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Sr Staff Site Reliability Engineer General Electric
San Ramon, CA

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Role Summary:The Site Reliability Engineering team at GE Digital is responsible for the reliability and performance of Predix worldwide. We obsess over availability by building tools and engineering new systems to automate our platform. We are software engineers with full visibility and influence across the entire stack.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

Develop automated solutions to predict and address potential problems before they result in a service interruption

Oversee and adapt monitoring and alerting systems

Collaborate with all GE business units worldwide, providing a bastion technical expertise

Identify potential process improvements across the entire engineering organization

Define and drive architectural enhancements into system to mitigate potential failure points

Provide impact assessment and mitigation plan for changes going into the production environment

Investigate root cause of severe and systemic outages, identify corrective actions

Establish performance baseline, capacity thresholds, correlate events, and define monitoring/alerting criteria

Provide technical coaching and direction to more junior teammates


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

A minimum 8 years of professional experience in coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience.

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

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

Excellent knowledge of UNIX system internals

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Experience with all stages of an agile software development lifecycle (CI/CD)

Familiar with large scale cluster management systems (Mesos, Kubernetes)

Demonstrated ability to script around repeatable tasks (Go, Ruby, Python, Bash)

Experience with developing cloud-native applications (High Availability)

Able to dive into any level of a modern internet service (schedulers, containers, Linux kernel,

caching, object storage, distributed filesystems, RDBMS, NoSQL, etc.)

Comfortable with network troubleshooting (tcpdump, routing, proxies, firewalls, load balancers, etc.)

Able to troubleshoot and debug applications (C, Java, Go)

Proficient in configuration management systems (Chef, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Salt)

Experience with configuring, customizing, and extending monitoring tools (Sensu, Grafana,

Prometheus, Graphite, Splunk, etc.)

Experience deploying and managing infrastructure on public clouds (AWS, GCP, or Azure)

Comfortable using Git on the command line


Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Preemptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome.

Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making.

Understands and encourages change when needed.

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

Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.

Self-starter; communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

Personal Attributes:

Critical thinker; able to quickly adapt to changing environments

Emotional Intelligence, ability to influence up and out and the ability to work independently

Must be a team player with a strong desire to win

Passionate about continuously learning

Highly organized and efficient; able to balance competing priorities and execute accordingly.


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). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;California;San Ramon;

About General Electric

General Electric is a multinational conglomerate corporation offering infrastructure and financial services.

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