Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon, Boston
About Us: Avitas Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company. At GE and Avitas we are transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Avitas delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industrial inspection.
Avitas offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Avitas 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 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: Avitas Systems is looking for a Sr Staff QA Engineer to join its emerging inspections business. You will be responsible for test creation, testing a large module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. You will lead software quality engineering discussions and lead a team of junior QA engineers.
Essential Responsibilities: In the role of Sr Staff QA Engineer, you will:
Own large sized tasks or small projects and delivers QE artifacts. Manages deliverables and mentors junior team members.
Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining coding standards and processes to ensure quality code is produced.
Appropriately reuse existing code wherever possible; drives same behaviors across team while coaching other developers to improve their code quality.
Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams at the COE.
Determine testing best practices and principals and promotes them across the organization.
Be an expert in developing and executing maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional, and regression test cases.
Be skilled at developing code for other developers to learn from.
Be skilled in integrating project testing with continuous-integration process.
Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
Provide functional and technical expertise in bug fixes.
Act as an expert in the quality engineering, manages test plans and testing methodology for software projects.
Uses test automation techniques (data driven, pairwise, mocking, test hooks) that fit the problem space. Understands designing and coding for testability to produce quality code with the lowest cost.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) from an accredited college or university
Minimum 8 years of experience in Software Testing OR Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with 6 years of experience in Software Testing OR PhD from an accredited college or universitywith 3 years of experience Software testing
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
Experience writing test scenarios and executing tests, manually and with test automation tools
Experience developing automated tests using automation frameworks
Experience using automation frameworks like Selenium and Protractor preferred
Strong coding skills with development experience in the Predix stack preferred
Effective written and verbal communication
Excellent analytical abilities to grasp the key points from complicated requirements and business processes
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assigned tasks
Strong trouble-shooting skills to debug issues, determine root cause, and identify coverage gaps
Passion for quality and representing the voice of our customers
Experience with and understanding of white-box testing techniques as applied to test automation
Appreciation for and experience with types of manual testing such as end-to-end and exploratory testing
Expert-level experience with the QA function across SDLC in an agile development environment
Strong experience with end-to-end SDLC, testing methodologies and test phases, including unit, assembly, system, integration, regression and performance testing
Ability to create accurate and detailed test-cases and test scripts
Ability to analyze and translate requirements and development stories into test scripts
Strong working knowledge of QA processes and methodologies
Able to build rapport at all levels within Newco and GE and externally; able to work successfully in a large, highly-matrixed organization
Self directed, creative, driven, organized, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with appropriate sense of urgency
Able to quickly assimilate knowledge about new industry sectors and technologies
Capable of analyzing, interpreting, drawing conclusions and implementing solutions on a variety of complex issues
Adept at building consensus and driving ideas forward with conviction
Strong drive and high energy; action and results oriented
Quick-minded; deep intellectual horsepower; professional and engaging demeanor; strong verbal and written skills
Direct, open and honest personality with the highest personal and professional integrity
Locations: United States; California; San Ramon, Boston
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