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Senior Test Engineer, Agile, Manual

Job Details
Posted Date:
August 22, 2022


Job ID:


St. Louis , MO



5 years


Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #9075

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Senior Software Test Engineer (147184). Do you have experience with manual testing and agile? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
As a member of a collaborative, cross-functional software-development team, the Senior Software Test Engineer will design and execute manual and automated software-verification tests, detect and analyze defect data, and generate/maintain documentation of all test efforts for software used by internal R&D departments who are responsible for creating innovative in vitro diagnostic solutions.


  • Design and develop software-verification test cases for manual tests and document the results
  • Work with microbiology experts, business analysts, and software developers, and project leads  to analyze feature requirements, specifications, and user stories to develop effective tests
  • Be part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional team using Agile methodologies
  • Highly focused on continuous improvement of test processes and software quality
  • Support verification of selected anomaly fixes, including assisting with validation-testing activities and field-related support
  • Assist with development and summary of key testing-metrics
  • Assist Test Lead with task estimation and planning of work
  • Train on assigned procedures relevant to daily work

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of professional software-testing experience
  • Experience working in an Agile software-development environment
  • Solid knowledge of software quality, testing methodologies, and modern test-automation
  • Experience in analyzing use cases & user stories to determine suitability for automation 
  • Proven ability to detect and analyze software defects and inconsistencies
  • Experience working in a clinical or industry (food, veterinary, pharma, cosmetics) laboratory
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills; ability to create clear and concise  documentation
  • Solid knowledge of software quality, testing methodologies, and modern test-automation
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related field with 2+ years’ experience in industry, or equivalent experience
  • Microbiologist with clinical, research, or other microbiology lab experience to function as a Software Test Engineer
  • Experience working in a medical or clinical laboratory is highly desired
  • Experience working in an ISO/FDA regulated environment as a member of a product-development organization (medical-device or biotech industry)
  • Understanding of database concepts (SQL knowledge a plus)
  • Experience using modern automated-testing tools and test-automation frameworks.
  • Ability to design and develop automated test cases
  • Ability to maintain existing automation; that is, troubleshoot and fix errors in scripts developed by others

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: manual testing, tester, software engineer in test, agile

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