Software Engineer in Test

PerkinElmer   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

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  • Create, update, maintain and execute automated test suites for various Web Applications and back-end Data Warehousing solutions
  • Integrate test framework with CI/CD systems
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and technologies
  • Work as a member of the scrum team including planning, estimating, and verifying user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers)
  • Become a user expert on how our products work, gaining an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses; and championing customer issues in order to ensure they have a positive experience.


  • Computer Science and/ or Science-based Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience qualifying high-volume, scalable software solutions
  • Experience coding in Java, JavaScript, Python, .Net or other object oriented programming languages
  • Experience with automation tools/frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber
  • Experience with unit test frameworks such as nUnit, Jasmine, Karma, Protractor
  • Experience with Big Data and Analytics (Spark, Elastic Search or similar)
  • Experience testing systems at a large scale (Performance, Stress, Load testing etc.)
  • Experience working with Cloud (AWS, GCP or Azure) and testing microservices.
  • Experience working with Jenkins, Chef scripts or similar
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum environment
  • Willingess and drive to learn new skills and technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems
  • Excellent understanding of Quality Assurance life cycle, methodologies and best practices
  • Excellent knowledge in test case management and bug tracking systems such as Jira, Zephyr
  • Experience in transforming manual test cases into automated test cases
  • Experience in test documentation, defect analysis, tracking and reporting

Special Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in Life Sciences or Healthcare is a plus
  • Good English, written and verbal

Other Key Competencies

  • Passion for quality
  • Ability to respectfully speak up on quality matters
  • Strong emphasis on learning quickly and staying current with new technologies
  • Self-motivated, independent thinker with excellent troubleshooting.