General Electric Sr Staff Software Engineer 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 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:

You will be responsible, as part of an agile team, for researching, designing, implementing and testing complete suite 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Have additional impact via owning complex software modules, providing technical leadership to plan, develop and test quality software, and conceive innovative software platform solutions by closely collaborating with cross functional teams.

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

  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts

  • Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle.

  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding

  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team

  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal

  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation

  • Seek and provide feedback on design and development

  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module

  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules

  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and skilled in build, release & deployment processes (CI/CD)

  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.

  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs

  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices

  • Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice

  • 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 technologies and infrastructure

  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 12 years of professional experience in application and system, development and testing OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience in application development and testing.Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. 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 particular 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:

  • Demonstrates mastery of software architecture on device management and communication, software configuration management, functional testing and troubleshooting skills

  • Possesses hands-on experience developing applications or solutions in a high-level language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Javascript, Python, Go), and experience using IaaS and/or PaaS (AWS, Google Cloud, Cloud Foundry) and virtualization environment (ESXi, Xen, Hyper-V, Docker, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles

  • Hands-on experience in Secure-SDLC, SAST, DAST methodologies and tools

  • Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP etc.), Eclipse, Apache Maven, SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc

  • Hands-on experience in AngularJS, Polymer, as well as backend RESTAPI development

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration, experience with docker and container technology a definite plus

  • Strong background and experience in application, system and network security

  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop, NoSQL Database and embedded software are big plus

  • Experience in leading and building scalable and highly available distributed systems

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitionsBusiness 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 initiativeLeadership:

  • 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 failurePersonal 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.