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Software Test Engineer, Laboratory

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics. Our location in Irving, TX, currently has an opportunity for Software Test Engineer WHAT YOU'LL DOWe are seeking a Software Test Engineer -to develop and execute tests to test specific ongoing code changes performed by development team. -It is expected that understanding, compilation, code review and collaboration with developers will be necessary to design the tests manual or automated dependent on specific scenarios. -Will participate in a team-oriented environment to test implementations, user interface, business rules, data accuracy or embedded system inputs and outputs. -The job function can include providing technical leadership, mentoring and guidance for more junior engineers. Main Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include activities throughout the entire software development life cycle.
  • Moderate operation and repairs of medical devices and simulated systems.
  • Review Software Requirements and provide input to ensure they are testable.
  • Develop test plans, strategies, and use cases for features, requirements, or Defects based on practices and procedures.
  • Develop and run informal and formal manual and automated protocols and acceptance criteria for features, requirements, or Defects according to practices and procedures.
  • Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage, boundary, and regression analysis.
  • Assess build readiness based on informal data gathering.
  • Provide support for fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during software integration and testing for systems in development and on-Market.
  • Able to apply the latest software design and development tools and techniques as required.
  • Responsible for working within a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce secure deliverable products as part of an Agile team.
  • Software testing responsibilities include executing software development life cycle activities from software requirements, design, and implementation through design verification.
  • Review code changes to discuss approach to testing and ensure change sets are testable.
  • Responsible for fault isolation, troubleshooting and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development and on-Market. Accountability/Scope
    • This is an individual contributor position. - However, input from senior testers and developers is required to fully understand software changes.
    • Activities will be under the guidance of a software testing lead or manager.
    • Activities will be focused on developing broad system knowledge and an expertise in more than one functional area.
    • Accountable for meeting deliverable commitments including schedule, quality, requirements and compliance.
    • Must have skills to plan and schedule own work activities, coordinate activities with others software test engineers. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRINGMinimum Qualifications
      • B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is required. In lieu of college education/degree, on the job experience in Software Testing or Medical Device Testing or Life Sciences of > 6-10 years is acceptable. - -
      • 3-5 years experience covering the entire software lifecycle (requirements definition through verification) in a team environment.
      • 3-5 years experience in a laboratory environment. Requires experience with Microsoft Windows applications. Preferred Qualifications
        • MS is preferred. M.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is preferred.
        • Experience with automated testing and simulator tools preferred
        • Experience in -working in Medical instrument development or controlled and heavy regulated environment.
        • Experience in performing testing activities in support of software and system requirements, design, development, and sustainment.
        • Experience in agile and lean delivery concepts and methodologies, and a history of successfully applying this knowledge to deliver applications.
        • Experience in working in continuous integration and deployment environment.
        • Experience in Atlassian suite - Bamboo, JIRA, Bitbucket and Confluence WHAT WE OFFER - -At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: -
          • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance - -
          • Financial security -through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans - -
          • Health care and well-being programs -including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs -
          • Paid time off - -
          • 401(k) -retirement savings with a generous company match -
          • The stability of a company -with a record of strong financial performance and history of -being actively involved in local communities - Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: - Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at, on LinkedIn at, on Facebook at and on Twitter .

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Irving , Software Test Engineer, Laboratory, IT / Software / Systems , Irving, Texas

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