Software Engineer

New Orleans, Louisiana
03 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Works on one or more highly complex projects that require in-depth back-end knowledge and implementation.

Essential Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for programming a feature and or a small feature set. You will contribute to the team and work with direction from the Senior Team
  • Members or management but work independently.
  • Act as a member of the GE Renewables Software Development team, representing the face of high quality design and development practices.
  • Develop high performing and innovative end-to-end web applications
  • Collaborate with system engineers, front-end, 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
  • Write code 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


    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with 2 years minimum of IT 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
  • 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
  • Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy, JAX-WS, Web Services)
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)Business Acumen
  • 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 industryLeadership
  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using 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 activitiesPersonal Attributes
  • 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, and when coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources#DTR