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Sr Staff Software Quality Test Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:13:53 AM
  • 2713867
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Digital
Location(s): United States ; Washington; Seattle


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:
This position is responsible for designing Testing Strategy and implementation for highly complex modules, critical components and whole application/product release in its entirety. You will have the vision to understand, design and integrate quality within SDLC. This position works independently and is seen as a technical leader.

Essential Responsibilities:
The position is responsible for driving the Software Quality Engineering efforts across unit, module, system and user acceptance testing. Shows deep understanding of architecture, scalability, availability and performance considerations as well as its impact on quality engineering; Leads discussions about Software Quality Engineering across product/application release.

In this role you will:
• Have a proven track record of successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation.
• Provide expertise in Design, Architecture, Development and Shipping from Quality Engineering perspective
• Lead impact assessment and decision related to Quality Engineering plan and strategy for the whole release.
• Provide expert oversight, mentoring team members and leading quality initiatives in large development efforts. Experienced in effectively delegating work.
• Demonstrate deep understanding of competitive landscape, latest trends and technologies in Quality Engineering.
• Demonstrate the ability of benchmarking against competition.
• Expert level skills in building value proposition with total customer focus
• Provides subject matter expertise in quality engineering processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations.
• Navigate through ambiguity, prioritizes conflicting asks and shows ability to adapt to changing project situations
• Demonstrate expert level skills in collaborating with different stakeholders, Influencing decisions and an ability to take strategic view.
• Lead Quality Engineering efforts across the product version/s
• Provide expertise in continuous integration process and test automation while mentoring and training team members in the process.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 12 years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience OR PhD with 5 years of experience.

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Seattle, WA

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • Proven track record of successful problem definition, decomposition, estimation.
  • Ability to design automation frameworks
  • SAAS troubleshooting and design for staged rollout
  • Knowledge of at least one modern programming language (C#, C++, JAVA)
  • Design patterns and analysis skills

    Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the ability of benchmarking against competition.
  • Expert level skills in building value proposition with total customer focus.
  • Demonstrates deep understanding of competitive landscape, latest trends and technologies in Quality Engineering.

    Leadership:

  • Navigates through ambiguity, prioritizes conflicting asks and shows ability to adapt to changing project situations.
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
  • Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.
  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.
    Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.
  • Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.
  • Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.

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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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