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Staff Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:47:33 PM
  • 2875681
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States; Washington; Seattle


About Us:

At GE Healthcare Digital in Seattle, WA, we’re leveraging our leadership in software development, user experience, platform analytics, cyber security and cloud-based solutions to deliver our vision to drive quality and efficiency globally through digital health technology. This is not aspiration. It’s transformation. And it’s happening now. We help medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients, and we are proud to be improving lives in moments that matter.
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 mentors other junior quality engineers.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Own large sized tasks or small projects and delivers QE artifacts. Manages deliverables and mentors junior team members.
  • Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining coding standards and processes to ensure quality code is produced.
  • Appropriately reuse existing code wherever possible; drives same behaviors across team while coaching other developers to improve their code quality.
  • Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams at the COE.
  • Determine testing best practices and principals and promotes them across the organization.
  • Be an expert in developing and executing maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases.
  • Be skilled at developing code for other developers to learn from.
  • Be skilled in integrating project testing with continuous-integration process.
  • Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
  • Provide functional and technical expertise in bug fixes.
  • Act 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)
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience

    Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)

  • 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 work out of an office located in Seattle, Washington

    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 and Windows environments.
  • Experience working with virtual machines (VMs) as part of a test/integration infrastructure

    Business Acumen:

  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Evangelizes how our technology solves customer problems from a technology and business perspective

    Leadership:

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
  • Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

    Personal Attributes:

  • 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.

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    Locations: United States; Washington; Seattle

    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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