Java / J2EE Software Engineer
GE Transportation - Melbourne, FL

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

The Java / J2EE Software Engineer will be part of a world class software team to design and develop Solutions for our new RailEdge products. RailEdge Planning Solutions will automate the Railroad Planning System with an innovative design to improve the railroad network capacity and efficiency. This Enterprise software is developed in Java EE on JBOSS SOA-P technology stack. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

Design and develop enterprise class software in all phases of the SDLC with robust design, high quality, and strong mentorship

Translate customer or systems requirements into robust software design with a test driven approach

Drive software quality by performing thorough requirements analysis, design and code reviews, unit tests and utilizing static code, dynamic code, complexity and code coverage analysis tools as part of development

Leverage legacy core design and introduce service oriented architecture to produce a highly customizable architecture to suit customer needs

Efficiently manage project and personal schedule by consistently meeting all deadlines

Exhibit continuous drive for improving quality and productivity by introducing and enforcing appropriate tools and processes

Interact and influence cross-functionally with Systems, and Test Engineers to understand requirements and generate test procedures

Interact with global teams by mentoring, and attending technical reviews

Successfully communicate project plans, tracking details, status updates and risk mitigation plans to the cross-functional team


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline

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 following technologies: Java EE 5 or 6, JPA, EJB 3, SOAP Web Services, XSLT, GWT, JBoss, ESB, Linux, C++

Experience with agile / scrum development process

Experience and understanding of Service Oriented Architectures and Design

Experience with creative UX UI design concepts and standards

Hands-on experience with XML/XSL and building Web Services (SOAP, WSDL)

Experience with Unix or Linux

Experience with ClearCase SCM and ClearQuest Defect Tracking

Experience with System Testing Processes, Tools & Automation

Ability to creatively solve complex problems with simple solutions

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GE Transportation, a unit of GE, solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and value added services help customers grow. GE Transportation employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.

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GE Transportation solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail,...