Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $19 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Portable Analytical Instruments, a business unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is the leader in handheld XRF, Raman, and Infrared devices that enable precise material identification and characterization across a wide variety of end markets. It is the product of three acquisitions over the past decade and brings together a product portfolio with leading market positions globally. The business is currently recruiting for a Lead Software Quality Assurance Engineer


• Lead testing programs, including test strategy, test planning and schedules, requirement traceability, and testing oversight.

• Work with Product Management, Operations, Quality Organization and the Software Team to understand requirements and translate into written test plans, detailed test cases and test plan reviews.

• Work with local and offshore teams to:

  • Test new releases and features, via manual/automated testing techniques, for portable analytical instruments, companion software and web services, validating functionality, reliability and performance.
  • Write automation tests to deliver automated testing suites for legacy and new products.

• Use metrics for measurement and reporting results and progress.

• Stay current researching new testing technologies and proposing/executing new solutions for our products.

Minimum Qualifications:

• The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years of SQA or System Test experience.

• Energetic personality with excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to work with remote teams.

• Experience with software development lifecycle processes, SDLC.

• Experience with testing embedded scientific or medical analytical instruments, on Linux written in Qt/Qml (preferred).

• Strong knowledge in understanding system functional requirements, test case development, test execution, defect reporting and verification

• BS, or equivalent, in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

• Test automation, scripting experience; specifically Squish for QT/QML.

• Experience with the following tools: Jira, Confluence, Squish and Test Rail.

• Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Experience.

• Familiarity with TeamCity and Git, is a plus

This position does NOT have relocation assistance.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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