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BrightDrop - Senior Software QA Engineer

Company: General Motors
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About GM

There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

The all new General Motors BrightDrop team is growing, and we are seeking technical, innovative, problem solvers - to learn more about how we're building smarter ways to deliver goods and services please go to: https://www.gobrightdrop.com/.

The world has changed, and we need your help to change it for the better! The General Motors BrightDrop team is tasked with developing and commercializing solutions to the world's mobility challenges. We invite you to join us in building a future with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions, and Zero Congestion.

The General Motors BrightDrop team is seeking customer-focused team members who have a passion for innovative technologies and approaches to business. Individuals will work collaboratively in agile teams to create concepts and start new ventures that solve personal and commercial mobility challenges.

Access to advanced technologies and the autonomy to challenge convention create an exciting fast-paced environment often associated with Silicon Valley start-ups. This is a unique opportunity to innovate and scale solutions that address the world's mobility challenges. We seek experienced individuals ready to rise to the challenge!

In this role you will develop both the manual and automated testing strategy on both web and mobile platforms for GM's new electrified fleet. We are a quality first team and we need your help to ensure we meet the highest standards. In this new team we need your best creative thinking to create a beautiful and intuitive experience that you are proud of. Come join us and let's innovate!

What you get to do in this role:

  • Collaborate with PM and developers to better understand how customers interface and use our product to design specific testing strategies for features being developed and automate them
  • Generate comprehensive test plans, execute and automate them for web, mobile and hardware platforms flawlessly to deliver on time with the highest quality
  • Build, enhance and maintain automation frameworks utilized by team to automate critical user scenarios for regression testing
  • Collect and report quality metrics from test executions
  • Involve in technical discussions and deep dives with engineers to timely discover and resolve issues
  • Support engineering and development organizations in troubleshooting and/or addressing issues with applications and dev/test environments.

To be successful in this role you have:

  • 4+ years of software quality assurance and test automation for both mobile applications and web
  • Ability to understand various testing techniques (e.g., performance, unit, integration, automated), their strengths and weakness, and ability to use them to best effect - including tracking and addressing of any discovered issues
  • Strong CS fundamentals, including OO concepts, data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.
  • Ability to optimize and efficiently use the tools (such as IDE, debugger, build tools, source control, profilers, Postman) to assist with day-to-day tasks
  • Fluency with Git, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Java and scripting (e.g. JavaScript, Python).
  • Proven experience developing comprehensive and effective test and performance tools, as well as frameworks (such as Java, Junit, TestNG, Selenium, Appium, Protractor and other open-source projects)
  • Proven ability to drive cross-team technical discussions and decision making with a solid understanding of SDLC concepts
  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
  • Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
  • Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
  • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
  • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
  • Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

Keywords: General Motors, San Francisco , BrightDrop - Senior Software QA Engineer, Other , San Francisco, California

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