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Sr Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 12:12:48 PM
  • 2978686
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Louisiana; New Orleans


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:

Responsible for testing 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Own medium-sized quality 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 project testing with continuous-integration process
  • Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions
  • Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and testing methodology for a software project
  • Develop and executes maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases


Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM, a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in IT OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience IT.
  • GE Leadership Program Graduates will get credit towards relevant work experience, commensurate to the program they have completed

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 j
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 5%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, Louisiana


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:

  • 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

Leadership:

  • 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

Personal Attributes:

  • 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 teams


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Locations: United States; Louisiana; New Orleans

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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