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Software Test Engineer with Microbiology expertise

Location: Hazelwood, MO, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Software Development

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

It is not every day that you can say the software you helped develop will save hundreds or thousands of lives per year, but at bioMérieux, we put innovation to work in life-saving diagnostic devices deployed across the world. With engineering centers in St. Louis, France, and Italy, our System Development team collaborates globally to build products that ensure patient health and consumer safety.
From antibiotic susceptibility testing to organism identification with mass spectrometry, bioMérieux offers challenging opportunities in a science-based domain with a public health focus. If you’re passionate about solving real-world problems, you’ll find a home in our team of expert software developers, engineers, and microbiologists.
 
Description:
This is a Software Testing position that is well suited by someone with a microbiology and/or clinical background.  As a member of a collaborative, cross-functional software-development team, the Software Verification Tester will design and execute manual software-verification tests, detect and analyze defect data, and generate/maintain documentation of all test efforts for software used by internal R&D departments who are responsible for creating innovative in vitro diagnostic solutions.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop software-verification test cases and document the results
  • Work with microbiology experts, business analysts, and software developers, and project leads  to analyze feature requirements, specifications, and user stories to develop effective tests
  • Support verification of selected anomaly fixes, including assisting with validation-testing activities and field-related support
  • Focus on continuous improvement of test processes and software quality
  • Train on assigned procedures relevant to daily work
  • Stay informed on industry trends in software testing
Minimum Qualifications :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or related scientific discipline (e.g. Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Biology, Biomedical Engineering, etc.) or similar disciplines, and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience working in a clinical or industry laboratory
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills; ability to create clear and concise documentation
  • Strong, demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills
 
Preferred or Desirable Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of professional experience in software testing, verification, or validation
  • Experience in an ISO/FDA regulated environment as a member of a product-development organization (medical-device or biotech industry)
  • Experience in the use and operation of the bioMérieux products (VITEK, VirtuO, VITEK MS, etc.) in a clinical environment

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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