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Software Test Engineer (REMOTE)

Company: Executive Alliance
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Executive Alliance is pleased to represent our client who is a global biotech market leader who develops software and automation solutions for biopharma providers.

They are seeking a technically minded Software Test Engineer to join their QA Group in Bioprocessing Solutions. They seek a candidate with a good understanding of business processes and requirements in a manufacturing/SAP environment. In this key role, you will be responsible for independent, third-party testing of application software produced in the software group. This may include testing applications that integrate control over physical automated systems that contain embedded software.

Analysis of requirements / use cases / user stories/ functional specifications to plan and design tests
Production and maintenance of software test plans, manual test cases, automated test scripts, test execution results and test reports.
System integration (of hardware and software components) and software testing on Windows desktop PCs, emulated platforms, and real embedded systems.
Working in an Agile environment with Agile software development teams
Classification (technical and business) and reporting of software bugs, defects or faults found in a release.
Following through to resolution of all bugs, defects or faults discovered in the software.
Liaising with software designers and developers to understand the business requirements and product functionality.
Liaising with Testing Staff (Test engineers & Test Managers) across all sites in project roles as well as to ensure adoption of shared processes and best practice.
Supporting the development & definition of standards and processes for software testing in projects and product developments, working within a framework informed by ISTQB - standards.
Supporting the assessment and introduction of testing techniques and tools.

Bachelor's degree in an engineering, life science or related field
ISTQB - certification desirable.
3+ years of industrial experience in the software development arena conducting testing within a quality-conscious environment.

ISTQB - approach and standard.
Creation and execution of functional, system integration (end-to-end), regression and non-functional tests (e.g., performance). Exposure to and hands-on experience with a range of tools supporting automated testing, including Windows based user interface testing is an advantage (e.g., HP QTP/UFT, Selenium, Ranorex, TestComplete)
Working in environments where regular builds, unit tests and software integration testing are the norm.
Troubleshooting test systems to subsystem level.
Using version control, change control and code quality control processes.
Using test management or ALM tools to design, execute and maintain test cases (e.g., Siemens Polarion, MS Test Manager, Azure Devops Test Plan, ALM / Quality Center, Jira, Zephyr, Test Director).
Using defect management tools to raise, monitor and retest defects found in the software. (e.g. MS Azure Devops, Jira, Siemens Polarion, ALM / Quality Center).
General computer and peripheral configuration, and common mechanisms for computer communication and control over external components and embedded systems.
Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment.

Keywords: Executive Alliance, Los Angeles , Software Test Engineer (REMOTE), IT / Software / Systems , Los Angeles, California

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