Quality Assurance Engineer
Location:
New Orleans , Louisiana
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
2973228
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 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:

GE Digital is looking for an experienced QA Engineer to work on a number of exciting projects that will have a very positive impact on GE's business.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsible for testing a feature and or a small feature set. Contributes to the team and works with direction from Senior Team Members or management; increasing the ability to work independently.

In this role you will:

+ Break down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks

+ Demonstrate increasing expertise in application domain and functional areas

+ Apply various testing types and methodologies effectively during SDLC

+ Take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

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

+ Work independently and delivers testing and use case creation which meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

+ Write effective tests according to best practices so that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid when code is refactored

+ Begin to collaborate with development team in bugs fixing and build plans

+ Collaborate with Quality Leaders in creating test plans

+ Implement and configures testing tools and at times help junior staff

+ Implement system-level integration testing

+ Be skilled in core data structures and algorithms

+ Define quality metrics, best practices and coding patterns, and provides deep expertise on the coding

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's degree in STEM, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

+ GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

+ A minimum of 2 years of experience in IT

Eligibility Requirements:

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

+ Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, Louisiana

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

+ Experience working with Apple Automator.

+ Basic experience working with Swift and Objective-C

+ Experience using Instruments to examine memory, processor and I/O usage

+ Experience with New Relic and AWS Device Farm

+ Experience using a CI/CD suite like Jenkins

Business Acumen:

+ Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application

+ Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

+ Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

+ Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry

Leadership:

+ Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

+ Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence

+ Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

+ Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:

+ Demonstrate the ability to help team members

+ Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present

+ Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks

+ Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources

Locations: United States; Louisiana; New Orleans

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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