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General Electric Quality Assurance Engineer in Livingston, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Responsible for testing a feature and or a small feature set with ability to work independently, break down problems and estimate time for quality related tasks.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

• Break down problems and estimate time required for quality related tasks

• Demonstrate increasing expertise in application domain and functional areas

• Apply various testing types and methodologies effectively during SDLC

• Take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary

• Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques

• Work independently and delivers testing and use case creation which meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project

• Write effective tests according to best practices so that crucial functional requirements are verified and tests remain valid when code is refactored

• Begin to collaborate with development team in bugs fixing and build plans

• Collaborate with Quality Leaders in creating test plans

• Implement and configures testing tools and at times help junior staff

• Implement system-level integration testing

• Be skilled in core data structures and algorithms

• Define quality metrics, best practices and coding patterns, and provides deep expertise on the coding

Education Qualification

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with basic experience.

Desired Characteristics/Technical expertise

• Has 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

• Understanding of Windows systems and Linux

Business acumen:

• 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 behaviour and participates in collaborative activities

• Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision

Personal Attributes:

• Demonstrates 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

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No