1 month ago

Software Tester / Developer - Cambridge

Cambridge Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: CB-TESTER/develop_1634897155

Software Tester/Developer


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Software Tester to join this rapidly growing team and play a part in the company's mission to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families.

They develop precision treatments and ground-breaking liquid biopsy technologies; their tests unlock essential genomic information from a simple blood test and allow clinicians to make more informed treatment decisions for their patients.

Their exceptional team of talented and driven individuals work together to combine their energy and expertise in world-class research, product development and commercialisation to bring new tests to the patients that need them.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

*Collaborate closely with teams, especially with Pipeline and Software Development Teams.

*Document software testing plans and protocols covering software verification and validation activities.

*Translate software requirements /specifications into test protocols.

*Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression).

*Generate and maintain traceability between software requirements and verification / validation.

*Work with Head of Bioinformatics and IT departments to develop test strategies.

*Design, develop and improve automation scripts and testing environments.

*Detect and track software defects and inconsistencies.

*Contribute to risk management activities associated with the Software Development process (Hazard Analysis, FMEA, Defect risk analysis).

*Understand the importance of the proper handling and disposal of ePHI and agrees to follow HIPAA/GDPR Regulations.

The company is looking for someone with these skills/qualifications:

*Master's degree or graduate degree in computer sciences or related field

*Prior experience as a software tester or similar role

*Software development experience in industry (Essential Python experience)

*Experience working in a software test role within a regulated environment, ideally within the medical device sector, however aerospace and automotive are also highly desirable fields.

*Experience with Unit Testing, Continuous Integration, and System Validation (Essential)

*Experience working with a RDBMS (Desired MySQL, PostgreSQL)

*Experience working in Linux/Unix system environment (Desired)

*Some experience in full stack software development (Desired)

*Knowledge of defect tracking & test case management tools (Desired Jira, Trac, QC, Bugzilla etc.)

*Knowledge of Web-services, Object-Oriented Programming Concepts (Desired).

*Practical experience of implementing the requirements of ISO 62304 and FDA guidance on software validation, or equivalent industry standard.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced test engineer to join this innovative team in Cambridge. They are offering a competitive salary, private healthcare, bonus and pension scheme.

If you would like to apply or hear more about this opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact me either via email cbeasley@pararecruit.com or phone 01216163466.

Furthermore, if you are interested in hearing about other roles within the Bioinformatics and Genomics industry, please feel free to contact me for a confidential discussion.

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Python, R, Cloud, AWS, Azure, Genomics, Data Science, Test engineer, Next Generation Sequencing, Linux, HPC, Liquid biopsy, Computer Science, ISO, Pipeline Developer, software developer, software engineer, test lead.

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