Software Engineer

General Electric - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.8


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.

Role Summary:
You will be responsible for programing a feature and or a small feature set. You will contribute to the team and works with direction from the Senior Team Members or management but works independently.

Essential Responsibilities:
Act as a member of the Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design and development practices
Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications
Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions
Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables
Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering/Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in software development
GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

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
Must be willing to travel up to 10%
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL

Desired Characteristics:Technical Expertise:
Bachelors/Master’s Degree Computer Engineering/Science
2 years of professional experience embedded software development in C++ or Java
Experience with C/C++, Java, and Go programming languages
Experience with Windows, Linux, and QNX based programming
Experience with virtualized environments like KVM and Wind River OVP
Experience with Linux containers environments like Docker
Knowledge of IP networks, SNMP, managed network devices
Experience working on software projects in the Energy domain (Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water)

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
Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

Leadership:
Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary
Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence
Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities
Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:
Demonstrate the ability to help team members
Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present
Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new
software frameworks
Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources

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Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

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