Software Quality Test Engineer

New Orleans, Louisiana
08 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
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


    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR the completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 2 years IT 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
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. 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 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, Windows and iOS 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 choicesLeadership
  • 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 objectivesPersonal 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