Sr QA Engineer

  • Company: General Electric
  • Location: Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Posted: November 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3027464
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.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It's about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it's about the future of industry-energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It's about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.

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:

Responsible for testing a component, feature and or feature set for functionality, integration, and performance/scalability. You will be an integral part of the software development team, working together with talented software developers and other testers to bring state of the art, new software applications and products to market.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

+ Perform all appropriate manual and automated testing to validate software functionality, performance and scalability.

+ Communicate and report project status to project stakeholders and senior leadership.

+ Own medium-sized quality engineering tasks; and delivers while mentoring and helping team members

+ Make technology choices at individual level and has ability to analyze impact

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

+ Integrate project testing with continuous-integration process.

+ Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.

+ Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and testing methodology for a software project.

+ Develop and executes maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and performance test cases.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

+ A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Automated Quality Assurance Engineering OR Master's degree with 3 years of experience of software development.

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.

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL.

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

+ Extensive experience in functional test automation.

+ Extensive experience in performance test automation.

+ Demonstrated experience and ability to write Java code for the purposes of testing solution code (e.g., white-box testing).

+ Experience testing web services (SOAP/REST; Throughput, Performance under Load, etc.)

+ Experience with issue-tracking and agile project management systems such as Jira, GreenHopper, Confluence, Rally, etc.

+ Experience working in Linux/Unix and Windows environments.

+ Experience working with virtual machines (VMs) as part of a test/integration infrastructure

Business Acumen:

+ Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems.

+ Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts.

+ Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends.

+ Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices.

Leadership:

+ Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members.

+ Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions.

+ Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results.

+ Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy.

+ Makes suggestions to course correct.

+ Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives.

Personal Attributes:

+ Strong oral and written communication skills.

+ Strong interpersonal skills.

+ Effective team building and problem solving abilities.

+ Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit.

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Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

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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