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Software Test Automation Engineer- OnStar Insurance

Description

This is a Hybrid position within our IT Organization. The role will allow employees to work remotely, but will also require onsite work based on business needs. The selected candidate will be expected to live a commutable distance to the innovation center they are selected for. Relocation will be provided as needed

For all external applicants, we are targeting a start date on or after January 10th 2022 for this position.

About GM

We’re dedicated to achieving our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping us create safer, better and more sustainable solutions for personal mobility. Our 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

Are you passionate about being a part of a start-up that will scale the OnStar Insurance business? Are you passionate about a new vision and how GM will continue to revolutionize the consumer market with added services? The foundation has been laid to launch this exciting and fast-paced team. This may be the opportunity for you!

About the Software Engineer in Test

The First Mile Software Test Engineer will be responsible for working closely with the Onstar Insurance development team to ensure overall quality by building the right test infrastructure, tools, and lead best practices that enable the absolute best quality product. While primary focus of this role is test automation, this engineer will also be contributing to development projects. This team member will…

  • Develop and drive automation test planning, development, and strategy to ensure product quality

  • Contribute to Continuous Integration, Build, Test, and Deployment

  • Build and maintain an automated test infrastructure and automation test harnesses for a multi-platform product that will be used to ensure quality in all aspects of the product

  • Aggressively engage in the identification/remediation of software issues related to code quality, security and performance

  • Document software solutions and ensure that technical documentation meets GM standards and assist with maintaining GM standards compliance

  • Consistently follow the specified software development methodology

  • Hold oneself and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors. Models GM behaviors and builds a winning culture.

  • Establish processes and toolsets to maintain automation scripts and generate regular test reports, contributing ongoing streamlined data to development, design, and planning teams

Prospective team members possess a high degree of business insight, creativity, decision making skills, a drive for results, the ability to negotiate, the ability to develop strong peer relationships, and a strong technical learning capability and focus.


Additional Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile teams that have regularly delivered software while practicing code review

  • Over three years of software development experience designing, building, and maintain automation frameworks and/or high-quality software artifacts

  • Experience in SQL (relational databases), key-value datastores, and document stores

  • Experience in modern programming languages such as (C#, Python, Java).

  • Experience in Web application automation test development using selenium, TestNG

  • Experience using scripting language (JavaScript)

  • Solid knowledge of Web Services (SOAP and REST).

  • API Contract verification using tools such as Swagger

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions

  • Creative problem-solving skills that deliver elegant solutions to complex issues

  • Strong teamwork focus and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or, equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience diagnosing issues from browser to infrastructure to network to database and all the way back

  • Over 1 year utilizing platform and infrastructure as a service technologies and capabilities and their corresponding services (object store, configuration management, service registries, etc)

  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation

  • Experience in mobile application automation test development (Native iOS and/or Android) using Perfecto or similar tools

  • Experience using Git version control doing rebases, merges, and handling merge conflicts and

  • Knowledge of Test Manager and Azure DevOps

  • Work closely with Developers, QA and other project team members to analyze test results, locate problems, identify root causes and develop solutions

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 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.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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.