Enterprise Search Architect

Cincinnati, New York
29 Oct 2016
09 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Enterprise search architect will be responsible for defining and implementing the search and business intelligence strategy for Digital Engineering.

Essential Responsibilities

As a Enterprise Search Architect, you will:
  • Responsible for technical architecture design for search platform for Digital Engineering
  • Identify, explore, aggregate enterprise sources of data to generate meaningful insights, trends and opportunities
  • Drive NTI for next generation products and develop operationalization plan
  • Participate in workouts with program and functional teams in identifying opportunities driving customer value
  • Identify systemic application issues, perform root cause analysis, apply corrective and preventive actions
  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction
  • Assist in the analysis, design and development of a roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint
  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level
  • Participate in the EA (Enterprise Architecture) governance model
  • Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in IT project implementation with atleast 3 years of experience in application design and architecture

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

  • Hands-on experience in one of the search products Exalead, Google Search Appliance, Autonomy IDOL.
  • Hands-on experience in data ingestion tools like Talend, Informatica, Spark.
  • Hands-on experience in scripting language SQL, Python, Java.
  • Exposure to big data platforms, visualization products.
  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals.
  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction.
  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements.
  • Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.
  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.
  • Coaches and mentors team members.
  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.
  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.
  • Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.
  • Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice.
  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
  • Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.

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 up to 20% of the time
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in USA Digital hubs or Greenville or Schenectady or Cincinnati.