General Electric Staff Software Engineer in San Ramon, California

Role Summary:

You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. 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:

In this role, you will:

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

  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.

  • Be hands-on and would have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging problems in the digital industrial space.

  • 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

  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • 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

  • Experience in build analytics that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.

  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes

  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

  • 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

  • Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). A minimum of 6 years of professional experience in building large-scale, enterprise-wide application OR Master's degree with 4 years of experience in building large-scale, enterprise-wide application

  • 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 15%

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

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

  • Experience with Java, Go or Python programming languages

  • Contributed to or maintain open source projects

  • Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data)

  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms.

  • Experience stream processing engines like Storm, Spark Streaming etc.

  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.

  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.

  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.

  • Experience working in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP) or a containerized environment (Mesos, Kubernetes)

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members

  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments

  • Experience in 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 Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work#DTR 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. www.ge.com 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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; California; San RamonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.