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Instrumentation Laboratory - Bedford Software QA Engineer II in Bedford, Massachusetts

Instrumentation Laboratory

Our Passion. Your Results.

Founded in 1959, Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of diagnostic solutions for Acute Care Diagnostics, patient blood management and Hemostasis testing. Our success comes from a specific focus in these rapidly evolving diagnostic areas, our commitment to customers, and our dedication to innovation and quality. We’re passionate about providing medical professionals the most valuable and complete solutions to enhance patient care.

As an integral part of Werfen, a global healthcare company dedicated to delivering the highest quality in vitro diagnostic products, IL is supported by significant resources, outstanding scientific expertise and a tremendous knowledge base. IL is headquartered in Bedford, MA, USA.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, plans and performs software quality activities to ensure release readiness for customer and quality expectations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Defines overall software verification design approach (test architecture /design) and structure for broad, comprehensive features.

  • Creates, revises, and executes test plans and test cases (automated/white box/black box). Works directly with software developers to ensure requirement implementation/verification correctness and to review test case coverage.

  • Writes software defect reports. Identifies and records the exact sequence of activities that were performed to produce software malfunctions.

  • Investigates software defects and reports to provide information in the report fix defects.

  • Reviews defect reports submitted into the defect tracking database for validity.

  • Reviews requirement specifications (system, software functional) for correctness against test design and test cases

  • Submits change requests against the software when requirements are incorrect.

  • Maintains test environment, which includes needed supplies and necessary maintenance.

  • Follows project and corporate plans, standards, and procedures to perform verification.

  • Performs unit testing and/or integration testing to ensure validity of the automated/white box test code.

  • Evaluates, investigates, and implements fixes to defects in automated/white box test code.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Budget managed (if applicable): N/A

Internal Networking/Key relationships.

  • To be determined based on department needs

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Career Ambition

  • Self-Development

  • Teamwork

  • Ability to Deal with Ambiguity and Paradox

  • Written and Oral Communications

  • Proficiency with a personal computer and software packages.

  • Ability to operate instrumentation and develop automated tests

  • Ability to administer engineering tools: configuration, requirements, and defect management.

  • Ability to work in conjunction with other software QA engineers and development engineers.

Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • BS degree in a technical discipline (Chemistry, Math, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science).

  • 2+ years of Software development/ Test Automation experience with at least 1 years within an agile software development environment with Continuous Testing.

  • Proficient in Python programming

  • Experience with tools like POSTMAN, Squish, Selenium

  • Experience in developing Test Automation for applications built using REST API, QT, HTML5, Angular

  • Knowledge of various test automation frameworks such as Data Driven, Table Driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid.

International Mobility: Required: no

Travel requirements:

  • <5% of time

If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV.

Instrumentation Laboratory appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

Werfen is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics (IVD) in the specialties of Hemostasis, Acute Care Diagnostics and Autoimmunity. Our core business is dedicated to R&D, manufacturing and distribution of diagnostic systems for hospitals and clinical laboratories. Our other areas of expertise include Original Equipment Manufacturing, Clinical Software, Clinical Chemistry, Infusion Therapy, and Medical Devices and Scientific Instrumentation Distribution.

We operate directly in over 30 countries and in more than 100 territories through distributors. In 2016, our turnover was approximately 1.2 billion euros and we had an average workforce of 4,400 people. Currently, we are over 5,000 employees.

Job ID: 2020-3754

Shift: 1st

Street: 180 Hartwell Road