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Software Test Developer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:14:27 AM
  • 2822817
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada ; British Columbia; Vancouver

About Us:
Wurldtech is a subsidiary of GE Digital and we are focused on protecting the critical infrastructure that you rely on in your daily life. We take our job responsibility seriously, love to play with technology, but we also believe in finding the right work-life balance by having flexible work schedules and providing a great collaborative work environment at a convenient downtown location in Vancouver. Being part of the GE family means we are in great company working on solving problems in energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing at a time where increased connectivity is creating new value and new opportunities. We are looking for passionate people to join us and be part of this exciting time as make infrastructure more secure and advance the industries critical to the world we live in.

Role Summary:
Responsible for performing in depth functional testing and test automation of our firewall ; designing, developing, maintaining, and executing both manual and automated tests for security products; a major contributor to automation test and Continuous Integration. You already have a lot of experience with testing Enterprise software and you are looking for bigger challenges with latest technologies that involves Security, Networking, Virtualization, high performance and reliability.

Essential Responsibilities:
Reporting into the QA Manager, you will interact closely with the Owner and scrum teams following the methodology, and be a strong quality advocate to influence your team. In this role, you will:

• Be a key contributor to test automation framework and coverage.
• Take a lead role in functional testing for our security products.
• Control and maintain the Continuous Integration with the Build Master to ensure stability of all automated tests.
• Implement automation best practice and provide code review feedback to team members
• Review the requirement, architecture and design documents to come up with best test strategy.
• Design, develop, maintain, and execute test cases for product requirements that are scalable, repeatable and measurable.
• Take ownership of defects found during testing and provide information to developers including driving follow-up actions when necessary
• Collaborate with the whole QA team to improve processes and deliver faster with high quality

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
• 8+ years of Test Engineering experience in functional testing.
• 5+ years of experience automating web applications with Selenium, Cucumber, BDD
• Strong writing and communication skills to describe test cases and test results
• Hands-on experience in scripting language such as Perl or Python and Shell
• Hands-on experience in programming language such as JavaScript or Java
• Experienced configuring test environments with Linux servers
• Strong knowledge of software testing and methodologies

Eligibility Requirements:
• Legal authorization to work in Canada is required.
• Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

Desired Characteristics:
• Expert with Selenium Web Driver or Protractor, Cucumber and node.js
• Experienced with AngularJS framework and have done extensive testing with Protractor and Selenium
• Expert with running large scale tests in parallel against multiple browsers
• Experience with Jenkins to run all test cases end-to-end automatically
• Ability to understand machine language, operating systems, common APIs, libraries and runtime environments and how they interact with hardware, firmware, and binary code
• Experience in networking fundamentals
• Exposure to SCADA/DCS systems or industrial technologies

Business Acumen:
• Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
• Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development and testing tasks
• Ability to effectively prioritize tasks
• Proficient in communicating very technical concepts and issues to relevant businesses

• Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
• Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
• Proactively identifies and removes obstacles or barriers on behalf of the customer
• Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

Personal Attributes:
• Able to work under minimal supervision
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface well with the wider engineering department
• Dedication and commitment to problem resolution
• Ability to work on assigned tasks under tight time constraints
• Strong desire to experiment, use new tools and techniques

Locations: Canada ; British Columbia; Vancouver

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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