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Software Verification Tester

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Software Development

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.

In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 11 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City-based BioFire Diagnostics and one subsidiary in Montreal, Canada.

Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.


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 Systems 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.


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Position Summary:

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 and automated software-verification tests, detect and analyze defect data, and generate/maintain documentation of all test efforts in order to drive ID/AST knowledge and breakpoint updates for the VITEK 2 System that helps hospitals determine the correct antibiotics to treat millions of infected patients each year.



  • Design and develop software-verification test cases for both manual and automated tests and document the results
  • Review design-input documentation for potential impact to existing breakpoint and bioART rules
  • Develop and execute equivalency tests to verify ID/AST analyses perform as intended
  • Work with business analysts, software developers, and other microbiologists to analyze feature requirements, specifications, and user stories to develop effective tests
  • Be part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional team using Agile methodologies
  • Support verification of selected anomaly fixes, including assisting with validation-testing activities and field-related support as needed
  • Assist with development and summary of key testing-metrics
  • Assist Test Leader with task estimation and planning of work as needed
  • Train on assigned procedures relevant to daily work
  • Focus on continuous improvement of test processes and software quality
  • Stay informed on industry trends in software testing



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related scientific (e.g. Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, etc.) or similar disciplines, and/or equivalent professional experience
  • 1+ years of professional experience in software development and/or software testing or equivalent experience in the clinical microbiology domain



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using the bioMérieux VITEK 2 suite of lab instruments (VITEK 2 Compact, VITEK 2 XL) a strong plus
  • Experience in an ISO/FDA regulated environment as a member of a product-development organization (medical-device or biotech industry) preferred
  • Experience with ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development), BDD (Behavior Driven Development), or TDR (Test Driven Requirements) methodologies a strong plus


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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