GE: Software Engineer

Posted on :

30 May, 2016

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

General Electric is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York, and headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Job Description

  • Designing, implementing and supporting high quality software products, algorithms, analytical/statistical libraries/modules and software services
  • Responsible for playing an active part towards achieving sprint commitments as a T-shaped member of the Analytic Services cross functional Scrum team
  • Working in a globally distributed team as part of an enterprise wide Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Responsible for completing technical and operational feasibility analysis and prototyping
  • Support and follow specified company and team standards throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Generating clear and concise design documentation
  • Designing and implementing unit tests using industry unit testing frameworks and tools
  • Designing and implementing automated system tests, test applications and frameworks
  • Supporting and expanding existing Continuous Integration environments
  • Developing and supporting software deployment environments and strategies
  • Generate supporting software documentation and collaborate with Technical Writers throughout the software development lifecycle.


Desired skills and experience 

  •  A minimum of a post graduate degree in Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Electrical Engineering or related engineering field
  • A minimum of 5+ years industry experience in software development for either the Windows and/or Unix/Linux platforms
  • 3+ years’ experience with Java and/or .NET (C# and/or C++/CLI)
  • Practical industry experience with C++ (including, but not limited to MFC, STL and ATL)
  • Experience with modern web development and related technologies: HTML5, RESTful web services, JQuery/AngularJS /NodeJS
  • Experienced in OO Design and Development
  • Experience in Database design and programming with a strong knowledge of T-SQL
  • 5+ experience with Software Source Control, Source control systems and Source control strategies, patterns and practices (SVN/GitHub/Perforce)
  • Experienced user of Software Development IDEs (Visual Studio, Eclipse, NetBeans, WebStorm etc)
  • Experienced in software debugging and using debugging tools
  • Experienced with software deployment strategies and installer technologies
  • Experienced with software repositories and software repository management systems (Experience with Maven and Artifactory will be beneficial)
  • Experienced with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Micro-Service architecture styles will be beneficial.
  • Experience with PaaS (Platform as a Service) technologies and frameworks (Cloud Foundary, Docker etc) will be beneficial
  •  Passionate about Software Engineering
  • Works well in a team and commits to and delivers on team goals
  • Can work independently and is self-motivated and a self-learne
  • Strong creative and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Experienced with Agile methodologies, frameworks and practices.
  • Experienced with data modelling/analysis, decision based algorithms, statistical and analytical software will be advantageous.
  • Experienced in the following technologies/frameworks will be beneficial: Python, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud development (Cloud
  • Foundary, Hadoop, HBase, Docker etc.), OSGi, Maven, COM, PaaS

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