Staff Software Architect

New Orleans, Louisiana
03 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
GE Software is looking for an experienced Software Architect to work on a number of exciting projects that will have a very positive impact on GE's business.

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 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) OR High School Diploma / GED with 2 years minimum of IT experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in application developmentEligibility 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
  • 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
  • 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 tasksLeadership
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • 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.Personal 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