Lead Software Quality Test Engineer
Location:
Redmond, WA
Posted:
August 18, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Information Technology
Reference:
2711144
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.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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 mission of the Lead Software Quality Test Engineer is to ensure customer project acceptance through excellence in Solution Test Strategy, Planning and Monitoring and is part of a global team located in various geographies and serving Transmission, Distribution, Market Systems and O&G Software Solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Own project test management lifecycle from the design phase through execution, tracking and monitoring of the test strategy, test plans and traceability matrix

+ Establish and drive testing techniques, integration testing and customer focused testing processes and procedures

+ Collect, evaluate and publish quality/test metrics and test results to the project team and stakeholders

+ Ensure delivered project are fit for release through 'FAT Readiness' and 'SAT Readiness' Gate Reviews and timely production and approval of FAT/SAT documentation

+ Have full responsibility of FAT and SAT execution (directly or through supervision of teams) under the control of the Delivery Manager and proactively ensuring that all systems setup and configuration tasks are complete to achieve solution acceptance by customer

+ Contribute to Risk and Opportunity identification

+ Ensure overall project quality standards are met

+ Manage or supervise project defect fix process, tracking and monitoring in collaboration with the Delivery Manager and in relation with Product Development

+ Identify defects for closer analysis by means of RCA, participate in those reviews and drive preventive action plan.

+ Collaborate with Product development through contributions into the industrialization process focusing on overall test efficiency and product quality

+ Contribute to Product Development test strategy and test plans

+ Ensure product documentation and especially system and detailed product tests procedures are including operation oriented information and are up to date in Delivery document referential

+ Ensure return of experience from Delivery projects on test management are conveyed to Product Management and Product Development leaders for inclusion into the PLCM

+ Liaise with Product Development for defect Root Cause Analysis and preventive action plan

+ Up to date test procedures from Product Development to Regional Software Delivery teams

+ Collaborate with tendering function globally so that our standard tendering documentation related to Test execution and management policy, standards, best practices is perceived as best in class by customers - make it as a differentiator to buy GE

+ Drive excellence in test and defect management through continuous improvement and standardization and compliance of processes and tools across the geographies

+ Ensure knowledge capitalization and dissemination of test management knowledge across the teams

+ Work as coach/mentor to develop less experienced testing staff

+ Serve as recognized expert on testing initiatives across the Delivery organization

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University or Collegein Computer science or similar

+ At least 10 years in software delivery organizations insystem integration, back-end testing and customer acceptance testing ofindustrial applications

+ 2 years in test management and defect management aspectsrelated to computer systems

Eligibility Requirements

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Strong leadership and communication skills to drive projecttesting

+ Non-functional testing experience on back-end system

+ Highly collaborative and able to work across theorganization to accomplish common goals

+ Ability to drive change

+ Automated testing experience

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Locations: United States ; Washington; Redmond

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . 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.
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