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Staff Software Engineer

Desired Characteristics
Technical Expertise:
Modern software development, including: microservices, fullstack development, dev ops, containerizing, etc.
Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles
Hands-on experience in Java application container (Tomcat, WebLogic), Java web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL, etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, Relational Database such as MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc. Experience with .NET technologies a plus.
Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data) or similar frameworks. Hands-on experience with web development using Angular, HTML5, Play framework, Java Script, jQuery, CSS.
Experience in developing scalable, high-availability, clustered, multi-node server systems and architectures implementing micro services and cloud-based software. Experience in implementing Java OSGi modules using an OSGi container a 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
Leadership:
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
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Postal Code
60010-3076
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
In this role, you will:
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
Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Software Engineering OR Master's degree with 6 years of experience in Software Engineering OR PhD with 3 years of experience in Software Engineering
Eligibility Requirements:
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.
Must be willing to work out of a Barrington, IL office through third quarter of 2017 and out of a downtown Chicago, IL office in the fourth quarter of 2017
Must be willing to travel (infrequent)
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.

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