Manufacturing Software Architect

17 Nov 2016
20 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Leader of GE Power GSCM Hungary IT related project initiatives and support activities. Improve daily business processes and projects of own area. Work closely with local and global teams (Business Functions, IT teams, 3rd party vendors etc.) to best serve the local business's infrastructure/support needs. Responsible for shop floor application support, technical/functional enhancements. Responsible for wing-to-wing infrastructure project management, delivery of technical/functional enhancements with a keen focus on regulatory compliance, quality, schedule and budget.

- Drive solution identification, feasibility analysis and implementation for approved application projects.
- Work closely with global and local IT and functional teams to deliver projects on-time, budget and quality.
- Supervise vendor team performance and ensure continuous improvement.
- Work on local and global business synergies, best practice sharing and process simplification improving the existing IT solutions.
- Ensure necessary services and infrastructures are available and run in line with required service levels.
- Ensure obsolete infrastructure is replaced; site infrastructure support contracts are in place.
- Work as a business partner with IT and functional teams, management to evaluate and improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective solutions.
- Lead the preparation of long term system plans, cost benefit analysis and assure that they are in line with business objectives.
- Maintain current knowledge of information technologies that are applicable to business objectives.
- Lead continuous improvement focus areas and operational excellence.
- Lead regular end user involvement and trainings to be expert in IT solutions, assets.
- Play a key role as an IT champion on EHS field and influence others to strictly follow and proactively play by the EHS rules.
- Immediately report the incidents and near misses to the direct reports and EHS department.
- Immediately shut down the operation when realized life or serious injury risk present.


- BS or BA degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or related field or relevant experience - Prior experience with IT Infrastructure and MES systems and implementations and its operations
- Prior experience with IT Infrastructure and MES systems and implementations
- Strong SQL and analytical skills
- Experience of major databases (Oracle, MS SQL Server and/or MySQL)
- Excellent communication skills, fluent English, Hungarian is must

Desired Characteristics

- Ability to work with remote and 3rd party teams to drive rollouts - Advanced level of computer technology (Servers, Database, Virtualization, Application development, etc.)
- Change Management methodologies and ITIL experience
- Passion for learning new technologies and eagerness to collaborate across teams to drive best solutions
- Ability to hit tight deadlines and work under pressure
- Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive
- Experience with working in diverse, matrix, and remote teams
- Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
- Change oriented - actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways.

The role offers:

- Young and dynamic team of professionals
- International environment
- Long-term employment opportunity
- Competitive compensation package
- Career opportunity based on performance
- Great challenges and fun but not boring environment