The successful candidate can choose to be based in our Menlo Park headquarters or our San Francisco office (with travel to Menlo Park)
Are you bored with the idea of simply contributing to yet another social networking site or fixing bugs in some large company’s search engine? Do you have a desire to be part of a company creating cutting edge technology that is uncovering the mysteries of life itself? Pacific Biosciences is seeking a talented software test engineer to lead testing of software that uses SMRT (Single Molecule, Real Time) sequencing data in a variety of applications areas.
• Work in an exciting multi-disciplinary organization of software and hardware engineers, bioinformaticians, chemists, and molecular biologists developing state-of-the-art, single-molecule, genomic analysis systems.
• Coordinate development of tests for the Pacific Biosciences Secondary Analysis software suite SMRT Analysis across the entire software stack – including scientific command line tools, RESTful web-services, front-end GUI, and deployment into diverse compute environments. Audit existing automated tests for gaps in test coverage.
• Write and execute test plans for peer review; maintain software development practices adhering to company standards for coding and unit/functional test coverage.