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Role Summary: GE Software is looking for an experienced Software Quality Test Engineer to work on a number of exciting projects that will have a very positive impact on GE’s business.
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 estimate time for testing 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 proper 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
Write effective tests according to best practices so that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid when code is refactored
Automate manual test cases
Test GUI, backend and database
Collaborate with development team in fixing defects and build plans
Collaborate with Quality Leaders in creating test plans
Implement and configure testing tools
Implement system-level integration testing
Be skilled in core data structures and algorithms
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 3 years of experience in Software testing
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.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Must be willing to travel if needed
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago
Experience in test automation especially Selenium
Experience testing web services (SOAP/REST; Throughput, Performance under Load, etc.)
Experience writing test cases and test plans
Experience with performance and load testing tools such as Load Runner
Experience with issue-tracking and agile project management tools such as Rally, Confluence, etc.
Experience working in Linux/Unix and Windows environments.
Experience working with virtual machines (VMs) as part of a test/integration infrastructure
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
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
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
Adapts to new environments and changing requirements.
Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources
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