SQA – Sr. Test Automation Engineer in San Jose, CA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Advanced Cell Diagnostics   •  

San Jose, CA 95101

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

Job Details

Job Location

San Jose - San Jose, CA

Position Type

Full Time

Job Shift

Day

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

ProteinSimple is part of the Protein Platforms division of Bio-Techne (NASDAQ: TECH). We're rethinking protein tools and helping thousands of researchers around the world resolve their protein analysis problems so they can reveal new insight into proteins and their role in disease. Software is vital to our success in developing award winning bio-tech instruments for the life sciences industry. Our product development team is making products that are drastically changing how scientists and researchers use tools to become more productive. Use your strong knowledge of test automation to expand the reliability of our instrument systems. You will collaborate with other software engineers and scientists in the development of analytical applications, working on design of graphical data presentations, algorithms, device communications, and complex data workflows. We are offering an opportunity to work with state of the art software/hardware technologies amongst a very creative, motivated, and talented team.

The responsibilities of this position are to be responsible for the design test automation solutions to verify protein analysis product software. Interfaces closely with other disciplines on project teams to ensure a seamless transition into software verification phases of projects and that testing is comprehensive with respect to software requirements. Participates in reviews for software requirements and provides up-front feedback on requirements testability.

Perform additional duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Disciplined and detail-oriented; deliver robust, readable code

  1. Key contributor to new software test solution architectures and design decisions
  2. Incorporate off the shelf solutions with python and/or Javascript
  3. Engage in the software lifecycle of test tools
  4. Ensure that all verification activities are conducted in accordance with Quality System requirements
  5. Determination and sound technical judgment in problem solving, analytical techniques, develops new / creative test designs, and can work independently with little supervision
  6. Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Handbook and follows guidelines regarding safety as outlined in the AWAIR, Chemical Hygiene and Exposure Control manuals in accordance to the job.
  7. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years test automation experience or relevant experience and training. Attention to detail, organization, and data analysis skills are required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, multi task, and have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Familiarity with off the shelf test automation tools (e.g. TestComplete, Ranorex, Squish)
  2. Strong written skills necessary to document software and test procedures
  3. Ability to work within an agile test development environment
  4. Familiarity with version control systems (git) and release methodologies
  5. Familiarity with continuous integration (Jenkins)
  6. Skills in problem solving; including the ability to identify and appropriately evaluate a course of action.
  7. Experience executing to verification plans
  8. Ability to act independently on routine assignments or projects.
  9. Ability to plan, organize and multi-task to complete assignments in an efficient manner.
  10. Ability to communicate professionally, both oral and written.
  11. Ability to pay attention to details and perform at a high level accuracy.
  12. Ability to work independently and with a team.



Valid Through: 2019-10-17