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Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:47:33 PM
  • 2875667
  • 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:
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. Breaks down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks. Works independently and delivers testing and use case creation which meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Break down problems and estimates time for quality 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 their 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
  • Work independently and delivers testing and use case creation which meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Write effective tests according to best practices so that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid when code is refactored
  • Begin to collaborate with development team in bugs fixing and build plans
  • Collaborate with Quality Leaders in creating test plans
  • Implement and configures testing tools and at times help junior staff
  • Implement system-level integration testing
  • Be skilled in core data structures and algorithms
  • Define quality metrics, best practices and coding patterns, and provides deep expertise on the coding

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in the industry

    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 work out of an office located in Seattle, WA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • 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:

  • 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

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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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