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  • 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 and release schedules
  • Execute test cases described and documented in the test plan
  • 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


Minimum Qualifications (must have):

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot issues and determine root cause of defects, whether they are software or hardware based
  • Previous industrial experience supporting analytical instrumentation and software product development projects
  • Experienced with software testing concepts and systematic testing approaches
  • Proficiency in Agile/SCRUM product development principles and application to commercial software development
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows based operating systems
  • Working knowledge of automated test tools and their implementation
  • Working knowledge of complex multi-tier software architectures
  • 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
  • B.A./B.S. Computer Science, Engineering, Physical or Natural Sciences required
  • 5+ years professional experience in analytical instrumentation platform testing in an industrial product development setting

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):

  • Advanced knowledge on statistical analysis, experimental design (DOE) approaches
  • Experience with one or more programming languages
  • Working knowledge of flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, and/or quantitative imaging and analysis beneficial
  • Working knowledge of database systems (SQL Server or Oracle)

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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