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Quality Assurance Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/4/2017 1:50:18 PM
  • 3037235
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada; British Columbia; Vancouver

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.

Role Summary:
Responsible for performing in depth functional testing of our Predix Edge Security products. Looking for a World-Class QA Engineer responsible for designing, developing, maintaining, and executing both manual and automated tests for our EDGE products. You will be working with the QA team. Reporting to the QA Manager, you will interact closely with the Product Owner and scrum teams and will be expected to understand the product thoroughly and be a strong quality advocate to influence your team..

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Take a lead role in functional testing for our Edge product in different embedded devices.
  • Review the requirement, architecture and design documents to come up with test strategies
  • Design, develop, maintain, and execute test cases for product requirements that are scalable, repeatable and measurable.
  • Help build a testing framework to automate all tests from test requirements to test results in a continuous integration system
  • Configure test environments, servers, to reproduce customer deployments
  • Reproducing and troubleshooting the bug with developer.
  • Take ownership of defects found during testing and provide information to developers including driving follow-up actions when necessary
  • Identify, document and track software defects found during testing
  • Verify bug fixes supplied by engineers in response to defect reports
  • Work closely with developers to ensure defects are correctly identified and fixed
  • Collaborate with the whole QA team to improve processes and deliver faster with high quality


    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • 3 years of Test Engineering experience in functional testing

    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:

    Technical Expertise:

  • 3+ years of experience automating web applications with Selenium
  • Very experienced in JavaScript, Java, Python, Shell
  • Experience with Selenium Web Driver, Cucumber and node.js
  • Strong writing and communication skills to describe test cases and test results
  • Hands-on experience configuring test environments with Linux servers
  • Experienced in networking fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of software testing methodologies and software development fundamentals
  • Experience with running large scale tests in parallel against multiple browsers
  • Experience with Jenkins to run all test cases end-to-end automatically
  • Experienced with Linux Operating System and performance issues related to the system
  • Demonstrated ability to logically and analytically troubleshoot software
  • Demonstrated skills in writing clear and reproducible problem reports and test results
  • Ability to understand machine language, operating systems, common APIs, libraries and runtime environments and how they interact with hardware, firmware, and binary code
  • Exposure to SCADA/DCS systems or industrial technologies

    Business Acumen:

  • Quick to translate testing results into business risks relevant to our customers
  • 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
  • Ability to write clear benchmarking reports for marketing purpose.


  • 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:

  • Keen attention to details and strong analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting, and prioritization skills
  • 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
  • Can be a creative problem solver


    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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