Sr Software Engineer (Front-End)

New Orleans, Louisiana
03 Oct 2016
30 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be responsible for programming a component, feature and or feature set, working independently, and contributing to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure
  • Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7
  • Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
  • Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards
  • Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi-generation software technology plans
  • Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminate duplication, and leverage product and technology reuse
  • Support process improvements which guide development and sustain & support activities
  • Coach, mentor and lead the team
  • Work cross-functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables
  • Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products
  • Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs
  • Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • 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
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using chosen technology
  • Proactively share information across the team and target audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness


    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
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Software Development or relevant 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
  • Expertise building web application using javascript frameworks such as Angular.js, Node.js, and Polymer
  • Experience building web and mobile applications using Java and Java frameworks such as Spring.
  • Experience with iOS development using PhoneGap, Cordova, or similar
  • Working knowledge of Responsive Design concepts and frameworks.
  • Basic understanding of databases and SQLBusiness Acumen
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choicesLeadership
  • Ability to take ownership of small and medium-sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
  • Ensure understanding of issues and present clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions for course-correction
  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments.
  • Effectively balances different, competing objectivesPersonal 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