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Software Test Engineer in Del Mar, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description


Develop and continuously improve test automation frameworks, research/introduce new tools.

Develop and execute automated API/UI/Unit tests to enable continuous delivery

Writing test protocols/plans/reports

Assist domain test engineers in writing and executing manual tests as needed

Work with software developers and domain experts in designing, performing, and improving verification tests.

Work with engineers, scientists, marketing, and project management to deliver commercial and internal SW systems.

Work collaboratively and effectively in a very fast paced environment.

Work independently in cross-functional teams to lead the automated test scripting effort on multiple Instrument, Web, Data Analysis, and Bioinformatics type applications

Work in a scrum environment with daily standups, bi-weekly demos and sprint planning meetings


1-5 years' in-depth experience working in Software Quality Engineering/Assurance and/or other areas of the SDLC to test SaaS/Cloud and web applications, both front and back end

1-4+ years' software development experience in at least one programming or scripting language, such as C#, Java, JavaScript, Typescript

Experience authoring automated API/UI tests using frameworks/tools, such as Selenium, Protractor, REST assured

Familiarity with API, web services, and SaaS/cloud testing

Experience with a Source Code Control System, such as Git

Experience with Jenkins

Experience in performance testing using tools like Jmeter

Familiarity of the underlying architecture of multi-tiered browser-based applications

Experience working with databases, such as SQL, MySQL or Postgres

Basic understanding of biology/genetics/NGS preferred, but not required


* B.S. in a Computer Science, Math, or Engineering related area or equivalent technical experience.