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Software Test Automation Engineer

San Diego, California
Job Type
4 Aug 2022
Genalyte overview

Genalyte is on a mission to change healthcare for the better by making blood testing easy, accessible, and immediate. Our unique silicon photonics based IVD assay, automated lab, and software technology will enable lab testing to shift from central labs to physicians offices. This will improve the patient and doctor experience, reduce lab errors, and allow for more proactive and precise practice of medicine.

Genalyte is well funded with outstanding growth potential. We are looking for individuals inspired by our cutting edge technology, passionate about improving healthcare for millions of people, and excited to contribute to a fast-paced, dynamic, and truly cross functional work environment.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to attract, motivate, and retain the highest caliber of employee.

Position Summary:

Design, develop automation software to verify and validate SW products. Identify weak points and design creative ways to break software and uncover potential problems.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Develop test cases and automation framework as a member of agile development team
  • Build well-structured automation scripts that are easily maintained.
  • Create proper documentation of the scripts for execution, maintainability and supportability
  • Communicate status of progress to stakeholders and team
  • Leverage test automation tools to build and automate regression, smoke, system, and new feature testing
  • Track code coverage metrics across applications
  • Suggest tooling and workflows to QA management and team to continually improve our Quality Assurance process
  • Be an integrated part of an Agile engineering team, working interactively with software engineers from the beginning to end of the development cycle
  • Implement test methodology best practices, writing test plans
  • Develop utilities to increase release velocity and automate repeated tasks

  • Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Deep knowledge and experiencing API testing tools (Postman)
  • Coding experience in Ruby (Selenium/Capybara), C# (Selenium, Ranorex)
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux environments
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, including development and/or test automation experience
  • Deep knowledge of test methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases and debugging
  • Experiencing developing test plans for different levels of test (unit, integration, performance, ui, etc) across a platform and how to best apply the different types of tests
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong background in creating and maintaining software documentation under version control.
  • Ability to work in a distributed team environment as an individual contributor.
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  • Job Reference: 677703598-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Genalyte
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent