Senior Software QA Engineer
Life Sciences & Diagnostics - Chatsworth, CA

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OPCO Description

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems are found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world and produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. Hospital laboratories are our core clinical diagnostic customers. Our life science customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, medical schools and research institutions. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on six continents. For more than 75 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples

lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

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Description

Senior Software QA Engineer

IRIS International, Inc. is a leader in in-vitro diagnostic urinalysis systems, digital imaging software development, sample collection, sample processing and small benchtop centrifuges and supplies for chemistry, coagulation, cytology, hematology, and urinalysis for the clinical and veterinary markets. The Company operates through its Iris Diagnostics division, and its Iris Sample Processing (formerly Statspin®) subsidiary.

We have a growth opportunity for a Senior Software QA Engineer in our Chatsworth, CA corporate office.

If you have the skills and experience described below - we are looking for you! IRIS International is a great place to work, has excellent benefits and will offer the right individual an incredible career opportunity.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Basic Job Function:
The successful candidate will evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to specified requirements and conform to establishment guidelines by performing the duties listed below.

Responsibilities/Duties Performed:
Analyzes, designs, codes, and tests review requirements, designs, and implementations to determine whether requirements are met and adhere to guidelines.

Creates and modifies test procedures to attain system quality economically and efficiently.

Recommends program improvements or corrections to programmers.

Tests procedures and analyzes systems to discover system errors.

Uses creative and critical thinking skills to perform ad-hoc testing to discover system errors.

Measures and characterizes system performance using engineering skills.

Writes documentation to describe program evaluation, testing, and correction.

Test, track, and verify defects in systems using software and other applications

Creates and/or modifies software applications or utilities to test, track, and verify defects in systems using programming skills

Creates and maintains overall test plans

Validates trouble reports and develops repeatable error scenarios.

Produces release documentation for document control.

Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiring from other regarding errors, problems, or questions about problems, or questions about programs.

Trains end users or technical support staff to use programs.

Mentors department members.

Provides leadership for software QA team

Develops and maintains plans for QA improvement

Establishes QA standards

Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering plus six years of relevant experience or Master’s degree with four years of relevant experience.

Experience in automated test execution required. Microsoft Test Manager preferred.

Experience developing test procedures.

Service/instrument testing preferred.

Specific Skills/Knowledge:
Familiarity with testing and test equipment such as DVMs, power supplies, and oscilloscopes.

Familiarity with common communication protocols like Ethernet and serial.

Microsoft TFS a plus.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.

Ability to apply mathematical operations or use off-the-shelf software for such tasks as frequency distribution compilation, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering plus six years of relevant experience or Master’s degree with four years of relevant experience as stated above.

Danaher Overview

Danaher is a Fortune 200, NYSE-listed, science and technology leader that designs, manufactures and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial and commercial customers. Our premier brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 63,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries. In 2012, we generated $18.3 billion of revenue from five reporting segments:

Test & Measurement

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Environmental

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Dental

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Life Sciences & Diagnostics

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Industrial Technologies

. For more information please visit our website:
http://www.danaher.com/

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Organization

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Life Sciences & Diagnostics

Job Function

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Research and Development / Scientific

Primary Location

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North America-United States-CA-Chatsworth

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Schedule

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Full-time

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