Offers “General Electric”

29 days agoGeneral Electric

Staff Software Engineer

  • IT development

Job description

Additional Cities

Career Level

Business Segment

Renewable Energy Grid Solutions

Digital Technology

United Kingdom
Postal Code

CB24 9BZ
Role Summary/Purpose

You will be responsible for designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. She/he will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. She/he will Lead design discussion in a limited manner.
Essential Responsibilities

The role will require an individual to be familiar with or quickly learn our In-house developed Magik Software.

The main responsibilities will include:

·  Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses & Product Managers

·  Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts

·  Demonstrate the understanding of Agile software development lifecycle and able to distinguish the core inputs and outputs in each cycle

·  Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding

·  Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team

·  Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal

·  Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation

·  Seek and provide feedback on design and development

·  Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

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

·  Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules

·  Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes

·  Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing

·  Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

·  Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs

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

·  Be an expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice

·  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

·  Provide guidance to a team of 5 to 7 developers with either planning and execution and/or design architecture using agile methodologies such as SCRUM

·  Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision

·  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and/or equivalent experience

·  Significant professional experience in software development

·  Must be able to work out of our Cambridge office

·  Eligibility to work in the UK unrestricted

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit theUK Border Agency website .
Desired Characteristics

·  Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles.

·  Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.

·  Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data)

·  Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a big plus

·  Hands-on experience with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS. Also, experience in implementing Java OSGi modules and using an OSGi container.

·  Experience with Play framework, Angular is a big plus.

Business Acumen:

·  Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments

·  Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems

·  Expert 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

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

·  Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

Personal Attributes:

·  Able to work under minimal supervision

·  Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

·  Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

·  Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work
About Us

GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it

Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

Follow us or on twitter @GErenewables.

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