General Electric Sr Build & Release Engineer in San Francisco, California

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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.

Role Summary:

As a Sr Build & Release Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing and maintaining highly scalable solutions including continuous delivery, optimization, monitoring, release management and support for all production and development application systems. As a member of the team, you work alongside Software Engineers to ensure our services and products seamlessly move from development through roll-out and into production for internal and cloud based applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Designs software solutions to take advantage of opportunities and new technologies, acting as a partner to and a team member of the Engineering and Operations Teams

  • Support and improve our tools for continuous integration, automated testing and release management

  • Responsible for implementing strategies for continuous delivery of custom GE software on the cloud

  • Act as a technologist resource, to guide development teams through tough spots in migrations to the cloud

  • Supporting role on the “on-call” rotation (24/7) maintaining a distributed, high availability software environment

  • Work with geographically distributed scrum teams, working on different releases of the product

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

  • Able to deliver commercial products on-premises and in an IAAS/ PAAS /SAAS environment

  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance Qualifications/Requirements: 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 software engineering OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with 3 years of experience.

  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed 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.

  • Must be willing to travel

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Strong scripting skills (bash, Python, SQL, PERL, etc).

  • Solid understanding of operating systems, especially Linux(Ubuntu, RedHat).Desirable Experience:

  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery

  • Experience with AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud Computing or equivalent.

  • In-depth knowledge of distributed internet technologies including TCP/IP, firewalls, load balances, and web application architectures.

  • Experience configuring and maintaining source code control systems such as GitHub/Git.

  • Create and implement branch and merge strategies.

  • Experience with automation/configuration management using Puppet/Chef/Ansible.

  • Experience with design, development and testing of automateddeployment scripts. (Jenkins etc.)

  • Expertise of build tools like Ant, Maven, Gradle.

  • Understanding of the build tool chain for client side Javascript, including Grunt, NPM and Bower.

  • Experience with databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc)

  • Operational Knowledge of NoSQL software like Cassandra,MongoDB, CouchDB, Hadoop, memcache, Active MQ, ElasticSearch

  • Experience working with container technology such as Dockerand/or Vagrant.

  • Experience working with version control systems (Subversion,SVN, git, github, etc)

  • Experience with deploying and management of systemsleveraging AWS (EC2, EB, Route 53, S3, Elasticache, and more)

  • Experience architecting or managing AWS (or similar) cloudinfrastructure

  • Experience with cloud platform (VMware, OpenStack, AWS, etc)production deployments

  • REST APIs, JSON, and SOAP XML

  • Experience working in a challenging and fastpaced environment

  • Knowledge of deploying applications on-premises and in the cloud.

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud service.Business Acumen:

  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspectiveLeadership:

  • 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 newsoftware frameworks

  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources

  • High energy, results driven person with strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with engineering managers with confidence and clarity

  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility#DTR Locations: United States; California; San RamonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.