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Software Quality Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Responsible for the creation, submission, execution, and review of software test protocols in the Software Quality department. Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects or activities within software quality department. Applies analytical skills and independent judgement in resolving software issues in coordination with software engineers. SQA Engineers are responsible for the quality of the software that is shipped to customers, used in manufacture of medical devices, used in Cepheid's quality system, and system software that is used throughout the company.


  • Perform duties as an individual contributor and/or team member with 100% hands-on work
  • Review related software documents such as requirements and develops test cases
  • Create test plans, reports, test designs and test protocols
  • Participate in the execution of test protocols, according to SOPs
  • Record, report, and verify software defects to accurately depict the software requirements
  • Work closely with Software Engineering team toward the reporting and resolution of design issues and/or software defects
  • Collaborate with appropriate departments to release qualified parts as needed
  • Create and review change orders in document control system on behalf of software quality
  • Represent core team for low complexity projects  
  • Coordinate traceability matrix updates and contribute to regulatory submission documents
  • Update traceability matrices and Quality metrics


    • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


      • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field
      • A minimum of 2+ years of related work experience with Bachelor's degree or 0-2 years of experience with Master's degree
      • Must have experience with: Windows environments, Web testing, Excel macros and/or complex spreadsheets, and SQL or other RDBMS systems
      • Have experience in all aspects of software testing: developing test plans, traceability matrixes, test cases, test protocols, test data, etc.
      • Be knowledgeable in QSR and Part 11 regulations
      • Possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills, must be self-motivated, willing to learn new concepts, technologies and products quickly
      • Have strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills, as well as dedication to quality software and customer satisfaction

        Physical requirements/abilities: 

        • Ability to work in office and lab environments
        • Ability to lift instruments that weigh up to 25 pounds

          Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Biotechnology


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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