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Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:39:28 PM
  • 2851844
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston


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 Digital is looking for a Software Engineer in Test to work on the Predix Application Development team, building next generation HMI/SCADA applications that work on-premises and in the cloud.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for developing test tools, scripts and infrastructure to aid in the delivery of a feature or feature set, ensuring that it meets all requirements. You will create automated tests, work on continuous integration and work as a part of a scrum team. You will contribute to the team and work with direction from the Senior Team Members and over time, work independently.

In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with technical product managers and system engineers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Work across all application layers, including GUIs, middle-tier and the data persistence layer
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent experience.
  • Up to 2 years of professional experience delivering commercial software, either on-premises or hosted in the cloud. Recent college graduates with relevant internship experience are encouraged to apply.

    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.

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to design and document test plans and test cases.
  • Experience with Java and scripting languages such as Javascript, Python and testing frameworks such as UFT.
  • Experience with source code control and build and continuous integration tools and virtualization (Gradle, Jenkins, Git, SVN, VSphere/HyperV)
  • Understanding of webservers (Tomcat, Node.js) and the internet technology stack
  • Experience with concurrent and load testing concepts and tools is highly desirable.

    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
  • 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
  • Enthusiastic about learning new tools and techniques to increase test coverage at all levels

    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

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    Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston

    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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