Principal Software Engineer - Technical Test Lead
Hospira - San Diego, CA

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Lead a team of test engineers developing automated/manual test solutions using an agile development process for software and hardware product development, for medical, communications, and scientific applications, applying principles and techniques of computer science, object-oriented methodologies, engineering, and mathematical analysis

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a group of test engineers following an agile development process

  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of testability within time and cost constraints; and utilizes current technology to determine test approach

  • Generate test cases using an automated test framework and manual techniques based on software product requirements

  • Other responsibilities include specification writing, test protocol writing, design change verification testing, working within a source-code control environment

  • Participate in annual operating plan generation for the Software Verification department

  • Skills/Experience Education/Certification

    A Bachelor’s degree is preferred with 5-10 years of experience test case development. It is expected that a professional continue their education throughout their entire career through on-line study programs, certifications, books, or degreed programs.
    • 3-10 years of test case development experience utilizing test automation, manual and ad-hoc test techniques

    • 1-3 years of experience managing a team size of 5-15 individuals

    • Experience with the utilization of “off-shore” development teams

    • Strong knowledge of C++ and Java software applications

    • Knowledge of test strategies as it relates to white and black box testing

    • Strong knowledge of embedded and application software systems

    • Strong knowledge of automating configuration management and requirement tools

    • Hands on experience using development tools such as DOORS (requirements), Code Collaborator (code review) and Perforce (configuration management) tools

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    Hospira helps hospitals heal the hurting. The company makes specialty injectable pharmaceuticals (primarily generics) including...