General Electric Sr Staff Software Architect in West Chester, Ohio

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.

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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:

The Sr Staff Software Architect will collaborate with a larger software engineering team to design and develop software for GE Digital's identity and access management solutions. They will be integral to defining the future of identities at GE while working in an agile development environment, building state of the art software solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Lead and coordinate the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction across the product portfolio or product line.

  • 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 architectural requirements at domain level within product portfolio

  • Apply professional knowledge, skills and training to perform design related tasks for all project team members during the programming and design phase of projects.

  • Demonstrates understanding of software architecture fundamentals. Provides assistance in evaluating design alternatives.

  • Understands design development through Schematic Design, Document Design and Construction Design Phases.

  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals. Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.

  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements. Promotes the enterprise architecture process, outcomes and results.

  • Current on emerging technology, industry and market trends and understands how they can impact projects and connection to business relevance. Can identify options, risks, costs vs. benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities.

  • Participates in the design of systems and understands the opportunity for reuse. Uses development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components.

  • Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

  • Trains and mentors more junior peers in software architecture concepts.

  • Participates in architecture implementation and modification activities, assures completion of tasks.

  • Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.

  • Creates clear written communication. 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 technical experience OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience OR PhD with 5 years of experience.

  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed.Eligibility 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 15%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Cincinnati, OH Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficient in Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding principles

  • Strong understanding of Identity Management prinicipals. (Experience with Oracle Waveset, Sailpoint IdentityIQ, or other IDM platform preferred)

  • Experience with UI front end development technologies such as html, css, javascript, jsp, jsf

  • Experience with relational databases (preferably Oracle), database development (SQL, PL/SQL) and related technologies (such as ORM's - preferably Hybernate)

  • Experience managing and configuring web and application infrastructure including load balancers, apache, tomcat, etc.

  • Experience with directory based technologies and LDAP

  • Experience with common development practices including CI/CD pipelines, test automation, agile development, distributed version control, etc.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain level.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of business' structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.

  • Develops, motivates and directs staff to create a team environment.

  • Recommends expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components. Assists in developing business cases.

  • Takes a systems perspective that inter-relates internal and external factors for planning. Envisions compares and contrasts multiple potential medium range operational futures.#DTR Locations: United States; Ohio; CincinnatiGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.