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General Electric Sr Quality Assurance Engineer in NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana

Role Summary:

Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for testing a component, feature and or feature set. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business. S/he contributes to quality engineering discussions.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Own medium-sized quality engineering tasks; and delivers while mentoring and helping team members

  • Make technology choices at individual level and has ability to analyze impact

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

  • Integrate project testing with continuous-integration process

  • Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions

  • Provide expertise in the quality engineering, test planning and testing methodology for a software project

  • Develop and executes maintainable automation tests for acceptance, functional and regression test cases


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), a similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience

Eligibility 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 minimally

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA or San Ramon, C

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • Extensive experience in test automation

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to write Java code for the purposes of testing solution code (e.g., white-box testing)

  • Experience testing web services (SOAP/REST; Throughput, Performance under Load, etc.)

  • Experience with issue-tracking and agile project management systems such as Jira, GreenHopper, Confluence, Rally, etc.

  • Experience working in Linux/Unix and Windows environments

  • Experience working with virtual machines (VMs) as part of a test/integration infrastructure

Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems

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

  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends

  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices


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

  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale

  • Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions

  • Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results

  • Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy

  • Makes suggestions to course correct

  • Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments

  • Effectively balances different, competing objectives

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective team building and problem-solving abilities

  • Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks

  • Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit


  • New Orleans, LA


Locations: United States; Louisiana; NEW ORLEANS

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.