Software Quality Release Engineer
Location:
Missouri City , Texas
Posted:
July 29, 2016
Reference:
2701614
Job Number

2701614

Business

GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Surface

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Posted Position Title

Software Quality Release Engineer

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Engineering/Technology

Function Segment

Applications and Software

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Texas

City

Missouri City

Postal Code

77489

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for understanding functional/product requirements for component/module for a specific release, documenting it as functional specifications, applying agile principles to convert these specifications into stories/work units/then translating them into criteria for acceptable product performance. Works independently, at the same time collaborating w/ all other roles w/in an agile product development life cycle to ensure product releases that meets organizational standards/customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Software Quality Release Engineer you will:

* Develop Quality Engineering and Build and Release work flows

* Ensure that intermediate and major features releases meet quality standards and functional requirements

* Work with fellow team members and provides subject matter expertise to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions during User Acceptance Testing as well as after the product is deployed in Production

* Track and report on software quality trends during software release cycles

* Propose and track software quality metrics

* Apply Agile principles to translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning

* Demonstrate practical experience in Agile Methodology to runs scrums and stand-ups to collaborate with engineering teams and support them with scope considerations, product requirements

* Show increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product

* Demonstrate awareness of Industrial trends and domain expertise

Qualifications/Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) from an accredited college or university

* Minimum 2 years of experience in software development

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

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university

* Strong analytical skills - strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve

* Demonstrated proficiency in writing software test cases for enterprise software deliverables

* Experience with contemporary quality approaches such as TDD (Test Driven Development) and BDD

* Knowledge of software testing concepts including: regression, unit, integration, load, white box, black box, positive, negative, mocking, boundary testing, scalability, traceability

* Highly self-motivated, able to work independently

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal skills

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