Sr. Software Quality Assurance (4340)

Job Location
Redwood City, CA
Job Description

As a Sr Software Quality Engineer, you will work with a dynamic and hard working team to help improve the quality of our flagship systems biology products, Ingenuity Variant Analysis and Ingenuity Clinical. You will work closely with developers, product management, customer service and other internal groups to proactively seek product information, develop in depth test plans, derive practical use cases, and author appropriate test cases. You will also be responsible for communicating risks, test status and results to QA, Development, and Management. You will perform functional black box testing as well as white box and test automation.


Essential Functions:
• Develop test automation scripts using Java based automation tools
• Interpret requirements and specifications to develop test plans, test cases and test documentation
• Conduct functional-level testing including both GUI and backend tests
• Provide written status reports for all executed test cases
• Work with Agile iterative software development process - test-driven development, continuous integration testing, rapid automation to efficiently build the best industry software

Required Skills:
• Java
• Unix
• Scripting
• Service model and multi-server architecture


 Excellent logic, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
• Self-starter, who is detailed, thorough, organized, and has proven ability to prioritize and scope work
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent time management, organizational and multitasking skills


How to Apply

If interested, please apply online

About Our Organization

QIAGEN N.V., a Netherlands-based holding company, is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights. QIAGEN sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective molecular testing workflows. QIAGEN provides these workflows to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare), Applied Testing (forensics, veterinary testing and food safety), Pharma (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies) and Academia (life sciences research). As of March 31, 2015, QIAGEN employed approximately 4,300 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at

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