This position will require the candidate to test Windows based software operating Illumina's sequencing instrumentation. The candidate will work with automated tests on a regular basis and will also utilize SQA skills to write and execute manual tests in accordance with the company's established SDLC methodology.
The successful candidate will display a strong sense of ownership, motivation, and attention to detail.
- Write and execute manual tests. Execute automated SW tests. Carefully analyze and document test results.
- Operate a variety of laboratory instrumentation and simulators to perform integration testing, system testing, and functionality testing
- Report on test activities
- Assist software developers and domain experts in designing, performing, and improving verification tests
- Work with scientists, technicians, engineers, marketing, and project management to deliver commercial and internal SW systems
- Work in Scrum (Agile) teams within the software group, closely coordinating with software developers, systems analysts, and software project managers
Required Skills & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in bioscience, computer science, or engineering related area
- 0-1 years operating, testing, and supporting SW for mechanical instrumentation
- 1-2 years experience working in Software Quality Assurance or other areas of the SDLC to test Windows-based GUI systems
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, Agile (Scrum)
- Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously
Preferred Skills & Experience:
- Understanding of Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or related field of biology
- Familiarity with Gene Expression, Genotyping, Sequencing, Microarrays, and/or LIMS
- Understanding of Mechanical Engineering
- Possess proven troubleshooting skills
- Be curious, detail oriented, and analytical, with a proven ability to learn quickly
- Be customer-focused, team-oriented, and motivated, taking ownership of assigned tasks
- Have proven ability to self-manage, as well as manage interdisciplinary relationships