GE Digital interview for DevOps engineer

Molina Healthcare Sam4u
Sep 22, 2017 10 Comments

Got an interview scheduled at GE for DevOps engineer next week, was going through thelayoff.com site there are layoffs still going on. Thinking to consider if I get an offer.
Anybody have some insights ? Any body from GE digital here ?

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  • Scality zRqq57
    I've been over at the San ramon office, they're pretty much cycling through h1b1's every week. Especially in DevOps. Imho, the devops team is overstaffed and under skilled. Most of them have no idea what the big picture is so I can see them laying off people from there pretty often. In my trips there I've seen 3 completely different staffs in as many years, for what it's worth.
    Sep 23, 2017 2
    • GE / R&D iceship
      This is one of the issues of joining GE. Everyone has an opinion on the others staffing and skills.
      Sep 23, 2017
    • Scality zRqq57
      I wasn't working directly for GE, just a vendor making an external observation.
      Sep 24, 2017
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    EzGuymore
    I would say if you have an open position then it is approved. Planning for what happens later in the year should be already done. If there is a role open now then it is fine.
    Oct 14, 2017 1
    • GE / Eng Ermahgerd
      I wouldn't assume that.
      Oct 26, 2017
  • GE / R&D iceship
    Which location?
    Sep 22, 2017 1
    • Molina Healthcare Sam4u
      OP
      San Ramon CA
      Sep 22, 2017
  • If the offer is good take it. I was able to negotiate 15k more than I was making + a 10k signing. So far I enjoy it, and not really worried about it. I'm conservative with my money so even if something happens I can live long enough to find a new job, which as a tech person takes very little time.
    Nov 29, 2018 0
  • New / Eng rdt712
    You’ll be fine. Layoffs will be on the functional side and/or duplicate roles that aren’t necessary anymore. The “technical” roles will be pretty much safe as they don’t want to get rid of the execution people for GE Digital. And if they hire you they won’t turn around and lay you off. Good luck!
    Sep 22, 2017 0
  • GE / R&D iceship
    Which team is it for? Until Flannery gives his plan out to Wall Street there is some amount of anxiety in SR.
    Sep 22, 2017 0

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