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Sr Software Test Engineer

North Haven, CT 06473

Posted: 02/22/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Software Development Job Number: 598741 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Top 3 technical  skills that you are required for this role:
  1. Test Automation using Python or C code
  2. Translating detailed design and software requirements into test protocols.
  3. Experience with Jira, Git and Bitbucket


BS in Computer Science, Electronics/Electrical Engineering, or other engineering or sciences.

Years’ Experience Required: 10+ years of experience in software testing or software development

Senior Software Test Engineer

Position Description:

This position has the responsibility and authority to develop and perform V&V activities to ensure software meet requirements, user’s needs, and quality and reliability standards.  This position requires application of technical expertise to determine and develop approaches to solve moderately complex technical problems.   Work is performed independently under general direction.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute V&V test plans, protocols, reports, and test procedures.
  • Adhere to internal quality processes and procedures, produce quality artifacts such as verification and validation plans and test reports.
  • Develop and utilize new tools to assist in test automation efforts throughout the product development process.
  • Develop software for product test fixtures and provide documentation.
  • Identify, report, and track defects found as part of automation and manual verification activities. Participate in identifying the root cause of the defects.
  • Work within established development standards and methodologies, including agile development.

Basic Qualification:
  • BS in Computer Science, Electronics/Electrical Engineering, or other engineering or sciences.
  • 10+ years of experience in software testing or software development
  • Experience with Jira, Git and Bitbucket
  • Understanding of FDA Quality System Regulations
  • Familiarity with IEC 62304 - Medical device software – Software life cycle processes

Specialized Knowledge Required
  • Proficient in scripting and/or programming in Python or similar language.
  • Experience with automated testing environments.
  • Ability to read and understand software requirement specifications, detailed design documents.
  • Ability to write software test plans, protocols, and reports.
  • Skilled in the identification and debug of software defects

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Software development or testing experience in the medical industry or other regulated industry.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities.
  • Strong knowledge of modern, iterative software design processes and development practices including agile and test-driven development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
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