Software Engineer - General Electric - City of London - Wizbii

Software Engineer

  • By General Electric
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Software development

Job description

Additional Cities

Career Level

Relocation Assistance


GE Power
Business Segment

Power Grid Solutions

Digital Technology

United Kingdom
Postal Code

CB24 9BZ
Role Summary/Purpose

As an Engineer working in the Product Development team you will work closely with your peers in fast-paced Agile development teams using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure. We are looking for candidates with a passion for front-end and back-end development.
Essential Responsibilities

• Able to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary. 
• Demonstrate the ability to help team members through pair programming and code reviews. 
• Demonstrate awareness about product positioning and differentiations. 
• Able to evaluate basic technology choices and articulate trade-offs. 
• Apply principles of Agile/TDD/CI/CD methodologies to deliver high quality, secured, and scalable software modules. 
• Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project. 
• Skilled in core data structures and algorithms and implements them using language of choice.


·  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent 
·  Strong professional experience

Opening date 21/08/2018
Closing date 21/09/2018 

Competitive salary
Desired Characteristics

For our front-end role you will have experience or at least knowledge and an interest in some of the following: 
• Modern web application technologies: Polymer 2.0, Web Components, Service Workers, Bower, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, LESS, JQuery and MVC 

• Building apps on top of restful APIs using large volumes of data 
• Building apps using node.js 
• Canvas rendering in JavaScript 
• Angular 2, React, npm, gulp-sass, Unity, Cesium, D3, other gaming technologies 
• Developing mobile (phone, tablet) applications and using responsive design 
• Knowledge of Web Security principles – OWASP 
• Knowledge of key UX and design principles 

For our back-end role you will have experience or at least knowledge and an interest in some of the following: 
• Building apps using node.js  
• Designing and developing multi-tenant enterprise software services and components, with a focus on scale. 
• Developing highly robust and high throughput enterprise Cloud applications 
• Delivering cloud-based solutions using RESTful Web services and technologies such as Cloud Foundry 
• Using SQL databases in a micro-service architecture 
• Server-side data processing technologies such as ELK 
• Knowledge of Web Security principles – OWASP 
• Containerisation and orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes 
• Handling the ingestion and management at scale of geospatial data (or similar connected network paradigm) 
• Using Postgres, RabbitMQ and Redis 
• Working with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Databases


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.

The global electricity industry is entering a new era, the digital era. Seven billion components of the electricity value chain are becoming connected and GE is leading the way. With its Predix cloud platform, Grid Software Solutions is helping customers meet growing demand, integrate renewables, elevate productivity, and reduce emissions. Our solutions monitor, analyses, predict and ultimately optimize electricity generation, trading, transmission and distribution. For more information on our strategy, check out: I 

Our Cambridge office is a center of excellence for the Grid Software Solutions business where we focus on developing geospatial applications for the utilities and telecoms industries. The Product Development team is made up of about 40 people. We are a mature Agile outfit with a flexible working environment, where we are always looking to innovate in terms of our solutions, processes and the technologies we use. Along with our established client-server products, we are now focusing on the development of cloud-based mapping and analytics micro-services for our utilities and telecoms customers. We are seeking to hire people with the right mindset and approach to help augment and grow our current team - along with your technical expertise and knowledge, your ability to problem solve and work as an effective member of the team will be critical to your success.
Primary Country

United Kingdom

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