Software and Content Test Engineer

Job Location
San Francisco, CA 94104
Job Description

As a Software  and Content Test Engineer at CollabRx, you will have the opportunity to work on innovative applications that help cancer patients by informing better treatment decisions. Specifically, you will work alongside the engineering and science teams to perform end-to-end testing of software components, content databases and to build, extend and execute automation test coverage. In addition, you will work closely with management, software engineers, and scientists to ensure that our products are sound throughout the entire Software Development Life Cycle.

What Will the Test Engineer Do? 

  • Plan, execute, and report testing various parts of a web-based Ruby on Rails applications, MySQL content databases and web services APIs
  • Initiate and broaden test coverage by developing tests using automation tools, including rspec, Robot, Selenium/WebDriver
  • Carefully analyze, communicate and document test results
  • Assist software engineers and scientific content experts in developing, performing, and improving verification and validation tests
  • Work with scientists, engineers, sales/BD, and project management to deliver commercial and internal software applications
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with other members of the organization in a fast paced, dynamic environment

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Math, Engineering, Computational Biology or related area
  • 1-3 years experience working in Software Quality Assurance and/or other areas of the SDLC to test web applications, both front and back end
  • 1+ years development experience programming or scripting language, such as Ruby (preferred), Python, PERL.
  • Demonstrated experience testing web based application and services
  • Experience with automation test frameworks
  • Familiarity of the underlying architecture of multi-tiered browser-based applications, including HTML, Javascript, SQL, operating systems, networking, HTTP/HTTPS protocols, and web browsers
  • Experience working with large, complex databases based on SQL, MySQL or Postgres
  • Proven ability to work routinely on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing databases

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or related field of biology
  • Be proficient or have a working knowledge of various technologies that we use in our applications and development.
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Selenium, Robot
    • RSpec
    • Jenkins & Capistrano
    • MySql, Sqlite
    • Amazon AWS (S3, EC2)
    • Ubuntu
    • Mac OSX (development)
  • Analytical thinking – the ability to understand overall vision, as well as minute details
  • Problem-Solving – the ability to anticipate problems, recognize them when they arise, and solve them as quickly, efficiently, and practically as possible.
  • Excellent prioritization skills
  • Be curious, detail oriented, and analytical, with a proven ability to learn quickly
  • Have proven ability to self-manage, as well as manage interdisciplinary relationships
  • Have proven verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and regularly in team setting
How to Apply

If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]

About Our Organization

CollabRx (NASDAQ: CLRX) is a fast-moving early stage company that provides cloud-based expert systems informed by leading academic experts to help physicians and patients navigate the complex landscape of molecular oncology, and more specifically how to interpret genomic testing results to aid in personalized treatment planning. We currently have partnerships with leading medical testing laboratories, academic research institutions and diverse healthcare-related companies in the US, Europe, and Asia.

We are rapidly growing an energetic and collegial team of software engineers, physicians, and scientists working to transform healthcare in cancer, in a central location with unbeatable access to BART and Muni (direct access from station to building elevator, 5-minute walk to Union Square, view of Market Street and the Palace Hotel).

Are you a Ruby on Rails developer, bioinformatician, genomic scientist, or software product manager who wants to be part of a team building software applications that have real human and societal impact? If so, please apply to a position listed below.  If we don’t have any open position rights now, check back soon or send your resume to [email protected].  We are always looking for good additions to the team.

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