General Electric Lead UI Architect in Issaquah, Washington

Role Summary:

The Lead UI Architect will have experience in designing, developing & supporting web applications which include useful & desirable user experiences, is excited by solving challenging problems to develop an intriguing web interface to expose the user’s acquired biomedical data to underlying analytics and processes and possesses a deep understanding of the latest technology in the web architecture industry.

Essential Responsibilities:

Our team develops and evaluates cutting edge 2D and 3D imaging solutions for operation by leading biomedical researchers.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Capture system level requirements by brainstorming with CTO, Sr. Architects, Data Scientists, Business & Product Managers

  • Develop meaningful and sustainable front-end architectures to web-based data visualization applications

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

  • Engage in technical discussions; participate in technical designs and present technical ideas through white boarding

  • Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team

  • Participate in active learning and knowledge sharing sessions with peers in the Technical Publications department

  • Execute in a fast pace delivery mode and focus in delivering tasks to meet the product release goal

  • Maintain code quality through best practices, unit testing and code quality automation

  • Demonstrate the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment

  • Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module

  • Help in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules

  • Possess advanced domain knowledge and show great customer focus. Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes

  • Help define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design

  • Articulate the need for scalability and understand the importance of improving quality through testing.

  • Be an expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers the desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

  • Drive design reviews, define interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs

  • Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices


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

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in software development OR Master’s degree with 6 years of experience in Software development

  • 3-5 years of experience in front-end web development using key web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/REST, jQuery) to produce and ship user interfaces

  • 3 years of experience with the modern ES6 UI development frameworks like React, Angular 4, or Vue

Desired Characteristics:


  • Knowledge of Life Sciences domain

  • Experience with Designing, developing and implementing visualization tools and advanced analysis modules for the Life Sciences High Content Screening domain

  • Experience developing web based image viewing applications and imaging pipelines

  • Knowledge of database development/oversight and HL7 would be helpful

Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to create an innovative and sustainable front-end architecture for a web-based data visualization application

  • Enthusiastic code developer and problem solver with a passion for content and data visualization with a commitment to quality, creativity and innovation

  • Solid understanding of web development frameworks and processes as well as UI/UX design and usability best practices

  • Proficient with client-side web technologies, including BootStrap, HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JSON and JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery and Angular.

  • Experience with Agile development processes and project management tools

  • Ability to balance simultaneous projects and reassess priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and Java coding principles

  • Experience with the full development cycle of web applications from design to customer release and maintenance

Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective


  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions

  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work.

  • Willingness and aptitude to learn new coding languages / domains in order to ensure quality design of all stacks of the software development.

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

There is no other life sciences company quite like GE Healthcare Life Sciences. A $5 billion business with more

than 11,000 individuals in over 100 countries, we are at work enabling a new era in medicine. For more than 60

years, GE Healthcare Life Sciences has globally supported the development and use of new therapies, helping

accelerate the journey from biological understanding to clinical therapy. GE Healthcare Life Sciences works with

cutting edge technology enabling and advancing the discovery, diagnosis and medical treatments of the present

and the future. We are accelerating biology to cell therapy in ways no other company can.

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Locations: United States; Washington; Issaquah

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