Staff Quality Assurance Engineer
Location:
Posted:
October 29, 2016
Reference:
2760938
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:

Responsible for testing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. S/he 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 impactď‚ 

+ 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 minimum of 2 years IT experience.

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

+ Must be willing to travel

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

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, Windows and iOS 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 take 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

+ Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

+ Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

+ Able to work under minimal supervision

+ Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

+ Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility

+ Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work.\#DTR

Locations: United States ; Louisiana; New OrleansGE 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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