Tuesday, 3 September 2013



Job Number: 1832615
Business: GE Healthcare
Business Segment: Healthcare Global Services
Posted Position Title: SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Engineering/Technology
Function Segment: Product Design and Development
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available: United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: Virginia
City: Glen Allen
Postal Code: 23060-6802
Relocation Expenses: No

Role Summary/Purpose:

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Software Engineer has responsibilities extending to the development of systems software within the P&L. Additionally, the position may develop distributed software applications for real-time critical motion control of subsystems.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work closely with systems teams in requirements gathering and software design 
  • Interacting with global teams to promote consistency and maximize synergies across common software platforms 
  • Designing and building strong testing infrastructure to minimize dependency on hardware availability 
  • Leveraging DFR for software, Agile and Lean software development methodologies to drive reliability upstream into the product development life cycle


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related computer field or Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of technical experience in the software development or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED and 8 years progressive experience as an engineer or scientist within the appropriate field of study) 
  • 5 years’ experience developing software for complex systems or computerized product 
  • Software development cycle or automated testing experience 
  • Experience in object oriented design methodology and various programming languages, including C/C++ and Java 
  • Working knowledge in configuration management tools

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
  1. Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related computer field 
  2. Experience in software platform, advanced applications, user-interface design and/or systems engineering 
  3. Experience in platform and application development 
  4. Team leadership experience 
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of Quality, Tools and/or LEAN processes