Lead Software Engineer (Manual Testing)

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

OpCo Overview:

For over 50 years, SCIEX has been developing groundbreaking technologies and solutions in mass spectrometry and capillary electrophoresis. Our products enable our customers to quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Learn about the Danaher Business System which makes everything possible.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at www.sciex.com.

This position is for SCIEX team located at Danaher India Development Centre (IDC), Bangalore IDC is a research and development centre with the vision of accelerating product roadmaps across various Danaher business segments. Started in 2014, the centre now hosts 500+ associates, for multiple Danaher operating companies focusing on Diagnostics, Life Science, and Environmental and Applied Science segments. The operating companies includes Beckman Coulter, Radiometer, Leica Biosystems, Danaher Digital, Hach, Leica Microsystems, HemoCue, Videojet, SCIEX and Cepheid.

The IDC workforce comprises of various product engineering teams, working on development of software and hardware components of cutting-edge products for, Immunoassay, Chemistry, Hematology, Molecular diagnostics, Oncology, Neurosurgery and Water Quality. IDC has evolved as center of excellence for Cloud and data analytics, with significant contributions to the key informatics solutions. The teams consist of highly hardworking software & hardware engineers and development managers. The teams are supported by local Product managers, Quality & Regulatory and Intellectual property specialists.

The inhouse teams works in close coordination with other global R&D centers at US, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore. Located at the centre of Bangalore IT HUB, IDC is housed at state of art facility, measuring 120 K.

Position Description:

The position of Lead Software Test Engineer reports to the Senior Engineering Manager and will leverage their past experience to plan and conduct all levels of verification against our software products within an agile team of designers and developers.

The candidate will be responsible for leading testing for agile teams, creating test plans and execute on those plans. The candidate is expected to be hands on and will ensure that the products meet defined exit criteria and that our development practices are followed. The ideal candidate is an individual who is passionate about product development & quality, always searching for ways to ferret out critical issues that most others would not consider. The candidate is a confident & self-motivated individual who are unafraid to use their extensive background to be a savvy and vocal advocate for our customers, ensuring that the finished product is an effective one through the use of their ingrained consideration of quality throughout the product development lifecycle. The candidate will use the provided test tools and agile processes to assist developers, ensure that the products work as expected and manage the tools, frameworks and verification environments. The team member will be located in Bangalore and will closely collaborate with the teams in Toronto, Canada.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Specific responsibilities commensurate with experience and include:

  • Responsible for definition of Software test Strategy, test plan, test Infrastructure, Planning and Execution of Automation and Manual test cases and Investigation of identified issues (root cause analysis, reproducibility steps etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to write and review Software Verification Plans and organize, lead, and execute formal large-scale test events.
  • Define test plans, test scenarios and manual test scripts, utilize testing tools for functional and regression testing and Ability to understand and troubleshoot issues within the entire test system.
  • Participate in requirements, architecture, and design reviews to come up with appropriate test strategy.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to quickly make and influence technical decisions as part of the product development and drive open issues to a successful closure.
  • Collaboration with other functions (development, Automation and UX) to define the appropriate approach for the above-mentioned activities.
  • Support the Manager for team activities and mentoring other team members and Facilitate discussion within the team and with other departments.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering or a related field with 10 years of experience in manual testing/system verification.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with RDBMS concepts, SQL, Oracle and/or SQL Server
  • Very strong problem resolution, negotiating and decision-making skills and Experience with Test and Defect Management Tools.
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize mentoring along with individual contribution.
  • Ability to work with multi-functional and remote teams.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Proven ability to make decisions, positively influence others, and work well in a fast-moving environment.
  • Interpersonal Skill: Team player who has a proven track record of working effectively in a cross-functional, matrix environment and with user groups.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact well with people at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to learn new software and Experience in Agile and Scrum principles and ISTQB foundation certification or equivalent.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills, Comfortable with ambiguity

SCIEX, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

At SCIEX we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for SCIEX can provide.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.