188662 - Engineer II, Software Test
Up to $25.00 DOE
5 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineer II, Software Test for an opening in Eugene, OR.

The Engineer II, Software Test will develop test protocols thorough understanding of the specifications and requirements of the systems under development for the Protein and Cell Analysis group within our Biosciences Division. As a Test Engineer you will be responsible for planning and implementing tests that prove the functional and non-functional requirements of the system working with the software and systems engineering teams. Test protocols will be developed using the specification level stories and then executed in a agile process during sprints to verify the story criteria have been achieved. The test protocols will then be compiled into a formal plan to verify the final software and instrument meet all the requirements for commercialization.

Develop a thorough understanding of the requirements (both explicit and implicit) of the system under development
Develop test cases and a test plan based on the requirements, specifications and release schedules.
Review tests, stories and specifications for testability and provide feedback to test and development team as needed.
Execute test cases described and documented in the test plan during the development cycle and formal product verification.
Identify failures during test execution and log appropriate information needed to allow the developer to understand, reproduce, and address the issue
Exercise good judgment determining priority and severity of defects
Champion and track resolution of identified software issues.
Document and monitor testing outcomes and establish steps to remedy problems
Analyze current technologies used within the company and improve processes to testing procedures.
Detailed understanding of how to properly document test cases and create effective and focused testing plans and reports.

One to two years professional experience in commercial software testing.
Scientific background in biological sciences preferred but not required.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot issues and determine root cause of defects
Working knowledge of software testing concepts and systematic testing
Working knowledge of complex multi-tier software architectures (preferred but not required)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows based operating systems
Demonstrated risk-based mindset when evaluating and communicating test results and status
Ability to work independently to initiate, take ownership of, and lead testing of individual system components as well as fully integrated platforms.
Strong oral, written and presentation skills, and the ability to work independently as well as being a team player
Maintains in-depth knowledge of relevant fields and techniques

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous industrial product development experience
Working knowledge of agile/scrum product development principles
Working knowledge with HPALM test software and JIRA software.
Knowledge of Biology or other related science (flow cytometry a plus).
Working knowledge of automated test tools and their implementation

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physical or Natural Sciences, related field, or equivalent experience.

1st Shift, M-F, 9-5:30

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.