Automation Test Engineer- BioTech/MedDevice

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $80 per hour

job description

Automation Test Engineer- BioTech/MedDevice

Software Test Engineer- BioTech/MedDevice

The software test engineer will join a small and highly effective software QA team, working side-by-side with developers in an Agile environment, developing test cases for a wide range of software components, including user interface, algorithms, and back-end data handling.

The position will also include automating test scripts, manual execution of tests, and interacting with a variety of electronic equipment in the lab.

Key Responsibilities

  • Diagnose problems and report bugs and enhancements.
  • Record and track defects in a bug tracking system.
  • Design, develop and execute test cases and test protocols to prove system functionality, verify business and user requirements are met.
  • Ensure that tests have been conducted in accordance with written procedures.
  • Document test results and write test reports.
  • Provide testing estimation, testing status and test reports on a timely manner.
  • Review requirements and design specifications. Review other technical documents.
  • Update software traceability metrics and ensure traceability of testing to requirements and vice versa.
  • Share knowledge and demonstrate product areas to other team members on ad hoc basis.
  • Assist in determining test methodology, test strategy and test data setup.
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, product review meetings, bug triage meetings and etc.
  • Work closely with software development team, hardware engineering team, field support team, and other cross-functional teams.

The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience as a software test engineer. ew graduates with outstanding academic records are also encouraged to apply.

  • A strong CS background, preferably BS/MS in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of test automation is a plus,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A natural attention to detail and a penchant for organizing and documenting.
  • A good learner who can master complex software and quickly adapt to new tools and technologies.
  • Working knowledge of bug tracking tools. Understanding of bug life cycles.
  • Experience working in Agile Scrum development environment
  • Ability to think logically and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Follow company policy regarding ISO and FDA documentation and compliance for medical device.
  • Some programming experience is a great to have.
  • Working knowledge of C++, Phython is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of signal processing and medical image processing
  • Matlab is also desirable.

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