Lead Test Engineer Job

Location WEST MELBOURNE, Florida
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Business: GE Transportation

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About Us: As a division of General Electric Company, GE Transportation is a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. We drive change and progress - by rail and across oceans. We go farther and dig deeper, with advanced technology that connects people, data and machines, so resources can be gathered, goods can be transported and economies can thrive. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today

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Posted Position Title: Lead Test Engineer

Career Level: Experienced


Function Segment:
Test and Evaluation

United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: Florida

City: West Melbourne

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Relocation Assistance: No

Role Summary/Purpose: The Lead Test Engineer is responsible for validation of locomotive control and information systems and software to ensure compliance to all performance standards and requirements. In this role, you will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and targeted company objectives.

Essential Responsibilities: In addition, you will:

:Work with and lead global teams to define global activity and standards to achieve local goals
:Develop test strategies to maximize team potential and efficiency
:Lead planning and execution of all locomotive system level integration and validation test plans, specifying full coverage and traceability of all system level ICDs and requirements
:Submit test resource estimates for proposed projects
:Drive execution of locomotive systems testing to provide evidence of completed Test Plan per established schedules
:Drive collection of test metrics for defect escape rate and rate improvement
:Lead planning and execution of all lab and field testing to validate system and software integration
:Maintain broad awareness of automation efforts within the group to assure technical quality excellence, coverage, reporting and consistency
:Drive and Support automation test strategies by writing test procedures in anticipation that the test procedures will be automated
:Maintain broad awareness of efforts within group to assure technical quality excellence, timely completion of work and reviews, appropriate use of resources, and responsiveness to customer / project needs
:Communicate with management on technical, organizational, resource, and personnel issues

:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or other 'STEM' major
:Minimum of 5 years of System Validation Experience

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:
:Strong knowledge of validation test execution, requirements traceability, defect reporting, and automation concepts
:Experience in System Integration and Troubleshooting
:Experience with a Test Management tool such as HP / ALM
:Experience as a Subject Matter Expert helping automation teams convert manual test cases into automated test cases
:Demonstrated initiative, drive, leadership, communication

Salary: Competitive

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