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Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/13/2017 1:52:35 PM
  • 2978928
  • 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:

The Software Quality Assurance Engineer 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:

  • Responsible for testing a feature and or a small feature set. Contributes to the team and works with direction from Senior Team Members or management; increasing the ability to work independently.
  • Breaks down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks. • Demonstrates increasing expertise in application domain and functional areas.
  • Applies various testing types and methodologies effectively during SDLC.
  • Takes ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary.
  • Applies principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.
  • Works independently and delivers testing and use case creation which meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
  • Writes effective tests according to best practices so that crucial
    functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid when code is refactored.
  • Begins to collaborate with development team in bugs fixing and build plans.
  • Collaborates with Quality Leaders in creating test plans.
  • Implements and configures testing tools and at times help junior staff.
  • Implements system-levelintegration testing.
  • Skilled in core data structures and algorithms.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the industry
  • 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
  • Must be willing to work in our New Orleans, LA facility full-time
  • Must submit application for employment through gecareers.com (or COS if internal) to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

    Desired Characteristics:

  • A strong focus on customer outcomes
  • Strong Facilitation skills, leading in-person and remote teams in co-creation sessions, creating wireframes, workflows and prototypes.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing software test cases for enterprise software deliverables
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.
  • Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.
  • 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.
  • Resourceful and 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; 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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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