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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

To protect the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an approved exemption has been granted for a medical reason, sincerely held religious belief, or an employee is otherwise exempt under applicable law.Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek - so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at .One of our missions at Agilent is to help our customers gain confidence in their quality control of DNA, RNA and proteins in industries such as Biopharma, Clinical Research and Biotech. With cutting edge automated technology for ultralow and ultrahigh sample throughputs, and a board variety of assays and kits, Agilent Systems enable accurate, efficient, and reliable quality control for multiple applications in for example next-generation sequencing (NGS) libraries, cell-free and genomic DNA as well as PCR fragment analysis.You may now become part of our mission.Organizational Structure:We are 17,000 people across 30+ countries, all united by our shared passion for science. It is our unique perspectives that make us better equipped to accomplish our mission together; to deliver trusted answers and insights that advance the quality of life. The global footprint includes sales offices, logistics centers, business facilities, and manufacturing sites in three major geographies. Agilent s worldwide capabilities enable them to deliver high-quality solutions to their valued customers in 110 countries. There are 3 Business Groups within Agilent. This job opportunity is within the Biomolecular Analysis Division (BAD) of the Diagnostics & Genomics Group (DGG).The position:Are you passionate about launching high-quality software?The Software Quality Engineer will join our BAD quality and regulatory team located in Waldbronn, Germany, and Ankeny, Iowa. These sites are home to an outstanding Technology and Development Team which is passionate about research, design and development of next generation products.The Software that the BAD team develops controls state of the art automated instruments for quality control of DNA, RNA or proteins and enables customers to analyze their data in a compliant environment.To be the successful candidate for this position you must be a self-motivated problem solver who takes a results-oriented approach, willing to take accountability and works well in a team environment. You will strive to ensure that high quality software solutions are designed, engineered, and manufactured in conformance with customer expectations as well as required standards and regulations.You will be supporting the forming of a software quality structure and directly reporting to the Quality Director of the BAD Quality and Regulatory Team.Roles and Responsibilities:Overseeing the product lifecycle processes and achieving high quality outcomesSupporting the definition of product requirements and developing verification and validation strategiesCoordinating with experts to understand the product and communicating the associated risksDeveloping the test strategy to improve test coverage, to support the development of test infrastructure and to create robust automation test suitesDriving improvements to upstream processes to increase the team s efficiency and enhance the quality of the productDesigning and developing automated tests and user-interface tests using various frameworksLogging, verifying and closing defects in JIRA for problems identified as software defectsPerforming analysis of test results and tracking risk levels during test executionWriting, reviewing, or approving Quality Plans, Test Plans and Test CasesProviding customer escalation supportMentoring team members and sharing best practicesProviding support for internal and external auditing and complianceRequired:A Bachelor s or Master s degree in Software Engineering, Business Informatics or equivalent4+ years of relevant experience in developing of QA processesExperience in working with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)Understanding of Software Project Lifecycles, test processes and tools such as JIRAProblem-solving skillsPreferred:Hands on experience with Developing Test Automation infrastructure (Jenkins pipelines/Virtual Machines)Hands on experience with one or more test automation tools (e.g Testing)Hands on experience with coding languages like Type Script, C#, JavaScript, Python, VB ScriptHands on experience with source control systems like SVN/GitExperience in developing software for analytical measuring instruments, e.g. gel electrophoresis, liquid chromatographyExperience in quality requirements for medical devices and data integrity compliance and workflows (e.g. 21 CFR part 11, ISO13485)ISTQB CertificationExperience with instrument manufacturing quality control testsAgilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.Agilent Technologies, Inc., is committed to diversity in the workplace and strives to support candidates with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance with any part of the application or interview process or have questions about workplace accessibility, please email or contact +1-.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please see all of our notices for EEO below.

Keywords: Agilent Technologies, Inc., Ankeny , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Ankeny, Iowa

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