General Electric Sr Quality Assurance Engineer in San Francisco, California

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:

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:

  • 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 Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in IT industry with expertise in product validation and test automation.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

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Extensive experience in test automation

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to write Java code and/or Javascript scripts for the purposes of test automation.

  • 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 infrastructureBusiness 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 Leadership:

  • 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#DTR Locations: United States; California; San RamonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.