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Job Description

This is a Software QA (SQA) position supporting testing activities for CRM & ERP applications and must be able to work in a fast paced environment with other SQA team members, development, project management and multiple business functions. The responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to, SQA project management, test planning and management, manual testing, test automation, test environment/data setup, defect logging/verification, test case creation, leveraging test tools and ensuring the quality of requirements and their relationship to test cases. This team-oriented position will develop and execute repeatable test procedures, test automation, implement and support IT SQA practices across the IT organization.

Experience & Skills:

  • Minimum of 8+ years of IT Software QA experience
  • BS in Computer science or equivalent
  • Experience in supporting and /or leading production releases/project test efforts
  • Experience in Siebel &/or SFDC applications and ERP systems (JDE Enterprise One and/or SAP)
  • Exposure to eCommerce applications and PLM systems (Agile)
  • Experience in applying quality management best practices and implementing application lifecycle management that includes requirements management, test planning and execution, defects tracking and reporting, test automation and results analysis
  • Experience in test automation and tools experience (Quick Test Pro)
  • Experience with testing tools, primarily HP Quality Center, Load Runner, and Quick Test PRO
  • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle in a waterfall, agile or iterative model
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail are essential, as is the ability to quickly learn new applications and technologies
  • Should be comfortable working with multiple operating systems (Windows, Linux, HPUX, etc.) and have a strong working knowledge of CRM-related technologies. Programing experience with good DB skills is a plus
  • Excellent team player, verbal and written communications skills, customer service skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment

Essential Functions:

  • Testing of the order processing system consisting of multiple technologies of web, ERP, CRM, middleware and database
  • Work closely with developers, analysts and system administrators as SQA SME to model and foster the implementation of IT SQA practices into projects and production support activities
  • Perform black-box and white-box testing, provide feedback on usability, report bugs relating to the application, verify bug fixes provided by developers, and take appropriate action based on the correctness of the bug fixes
  • Analysis of changes and new development. Determine testing approach and create test plan
  • Creation of detailed test cases that will be executed from HP ALM
  • Lead and/or Provide testing support to projects and product releases both with automated tests, and manual testing as required
  • Documenting and tracking defects though the software development life cycle.
  • Perform regression testing on enterprise applications
  • Participate in the execution of testing for projects that will impact the functionality of our global enterprise applications
  • Actively participate and contribute to defining test scope, coverage, and overall strategy for projects
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned
  • Develop automated test cases as prioritized using team-selected tools
  • Participate in the planning for and develop the tools/systems needed to make test automation execution and reporting accessible to IT testing team


  • Other tools for requirements management (DOORS), and service management (Remedy)
  • Experience with Siebel UCM application
  • Experience in a Life Sciences industry

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to IT internal and business partner customers
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

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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