General Electric Cloud Automation Architect in Lansing, Michigan

About Us:

At GE Transportation, we move the world. We are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives. That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Cloud Automation Architect will be responsible for standardizing and maintaining automation processes and testing procedures to ensure stable and repeatable cloud deployments.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver and improve on current automated procedures to support the infrastructure as code methodology

  • Automate testing procedures for build automation and deployment to minimize impacts of version changes in application deployments

  • Drive standards adoption for application and tools versioning so applications are deployed consistently and revisions are promoted in a reliable manor in all environments

  • Establish new automation for containerized application using industry best practices, current tools, and new technologies

  • Own the cloud software delivery framework, including Chef, Jenkins, and Github ensuring a stable application environment

  • Educate and evangelize automation best practices to application migration teams and application teams to ensure all possible benefits are captured

  • Manage and implement cloud architecture for existing and new applications while optimizing the architecture for cloud and maintaining operational stability

  • Report progress in quantitative measures to Senior Management

  • Deliver multi-year plan for roadmap on cloud automation and deployments

  • Maintain current with emerging cloud technologies, evaluate and recommend to management.


Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 1 year of professional experience in OR a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legalauthorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsorindividuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Erie, PA; Chicago, IL; or Melbourne, FL

Desired Characteristics:

  • 2+ years’ experience with process improvement and standardization

  • 2+ years’ experience with project management and leadership

  • 1-2 years’ experience with cloud automation methodologies and tools like Scalr, Chef, Jenkins, and Github

  • 1-2 years Linux or Windows Application development and deployment experience

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services cloud environment

  • Experience other automation tools like Ansible, SaltStack or Puppet

  • Familiarity with 1 or more programing languages to support application refactoring where needed

  • Ability to be an agent of change and drive adoption of new processes

  • A drive to try new ideas and understand how they can be introduced while maintaining a stable environment

  • Ability to communicate to a many different audiences with varied technical proficiency

  • AWS or other related certifications.


Locations: United States; Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania; Erie, Chicago, Melbourne

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