Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Software Test Automation Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

This is an opportunity to join our Software Test Engineering team at our San Jose, CA facility to test state-of-the-art mass spectrometry software products. Our instruments are used in variety of applications and has real world impact on human health in areas such as water and food safety technology.

What will you do?

  • Participate in all phases of the product development from product definition to final release

  • Responsible for testing and evaluating software products and its documentation

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

How will you get here?


  • MS in Computer Science /Bioinformatics or equivalent fields

  • Minimum of 10 years of testing software experience preferably scientific software

  • Experience and knowledge of software test methodologies

  • Familiar with entire software development process, in an Agile environment is highly preferred

  • Coding experience with Java, C#, C++, JavaScript, Python, etc. is highly preferred

  • Experience with a test automation tool such as Selenium WebDriver, SoapUI, Watir, Cucumber, Tellurium, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Motivated, Driven, and Autonomous work competency

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong understanding and ability to apply statistical mathematics

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Innovative problem solving skills

  • Understanding of technical\scientific knowledge in Life Sciences using Mass Spectrometry or similar techniques

  • Familiarity with entire software development process, in particular in an Agile environment

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.