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General Electric

Sr Software Engineer - Linux General Electric
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Role Summary:The Senior Software Engineer has responsibilities extending to the design and development of software within the P&L. This role will be working closely with systems and product management teams in requirements gathering and software design. Need to have strong software development experience on a linux platform.

Essential Responsibilities:

Design, build and maintenance of our Linux server environments across product releases

Configuring, deploying and updating Linux servers

Application packaging and maintenance of software repositories

Maintain server environments for development and verification

Automating repetitive system administration tasks

Evaluating and recommending new hardware and software technologies or solutions

Serving as a liaison between the Unix Services and Software Engineering teams


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related computer field

5+ year's experience developing software for complex systems or computerized products

Experience with Linux servers working in bare metal and virtualized environments

Experience in hardening Linux environments

Expertise in Linux and Python scripting languages

Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining webservers, web services and database servers

Strong grasp of configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and/or Salt

U.S. (Country) Specific Qualifications:

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time

Must be willing to work in our Chicago, IL facility full-time

Must submit application for employment through (or COS if internal) to be considered

Must be 18 years of age or older

Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

Desired Characteristics:

Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related computer field

Experience in software platform, advanced applications, user-interface design and/or systems engineering

Experience in developing applications for cloud deployment

Experience in platform and application development

Team leadership experience

Experience in healthcare IT technologies like HL7, DICOM and XDS

Demonstrated knowledge of Quality, Tools and/or LEAN processes

Experience in managing infrastructure on-prem, datacenter and on cloud (AWS or Azure)

Familiarity with storage systems

Proficient understanding of the Linux network stack, TCP and UDP, and Multicast

Experience with virtualization technologies, such as KVM, VMWare

Excellent written and spoken communication skills

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.

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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