Software Engineer -- JobID #1517

Location: LACHINE, Quebec

Job Description

Job Overview:  
You will be responsible for programing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will also contribute to design discussions.  

Essential Responsibilities:  

In this role, you will:  
• Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure  
• Provide technical leadership to an agile team of 5-7  
• Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision  
• Translate requirements / vision into prioritized list of user stories and deliver to required timelines and quality standards  
• Work with product line leaders and architects to develop multi generation software technology plans  
• Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse  
• Support process improvements which guide the development, sustaining & support activities  
• Coach, mentor and lead the team  
• Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables  
• Drive world-class quality in the development and support of products  
• Communicate effectively both within immediate team and also across SSG leadership team and with PLLs  
• Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results  
• Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge  
• Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques  
• Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project  
• Understand performance parameters and assess application performance  
• Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using technology chosen  
• Proactively share information across the team, to the right audience with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness  

Basic Qualifications:  

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)  
• A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in (include technical skill) OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience (include technical skill)  
• GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed  

Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)  
• Legal authorization to work in the Canada is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job  
• Must be willing to work out of an office located in Lachine, QC, Canada  

Desired Characteristics:  
• Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles  
• Hands-on experience in web services (REST, SOAP, WSDL etc.), using Apache Commons Suite & Maven, SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.  
• Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data)  
Experience with Big Data (DataStax) / Hadoop and NoSQL Database is a big plus  
• Experience with rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)  
• Experience with Play framework, Angular  
• Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems  
• Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts  
• Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices  
• Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members  
• Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results  
• Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct  
• Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives  
• Strong oral and written communication skills  
• Effective team building and problem solving abilities  
• Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit

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