers, switches, routing protocols, BGP, Firewalls etc

  • Experience with communication channels like VPN, IPSec Tunnels, MPLS etc

  • Tenacious problem solver demonstrating an innate curiosity and passion for solving difficult problems.

  • Leads and facilitates the domain’s architecture governance process based on EA’s governance structure.

  • Proven track record of cross functional collaboration and influencing skills at high levels

  • Spearheads adoption of industry standards within the company; and evangelizes shared best practices and estimation techniques across teams at BHGE

  • Evangelizes modern technologies to operations teams and stakeholders

  • Ability to make decisions that have deep impactBusiness Acumen:

  • Create, analyze and manage projects that provide direct business benefit; demonstrate detailed knowledge of business operations and strategic direction, including merger & acquisition opportunities; understand industry trends and competitive landscape and the implications for your GE business; partner with business leaders to align projects with business goals and needs.Leadership:

  • Recommends allocation of budget to meet architectural initiatives critical to business/mission success. Develops the business case for approval.

  • Provides leadership, technology guidance and mentors others throughout their domain. Define the skills, competencies in the skills and talents for architecture team members.

  • Facilitates dialogues that produce new perspectives and trigger recommendations for substantial innovative / enhancements, and analysis of consequences.

  • Influences through others. Uses experts or other third parties to influence. Builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, uses chains of indirect influence.#DTR Locations: United States; California; San Ramon