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Position Summary

An experienced, dynamic and self-motivated individual is required to test state-of-the-art mass spectrometry software products. Successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with strong leadership, organizational and communication skills

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for testing software products and its documentation
  • Participate in all phases of product development from product definition to final release
  • Responsible for coordinating the efforts of a team of product evaluation test engineers and scientists
  • Communicate project status and issues to other functional teams, stakeholders and management
  • Facilitate in the removal of conflicts and roadblocks as they arise to ensure product evaluation team efficiency
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements

  • MS in Computer Science/Chemistry/Bioinformatics or equivalent field
  • Minimum of 8+ years of SW test experience and/or laboratory/field experience using Thermo Fisher or competitor software
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of software test methodologies and experience in using test management tools
  • Experience with defect tracking systems
  • Familiarity with entire software development process, in particular in an Agile environment
  • Experience in either Windows or Linux OS environments
  • Familiar with Automation Testing tools such as TestComplete, Selenium, Silk, QTP, Protractor, Software testing using Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Familiar with Scripting and Programming languages such as VBScript, Javascript, C# script, Lua, typescript, Excel VBA, window power shell, Python, C#, Java, AngularJS
  • Familiar with Development Environments such as: Eclipse, Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, ZeroBrane Studio.

Desired Qualifications

  • A thorough understanding of qualitative and quantitative analytical chemistry
  • Familiarity with Quality System Regulation and FDA expectations for software and hardware validation
  • Demonstrated technical\\scientific knowledge in Life Sciences using Mass Spectrometry or similar techniques
  • Understanding and ability to apply statistical mathematics
  • Extensive experience with automated and other testing tools both desktop and cloud based Software as well as Firmware
  • Project Management experience

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance.


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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