General Electric Quality Assurance Engineer in Arlington Heights, 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:

In this key role you will test and troubleshoot software applications and products. Working with the latest proven Microsoft technology, HP Unified Functional Tester and Selenium automated test tools, you will create test plans and automated test suites. You will be an integral part of the software development team, working together with talented software developers and other testers to bring state of the art, new software applications and products to market.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Perform all appropriate manual and automated testing to validate software functionality, performance and scalability

  • Plan, Commit and Communicate test project status to Agile scrum team and stakeholders Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a QA Engineer or Software Developer, possessing well rounded skillsEligibility 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.

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience developing GUI and API test scripts using HP Unified Functional Tester and/or Selenium automated testing tools

  • Object-oriented (OO) development experience and automation scripting are a must.

  • REST and Java experience a plus

  • Good understanding of software development lifecycle

  • Ability to work with cross functional teams

  • Personal drive to achieve world class software development

  • Comfort level with iterative development and a demonstrated ability to work successfully within a team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem management skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • People who like to own their product and desire to solve problems for the long term, seeing things through to the end

  • Creative problem solver

  • Relevant training a plus#DTR Locations: United States; Illinois; ChicagoGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.