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Staff Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:17:34 PM
  • 2893119
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Digital
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta


About Us:
GE Digital Overview

GE (NYSE: GE) is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

Department Overview

Predix is the world’s first and only cloud-based operating system built exclusively for industrial companies. It is now available for licensing externally beyond GE across a broad range of industries to manage and optimize both GE and non-GE assets. As the only industrial strength OS, Predix allows for familiar, frictionless connectivity, yet offers the security, regulation and certifications that industry demands. With 50 billion machines expected to come online by 2020, the Industrial Internet’s impact on GE, our customers and the world is tremendous. Everything is amplified on an industrial level. Bigger machines, bigger business, bigger issues, bigger opportunities.

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:
You are responsible for test creation, testing a large module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. You will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business. You will lead software quality engineering discussions in a limited manner and mentor’s other junior quality engineers.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Leads quality engineering discussions in a limited manner and mentor’s other junior quality Engineers
  • Owns large sized tasks or small projects and delivers QE artifacts
  • Manages deliverables and mentors junior team members
  • Contributes in driving initiatives such as defining coding standards and processes to ensure quality code is produced
  • Appropriately reuses existing code wherever possible; drives same behaviors across team while coaching other developers to improve their code quality
  • Develops and enhances the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across Teams
  • Determines testing best practices and principals and promotes them across the organization
  • Expert in developing and executing maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases
  • Skilled at developing code for other developers to learn from. Skilled in integrating project testing with continuous-integration process
  • Works with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions
  • Provides functional / technical expertise in bug fixes
  • As an expert in the quality engineering, manages test plans and testing methodology for software projects
  • Uses test automation techniques (data driven, pairwise, mocking, test hooks) that fit the problem space
  • Understands designing and coding for testability to produce quality code with the lowest cost



Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or PhD with 3 years of experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional 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.

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Must be willing to work out of the Atlanta, GA office.
  • Must be willing to travel (30%).


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in test automation
  • Ability to write Java and JS 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
  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry
  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities
  • 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
  • Solid understanding of operating systems, especially Windows and Linux
  • Strong understanding of web based servers and systems Apache, tomcat
  • Knowledge of network operating systems, distributed systems targeting the JVM
  • Build tools like Maven and Gradle
  • Strong scripting skills (bash, Python, SQL, PERL, gulp, etc.)
  • Operational Knowledge of NoSQL software like Cassandra, MongoDB, CouchDB, Hadoop, memcache, Active MQ, ElasticSearch
  • Experience working with version control systems (SVN, git, github, etc)
  • Experience with cloud platform (CloudFoundry, VMware, AWS, etc) production deployments
  • Experience working with build systems, versioning and artifact storage (Jenkins, Bamboo, Artifactory)

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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

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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