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Software Test Engineer


What You Do

Estimate and design test cases that are just-in-time and sized in small increments.

  • Execute and analyze manual/automated tests across software development lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Track execution status and results utilizing the appropriate tools.

  • Document the bugs/defects with clear details and track them to resolution. Work closely with developers on bugs/defects and review test scenarios and results as requested.

  • Perform root cause analysis and solve problems. Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution.

  • Verify and close out bugs/defects, relevant stories, features prior to production deployment.

  • Communicate to team leads, scrum master, product owner about blocking defects and issues.

What You Need

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

  • 3+ years of experience with software development and/or software testing experience

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, highly integrated, agile development environment.

  • Experience performing unit, system, system integration, security or application performance testing

  • Experience with back-end technologies. (ideally Java, cloud implementation, microservices etc.)

  • Experience with relational database or non-relational database interactions

  • Experience with design, development, optimization, and deployment of test automation suites. (Gherkin/Cucumber, Selenium, etc.)

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

  • Ability to clearly connect with peers, as well as both business and technical focused teams

  • Maintain safety, security and privacy standards in all areas of responsibility.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills along with the ability to breakdown complex issues.

  • Strong knowledge of SDLC and Quality Assurance methodologies.

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

  • Ability to learn and utilize new technologies

What is Even Better

  • Experience with testing REST/SOAP Web Services using Postman, SOAPUI, ReadyAPI etc.

  • Experience working with cloud based microservices and continuous integration/continuous deployment pipelines

  • Agile development work experience

  • Working knowledge of SAFe and relevant ceremonies

  • Experience in mobile and/or telematics/Web services/big data testing

  • Experience with the ELK logs and dashboarding within Kibana

  • Experience supporting production deployments and validation.  

Additional Description

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 . 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.