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Software Quality Test Engineer

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 3:59:54 PM
  • 2832433
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Illinois; Chicago


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. 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:
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.

Essential Responsibilities:

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



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

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.
  • 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



Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

  • 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

Business Acumen:

  • 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

Leadership:

  • 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

Personal Attributes:

  • 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
  • software frameworks
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements.
  • Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need
    & seeks info from other sources
#DTR



Locations: United States ; Illinois; Chicago

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal 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.
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