Sr Software Quality Test Engineer
Location:
New Orleans , Louisiana
Posted:
September 04, 2016
Reference:
2724015
Job Number

2724015

Business

GE Digital

Business Segment

Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread

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 anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Sr Software Quality Test 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

Louisiana

City

New Orleans

Postal Code

70170-1000

Relocation Assistance

Yes

Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for testing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. He or she contributes to quality engineering discussions.

Essential Responsibilities

* 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 regression test cases

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR the completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with a 4 year minimum of IT experience

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in Software or Application testing

Eligibility Requirements

* Must be willing to travel

* Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

* Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.

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

Technical Expertise

* Extensive experience in 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 o 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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