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Quality Assurance Engineering Specialist

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:30:04 AM
  • 2769753
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Michigan; Van Buren Township


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:
The Quality Assurance Engineering Specialist will be responsible for collaborating closely with the software development team to implement QA (Quality Assurance) test plans and automation to ensure world-class software quality and driving cross-team software troubleshooting and fix resolution. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Routinely work with business stakeholders to translate system requirements into acceptance test criteria, including BDD (Behavior Driven Development) where appropriate
  • Contribute in Agile / Scrum planning sessions to propose sprint test plan
  • Participate in daily scrum team functions to ensure voice of quality is an integral part of the scrum team
  • Participate in selection of software testing tools and test automation frameworks
  • Generate and execute automated / manual test cases daily and each sprint while collaborating heavily with the software developers
  • Contribute to development of an automated / manual regression test suite, and ensure it is executed as appropriate
  • Track and report on software quality trends during software release cycles
  • Propose and track software quality metrics


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • Minimum Cumulative 3.0/4.0 GPA.
  • Graduating between July 2016 and June 2017.
  • Position also requires some experience with software development life cycle (SDLC); Agile; continuous integration (CI); documentation practices, refactoring, and testing techniques; software and product security; and creating test plans.

  • 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 Van Buren, MI.
  • Must be willing to travel.



Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Previous internship or work experience in a related capacity.
  • Experience with or understanding of java, c#, perl or python.
  • A strong focus on customer outcomes.
  • Understanding of the test engineering concepts.
  • Experience with contemporary quality approaches such as TDD (Test Driven Development) and BDD.
  • Knowledge of software testing concepts including: regression, unit, integration, load, white box, black box, positive, negative, mocking, boundary testing, scalability, traceability.
  • Successful track record of translating business requirements to functional software tests.
  • A background in defining Software test automation frameworks and delivering reusable automated test suites.
  • Experience with testing Tools: HP QC / QTP, UFT, Selenium, Loadrunner, Static Code Analysis, Jenkins
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in software or relevant area.

Business Acumen:
  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks.
  • Understands the technology landscape, up to date on current technology trends and new technology, brings new ideas to the team.
  • Displays understanding of the project’s value proposition for the customer. Shows commitment to deliver the best value proposition for the targeted customer.
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Leadership:
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence.
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision.
  • Completes assigned tasks on time and with high quality. Takes independent responsibility for assigned deliverables.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels

Personal Attributes:
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present.
  • Implements clean concise solutions that address the requirements at hand.
  • Makes transitions to the new and different. Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment
  • Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.
  • Quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently.

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Locations: United States ; Michigan; Van Buren Township

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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