General Electric Staff Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Role Summary:

The Network Software team delivers enterprise connectivity services across the globe. We're innovating in network design and SDN to connect securely and seamlessly. This enables GE to connect people and technology, from hospitals and wind farms, to datacenters and cloud providers, anywhere in the world.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will design and develop full stack solutions, APIs, and network services to challenging, wide-ranging problems in creating an SDN solution

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure

  • Work independently and be seen as a technical leader.

  • Be the subject matter expert in technologies and methodologies who provides oversight, mentors team members, and leads large delivery efforts.

  • Lead assessment and decision related to technology choices, design/architectural considerations and implementation strategy.

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

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

  • 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

  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in Software Development, DevOps, IT, and/or Cloud TechnologiesEligibility 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

  • Must be willing to travel 5-10% of the time

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta, GA Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Experience mentoring other engineers and collaborating in a large scale environment

  • Strong communication skills, initiative, and desire to help customers transform and achieve success

  • Willing to learn and utilize new technologies, concepts and procedures as appropriate to project requirements

  • Fluent in AWS services, 1 or more certification a big plus (Solutions Architect, Develop, etc.)

  • Familiarity with source control systems (Git)

  • Strong knowledge of web services (REST, etc.), using languages such as Python, NodeJS, and Go

  • Good working knowledge of SQL Database design such as MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.

  • Strong knowledge of web development using HTML5, JavaScript, CSS

  • Experience with modern web technologies such as Vue is a big plus

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, and Software Design Patterns

  • Experience with NoSQL Database is a big plus

  • Familiar with the challenges surrounding developing and running production services

Business Acumen

  • 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, and can analyze impact of technology choices

Leadership

  • Experience mentoring other engineers and collaborating in a large-scale environment

  • Drive and delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Identifies and raise issues, risks and benefits.

  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy and course corrects.

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

Personal Attributes

  • Effective team building and problem-solving abilities

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.

  • 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 is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. 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, sex,

sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics

protected by law.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.