General Electric Sr Quality Assurance Engineer in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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 at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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:

Responsible for designing and implementing an automation test solution using JAVA in a Behavior Driven Development (BDD) environment and reporting results. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. Contributes to quality engineering discussions. Owns medium sized quality engineering tasks; and delivers while mentoring and helping team members.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts.

  • Ability to take ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members.

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices.

  • Helps drive BDD practices across the team.

  • Demonstrates awareness or product positioning and key differentiators.

  • Expert in writing code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality in JAVA to simulate a user/source system environment for automated software testing

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate solutions and approaches to solving problems.

  • Skilled in developing JAVA code and test methodologies

  • Demonstrates an understanding of data analysis in large and complex systems

  • Promotes transparency by proactively sharing design choices with appropriate audiences, with the appropriate level of detail and timeliness.

  • Demonstrates expert understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements and their priority within the backlog. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Software Testing or Development

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience coding with JAVAEligibility Requirements:

  • 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

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must be willing to workout of the Hoffman Estates IL Office Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in Data Science, or programming with large data sets

  • Experience in Behavior Driven Development (BDD) or Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Experience with healthcare products / medical device products

  • Experience Installing and configuring software, testing environments – both physical and virtual.

  • Knowledgeable in SOA, XML, Microsoft SQL Server

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

  • Software Testing Certification#DTR Locations: United States; Illinois; Hoffman EstatesGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.