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Staff Software Engineer - SQL & Sybase Ge
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Role Summary:Responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Leads design discussion in a limited manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks.

Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.

Shows ability to effectively delegate work.

Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment.

Understands whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module.

Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) on one or more major modules.

Possesses advanced domain knowledge and shows great customer focus.

Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.

Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes.

Helps define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design.

Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing.

Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs.

Expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices.

Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language chosen.

Drives functional design and implementation on one or more major modules.

Serves as SME and works closely with support and infrastructure services in troubleshooting customer and operational issues.


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

A minimum of 8 years of professional experience

Experience with Sybase database

Experience in Database Deployment, tuning, development, testing

Expertise in Linux (BASH) scripting languages

Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining server

Familiarity with storage systems

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

Cloud environments such as AWS database Services would be plus

Sybase database administration

Experience in/with the following: design, setup, installation, and implementation of databases in large scale environments; routine database maintenance including backups, restores, re-indexing, integrity checks, jobs, alerts, processes, etc.

Experience with SQL coding and SQL tuning for optimum performance of queries

Experience with Sybase on Linux would be a plus

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

Database replication Evidence of:

Certificates from recognized programs that indicate mastery of Sybase tools and techniques.

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 Ge

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

10001 employees

41 farnsworth street

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