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General Electric Engineering Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Responsible for quality oversight of Engineering Software and customer product deliverables, developing and implementing standard work practices and procedures to meet regulatory requirements, mentoring others in the requirements of the software development lifecycle, and maintaining compliance with software license agreements. This role contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business and leads software quality engineering discussions and mentors’ engineers.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the quality engineering, manages test plans and testing methodology for software projects.

  • Contribute in driving initiatives such as refining coding standards and processes to ensure quality code is produced.

  • Own large sized tasks or small projects and deliver quality engineering artifacts.

  • Manage deliverables and mentor junior team members.

  • Determine testing best practices and principals and promotes them across the organization.

  • Understand and maintain compliance of software procedures and regulatory requirements

  • Provide quality oversight of new and existing software development projects in compliance with procedures and best practices.

  • Provide audit support for customer and regulatory audit of software used in nuclear design and analysis.

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

  • Provide functional and technical expertise in bug fixes.

  • Design and drive the process and automation improvements to Lean out the software development lifecycle artifacts while remaining compliant with procedures and regulatory commitments.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in software quality and/or software development lifecycle

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations.

  • Detail oriented and skilled at providing quality feedback to software developers and project teams.

  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance for software development and\or controls is preferred.

  • Assist with project management to optimize software project delivery.

  • Familiarity with Agile software principles.

Business Acumen:

  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with customers.

  • Proactively engages with teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices.

  • Focused on delivering a quality product on time.

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes.

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers.

  • Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose.

  • Willing to quickly self-learn new technologies/products and quality assurance methodologies as needed.

The salary range for this position is $82k-$115. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes