Sr Staff Software Architect

New Orleans, Louisiana
03 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Works on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth domain knowledge or two or more specialized architecture areas.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction across the product portfolio or product line.
  • Analyze design and develop a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.
  • Review and/or analyze and develop architectural requirements at domain level within product portfolio or team.
  • Participate in the EA domain governance model.
  • Contribute to the development of software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.
  • Lead the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support actives.


    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
    A minimum of 9 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product OR Master's degree with 5 years of experience OR PhD with 2 years of experience.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
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

    Technical Expertise
  • Expert in Microservice architecture
  • Familiar with technologies such as Cloud Foundry, Spring (Boot, MVC, Security), Java, Angular.js, Node,js, Polymer.
  • Participates in domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.
  • Gathers and analyzes data and develops architectural requirements at project level, aligning architectural requirements with software development strategy.
  • Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain level.Business Acumen
  • Demonstrate knowledge of business' structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.Leadership
  • Develops, motivates and directs staff to create a team environment.
  • Recommends expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components. Assists in developing business cases.
  • Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits. Meets with project leaders and software development Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipeline. Establish DevOps processes and rigor for Development, Testing, and Production environments.
  • Establish code quality best practice governance criteria.
  • Manage a team of architects and full stack engineers, working across project teams to enable design, build and release processes, technology review and POC.Personal Attributes
  • Applies values, business strategy, policies, precedent, and experience to make complex decisions with uncertain consequences.
  • Challenges conventional thinking and traditional ways of operating and invites stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities.
  • Takes a systems perspective that inter-relates internal and external factors for planning. Envisions compares and contrasts multiple potential medium range operational futures.#DTR