Senior Software Test Engineer

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San Diego, CA




6 months


QA, Quality Assurance, manual testing, automation, Agile/Scrum, LIMS, GUI

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Job Description

Seeking a Software Test Engineer for a 6-month W2 contract position for our award-winning, global, growing client in San Diego.


• 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
• Work with scientists, technicians, engineers, marketing, and project management to deliver commercial and internal SW systems
• Report on test activities
• Assist software developers and domain experts in designing, performing, and improving verification tests
• Work in Scrum (Agile) teams within the software group, closely coordinating with software developers, systems analysts, and software project managers
• Lead and mentor Jr .level engineers
• Drive projects and timelines

• 5-10 years operating, testing, and supporting SW for mechanical instrumentation
• 5-10 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
• 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

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