Sr Quality Assurance Engineer - Performance Testing
GE Oil & Gas
Posted 5/8/2017 3:49:30 PM
Job Function:Digital Technology
Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon
About Us: At GE Oil and Gas Digital, we are creating technology and products to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. 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 performance testing of a component, feature and/or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. S/he contributes to Quality Engineering discussions.
In this role, you will:
Own medium-sized Performance Test Engineering tasks; and delivers while mentoring and helping team members
Make technology choices at individual level and has ability to analyze impact
Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
Integrate performance testing with continuous-integration process
Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions
Provide expertise in the Performance engineering, planning and methodology
Develop and executes maintainable automation performance suites
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Software Quality Testing OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in Software Quality testing with expertise in product validation and test automation.
GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed
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 travel
Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA
Demonstrated experience and ability to write Java code and/or shell scripting.
Experience with establishing Performance KPIs at both component and system level.
Experience in testing web services and microservices.
Experience with issue-tracking and agile project management systems such as Confluence, Rally, etc.
Experience working in Linux/Unix and Windows environments.
Experience working with virtual machines (VMs) as part of a test/performance infrastructure
Experience in load testing frameworks like LoadRunner/JMeter
Excellent RCA and debugging capabilities.
Exposure to cloud foundry infrastructure
Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Effective team building and problem solving abilities
Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit
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