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General Electric

Sr Software Engineer General Electric
Chicago, IL

General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.

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Job Description

Role Summary:

You will be responsible for programming a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment

Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7 members

Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards

Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans

Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse

Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities

Coach, mentor and lead the team

Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables

Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products

Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs

Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results

Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge

Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and

Testing Techniques

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

Understand performance parameters and assess application performance

Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen

Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors [Science, Technology, Engineering (any) and Math] AND

A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible post-Bachelor's degree experience in SQL coding / query optimization and in object oriented programming languages like Java / C#

Alternate Qualifications:

Master's degree, or foreign degree equivalent, in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors [Science, Technology, Engineering (any) and Math] AND

A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible post-Master's degree experience in SQL coding / query optimization and in object oriented programming languages like Java / C#

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 Chicago, IL

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns. Experience with Java software development and coding principles

Being self-sufficiency and using initiative working on database-related projects

Implementing and documenting database processes such as component migration, failover, and disaster recovery models Demonstrated knowledge of:

Database design principles, practices and methods

Security/permission standards

Database Encryption techniques

Database query tools

SQL tuning; database indexing

Database disaster recovery techniques

Experience with Sybase on Linux would be a plus

Experience working on software projects in the Healthcare domain (diagnostic imaging, patient information systems). Experience in medical imaging / DICOM a plus.

Hands-on experience in Java web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL, etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, SQL Database such as MS SQL, Oracle MySQL, etc.

Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data), J2EE, or similar frameworks. Hands-on experience with web development a plus. Experience developing micro services a plus.

Experience with test automation technologies (e.g., junit, jbehave) & modern CI tooling

Business Acumen:>p>

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

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

Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends

Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

Leadership:

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

Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results

Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct

Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives

Personal Attributes:

Effective team building and problem solving abilities

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

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. 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.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Illinois;Chicago;

About General Electric

General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.

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