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General Electric Staff Software Engineer in Wuxi, China

Job Description Summary

Responsible for designing and developing modules or components and designing features, or a whole feature area of the anesthesia machine system software, including but not limited to the GUI subsystem. She/he will work independently, lead design discussions with both internal and external technical SMEs ensure the correct technical decisions are made.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

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

• 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

• 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

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

• 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 & Program team to understand product requirements & vision

Education Qualification

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with advanced experience.

Desired Characteristics/Technical Expertise

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

• Hands-on experience in GUI application development, using frameworks like Qt, MFC etc.

• Hands-on experience in design the software architecture (or modules) using UML.

• Hands-on experience with developing and debugging under the Linux OS is a big plus.

• Hands-on experience with version control system like Gitlab, SVN etc.

• Experience with TDD and refactoring.

• Knowledge in ventilator is a big plus.

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


• 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 in English and Chinese, 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. Demonstrated ability to effectively delegate work