General Electric Sr Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Role Summary:

The Sr Software Engineer 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. Contributes to design discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Sr Software Engineer, you will:

  • Be skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts

  • Have the ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members

  • Have the ability to analyze impact of technology choices.

  • Help drive pair programming practices and code reviews across the team

  • Demonstrate awareness or product positioning and key differentiators

  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Demonstrate the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

  • Be skilled in core data structures and algorithms and implements them using appropriate chosen language

  • Promote transparency by proactively sharing design choices with appropriate audiences, with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness

  • Demonstrate expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog


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

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Java, Sprint Boot, Web Services -SOAP, Rest, JSON, XML

  • Minimum of 5 years experience In JS Frameworks – AngularJS, JQuery, Node JS, Visualization libraries

  • Minimum of 3 years experience with CF, GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, SonarQube

  • Minimum of 3 years experience with Postgres, SQL, No-SQL DB technologies

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 2 years Automated Testing tools: MicroTester, ProtractorUI, Selenium

  • Minimum of 1 year React experience

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About Us:

GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it.

Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.