General Electric Quality Assurance Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Role Summary:

In this key role you will automate, test and develop Cloud applications ensuring quality releases using Enterprise Agile methodologies. Working with the latest QA industry tools like Unified Functional Tester, Selenium, Protractor, and Java you will create automated test plans integrated with CI/CD pipelines. You will be an integral part of the development team, working together with talented software developers and other QA engineers to bring state of the art applications to market.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, with considerable class and lab hands on experience, or a HS diploma or GED with2+ Years’ experience as a QA Engineer or Software DeveloperEligibility Requirements:

  • 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 travel

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

  • Experience developing GUI and API test scripts using HP Unified Functional Tester, Protractor 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 Agile 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 plusBusiness Acumen:

  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application

  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks

  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry Leadership:

  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence

  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities

  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization visionPersonal Attributes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members

  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present

  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new software frameworks

  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources#DTR 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. Locations: United States; Illinois; ChicagoGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.