Role Summary:Staff Build & Release Engineer will be responsible for providing build and release strategy for highly complex as well as parallel and concurrent releases for a Software Product. Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC. Works independently and is seen as a Technical Leader. The role demonstrates deep understanding of concurrent software development, its effect on build management and releasing the builds across versions and environments
Own builds, releases and continuous integration process for large and complex releases of a product and at times expands the scope across multiple concurrent releases.
Own, manage and improve release process. Focuses on scale and efficiency. Deploys the right builds across environments.
Manage key deliverables and mentor junior team members.
Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality.
Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables.
Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams.
Determine best practices and principals and promotes them across the team.
Demonstrate expert knowledge in developing and executing automated builds and scripts.
Learn new build and releases techniques and methodologies and trains the team in the same.
Work with developers and stakeholders to deliver quality software through the build and deployment system.
Partner with and provides direction to fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
Use industry best practices to improve Build, Release and Continuous integration processes.
Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of Automation/DevOps experience required.
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.
6 years of experience in supporting industry standard core CI/CD infrastructure components: Nexus/Artifactory, Terraform, Ansible, Code Coverage tools, Security tools etc.
Strong knowledge/experience with microservices and use/ orchestration of containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)
CI/CD Pipeline experience (e.g. Jenkins)
6 years Python, Shell, UNIX/LINUX experience
2-3 years' experience with test automation tools a plus (e.g. Katalon Studios, Cucumber)
Contributes in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality
Expert in developing code for other developers to learn from
Strong problem-solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
Skilled 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
Able to work under minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work.
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;Washington;Redmond;
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