The Software Test Engineer is responsible for planning and executing software integration and system testing of embedded software for NanoString’s genomic instrument platforms, in accordance with NanoString’s quality system procedures.  Tasks include analyzing requirements, test development and execution, and review of tests written by peers.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and execute written tests based on requirements
  • Contribute to overall test planning and design
  • Estimate effort on testing tasks
  • Review and update requirements for testability, traceability, and completeness
  • Review written tests developed by other team members
  • Write test execution reports
  • Document traceability to ensure that the system software meets all requirements
  • Perform exploratory testing

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in a software test role which includes testing software on a Microsoft Windows platform
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design, and execute software tests
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills

Desired:

  • Experience with test automation.
  • Experience with embedded software.
  • Experience with Risk Analysis.
  • Working knowledge of QSR Design Control and/or IEC 62304.

 

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