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General Electric Quality Assurance Lead Engineer - Power System Testing in Florianopolis, Brazil

Job Description Summary

The Quality Assurance Engineer will work with a cross-functional team including hardware design, systems engineering, software development, program and project management to deliver best in class products for the global market. This position will be responsible for testing measurement and networking products, as well as for leading test automatization in the V&V (Verification and Validation) process. The V&V team has a key role in the R&D area, testing the products with a customer view, including functional, regression and application tests.

Job Description

The Quality Assurance Engineer will work with a cross-functional team including hardware design, systems engineering, software development, program and project management to deliver best in class products for the global market. This position will be responsible for testing measurement and networking products, as well as for leading test automatization in the V&V (Verification and Validation) process. The V&V team has a key role in the R&D area, testing the products with a customer view, including functional, regression and application tests.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead automation tests, designing, developing and executing automatic test scripts and tools.

  • Review requirements and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and execute quality test activities.

  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track issues.

  • Perform thorough functional, regression and application tests.

  • Develop and apply test processes for new and existing products.

  • Stay up-to-date with new test tools and strategies.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related courses;

  • Work experience in products testing / quality assurance;

  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases, as well as test reports in English;

  • Strong communication skills in both Portuguese and English;

  • Knowledge of GE/Reason product line equipment;

  • Knowledge of Power Systems (electrical substations) IEC 61850;

  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Shell, TCL, Pearl, etc.), as well as prototyping environments (Octave, etc.);

  • Knowledge of electrical measuring and Ethernet communication protocols;

Desired characteristics:

  • Native curiosity to investigate problems in complex application scenarios;

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on innovative ideas for products and processes;

  • Knowledge of Digital Substations;

  • Knowledge of QA methodologies, tools and processes;

  • Knowledge of performance and/or cyber security testing;

  • Knowledge of application security best practices;

  • Knowledge of C/C++ programming in an embedded environment, C#, visual programming;

  • Knowledge of integrated FPGA and processor devices.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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