Software Engineer II

Job Description 

Role Summary/Purpose GE Digital is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to work on a number of exciting projects that will have a very positive impact on GE’s business. Essential Responsibilities 
 You will be responsible for programming 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. 
 In this role you will: 
 • 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 
 Basic Qualifications: 
 • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) 
 • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience Java or Java Script 
 • 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. 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 travel (infrequent) 
 • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL Add Eligibility Requirement 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. Desired Characteristics 
 Technical Expertise: 
 • Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy,JAX-WS, Web Services) 
 • Experience with front-end technologies such as Java, Javascript, JSON, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, React, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS 
 • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data) 
 • Experience with tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN) 
 • Experience working on software projects in the Healthcare regulated domain 
 Business Acumen: 
 • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application 
 • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks 
 • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience 
 • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry 
 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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