Data Engineer

GE_Digital GE Digital

The Data Engineer will implement data-oriented solutions to support cloud-based software development. You will own the technical solutions needed for data ingestion, storage, access, and provisioning to enable large scale software and analytics deployment for our customers. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform

Essential Responsibilities

  • Architect, Design and develop new systems and tools to enable users to consume and understand data faster
  • Work across multiple cross-functional teams in high visibility roles and own the data solution end-to-end
  • Adopt a FastWorks mindset to support Business data and analytics projects
  • Help drive a best-in-class data engineering practice that will be leveraged across GE
  • Participates in setting strategy and standards through data architecture and implementation
  • Engineers structured and unstructured data from source systems to fit business needs
  • Establish and maintain policies, procedures and standards for data management and processing
  • Leads analysis, model and design the application data structure, storage, integration, deployment and support
  • Fluent in both normalized and dimensional model disciplines and techniques and in creating data logical and physical data models
  • Designs and documents conceptual/logical models and implementing physical models
  • Provides technology guidance, evaluate tools, perform POC’s, design solutions & documentation
  • Proficient in using data modeling tools, such as Power Designer or Erwin


    Basic Qualificaitons

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent (STEM) with minimum 5 years of experience as data engineer
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience using Scripting (Python, Perl, Shell, etc) is required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working on Database(s) like PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server. SQL is required
  • A Minimum of 5 years of experience designing data model solutions for various OLTP and OLAP databases
    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 work in our Van Buren facility full-time
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with the GE Software Center of Excellence Predix platform
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels
  • Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences
  • Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve
  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently
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