At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.
We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.
Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.
As Senior Software Quality Engineer, you will :
work with a dynamic and hard-working team to help improve the quality of our flagship systems biology products, Variant Analysis, QCI and services
observe and constructively work towards improving the overall product quality, testing and risk management process
work closely with developers, product management, customer service and other internal groups to proactively seek product information, develop in depth test plans, derive practical use cases, and author appropriate test cases
perform functional black box testing as well as white box and test automation where applicable, develop and maintain the automation framework
develop test automation scripts using Java based automation tools (Selenium, Silk4J, FitNesse, TestNg, etc)
develop and / or maintain test harness for GUI (Wed Based and Java based standalone application) and back-end automation
interpret requirements and specifications to develop test plans, test cases and test documentation
conduct functional-level testing including both GUI and back-end tests
work with Agile iterative software development process - test-driven development, continuous integration testing, rapid automation to efficiently build the best industry software
think from a customer perspective, and creatively solve real user problems
Marginal Functions :
make recommendations for QA process, best practices and other implementation according to business goals
recommend and implement enhancements to our automated testing framework
coordinate and lead efforts for cross functional testing and / or integration tasks on a project basis.
Knowledge, skills and abilities :
Experience in both white and black box testing, performance / load testing web apps.
Proficiency with Java or other object-oriented programming languages.
Proficiency in automation with Silk4J, WebDriver (Selenium 2), experience with test framework design and its implementation.
Proficiency in Unix and Windows operating systems.
Experience with testing web-based and java-based standalone applications.
Experience developing test plans, designing, implementing, executing and analyzing test cases, writing bug reports, and assessing risk.
Familiarity with SQL and database design, with version control software like CVS or Subversion.
Familiarity with defect-tracking software and processes.
Clear, strong understanding and practice of good software QA methodologies.
Scripting experience with Perl or Python (optional).
Experience in test automation using Selenium, Silk4J, TestNG, FitNesse, Sikuli, AutoIt, working experience with SVG, Flash / Flex, JSON and XML objects.
Experience with multi-tiered web technologies including web servers and application servers.
5+ years experience in software testing
5+ years experience in test automation
1+ years experience in molecular biology research (preferred)
3+ years experience in biotech education (preferred)
B.S / M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
B.S. / M.S. in Molecular Biology (preferred)
Excellent verbal and written communication
organizational and multitasking skills
What we offer
At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement.
We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams.
We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.
QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.