General Electric Software Engineering Specialist in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Role Summary:

GE Renewable Energy is looking for a Software Engineer to work on several exciting projects that will have a very positive impact on our business. This role is responsible for programing a feature and/or a small feature set. This role will contribute to the team and works with direction from Senior Team Members or management and works independently.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications

  • Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

  • Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables

  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance

  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 0-2 years of professional experience Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with specific skills

  • Must be willing to travel as needed (<10%)

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in either Chicago, IL or Schenectady, NY Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy, JAX-WS, Web Services)

  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS

  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)

  • Experience with rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)Business Acumen:

  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry Leadership:

  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence

  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

  • Learns organization vision statement and decision-making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization visionPersonal Attributes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members

  • 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. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources#DTR About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Illinois, New York; Chicago, SchenectadyGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.