Software Developer with DevOps Skills

San Ramon, California
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
  • Provide technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project. Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.
  • Proactively shares information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness
  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with Senior Architects, Data Scientists, Businesses, and Product Managers.
  • Identify the scope of the work, provide initial estimate and justify the estimate with facts
  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs, and present technical ideas through white boarding
  • Ensure that completed tasks are delivered to meet the product release goal. Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing, and code quality automation.
  • Make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment
  • Serve as subject matter expert that meet standards and deliver the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Assess application performance, then optimize and improve it through best coding practices to support software build, release, and deployment processes
  • Experience with DevOps culture and automation
  • A strong focus on customer outcomes
  • A passion for delivering automation and software process productivity


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or 10 years relevant work 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 occasionally

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:
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles and TDD
  • Hands-on experience in Cloud Foundry
  • Experience with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a big plus
  • Passionate about learning, adopting and contributing to Open Source software community
  • Experience working in an Agile environment practicing Scrum
  • Willing to flex their muscles into other roles like code review, pair programming
  • Demonstrates clear understanding of high availability architecture, performance optimization, effective troubleshooting and debugging
  • Experience working on software projects in the Energy domain (Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water) is a big plus
  • Proficient in writing software build and deployment automations using Jenkins
  • Experience in managing version control systems (SVN, GIT, branching, merging etc.)

Business Acumen:
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrix organization.
  • Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

Personal Attributes:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective team building and problem solving abilities
  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit.