Software Test Technician (Software Quality Assurance)

Organization: 
Cepheid - US
Job Location: 
Sunnyvale, CA
Job Description: 

This person will be a part of the Software Quality Assurance (SQA) team responsible for performing software analysis, test execution, and review of software test protocols. In addition, this person will have responsibility for the software quality assurance of various software programs used and developed by Cepheid - software that is shipped to customers, software that runs manufacturing, and other system software applications.

- Execute both manual and automated software test protocols for the integration, validation, and regression phases of software development to established SOPs
- Record, report, and track software defects to accurately depict the status of software testing
- Partner with the Software Development Staff toward the reporting and resolution of software defect issues
- Develop test cases and assist with test protocol revision
- Troubleshoot software/hardware issues encountered in the laboratory
- May compile software testing data as appropriate for use by different cross-functional team

- A minimum of 4-6 years direct related experience in software analysis/testing
- A minimum of a high school graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
- Experience working with databases
- Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
- Self-motivated, willing to learn new concepts, technologies, and products quickly
- Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
- Ability to deliver superior customer service

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