Staff Software Architect

Cincinnati, South Carolina
10 Nov 2016
02 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Staff Software Architect demonstrates leadership in delivering architectural solutions across PLM platform based on web service-oriented architecture to meet business goals. This role will provide architecture services in design, build and modification of software. Also, assists enterprise architects in developing roadmap based on the future architecture direction.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role you

  • Responsible for
    technical architecture design for Power PLM platform.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • A minimum of 8
    years of professional experience in IT project implementation with at least 3
    years of experience in application design and architecture

mso-bidi-font-family:Arial"> mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">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
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located
    in Greenville, Schenectady, Cincinnati

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 J2EE technologies, RESTful services
  • Working
    knowledge of application servers, Oracle, Unix O/S, Siteminder, LDAP, OpenId.
  • 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.