17 days old

Sr SW Test Engineer

Dexcom
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    38331
  • Jobs Rated
    8th
About Dexcom:

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom simplifies and improves diabetes management around the world.

Summary:

The Sr. Software Test Engineer validates software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for company products. Develops, modifies, and executes software test plans and test protocols/scripts, and performs risk assessments. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software. Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action. Consults with development engineers in resolution of problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead software test efforts for projects and coordinates tasks as necessary to complete projects from requirements phase to software release
  • Works on concurrent projects and coordinates tasks as necessary to complete projects from requirements phase to software release
  • Follow internal software development, cybersecurity, and validation procedures that comply with medical and security regulations
  • Participate in software requirements and design reviews and provides feedback
  • Create and update validation plans, test protocols, automated test scripts, and executes software tests
  • Generates test cases using black and white box methods
  • Author test scripts in C# programming language along with some manual tests as needed
  • Write test reports documenting detailed results of validation
  • Write software risk analyses and validation reports
  • Create requirements traceability matrices which demonstrate test coverage of all features
  • Review documentation and test scripts generated by other software test engineers
  • Analyze failures and collaborates with software engineers to ensure root cause is investigated
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Enter and track failures or enhancements in the bug tracking system
  • Mentor and provide training to junior level employees
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 5-8 years related experience or Master's degree and 2-5 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 0-2 years experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience with C# programming language
  • Test automation experience
  • Extensive knowledge in either software development or software testing (technical testing) (in medical device industry is a plus)
  • Working experience and strong understanding of data structures.
  • Strong experience with SQL and Relational databases and scripting languages such as Shell and Python
  • Strong understanding of API Testing
  • Experience working within a wide variety of automated testing frameworks, including C#, Cucumber (gherkin), Robot framework
  • Four or more years of Agile development and test development experience in BI/DW
  • Experience developing in a continuous integration environment using Bamboo or similar CI frameworks
  • Understanding of good software development and testing practices
  • Strong oral and written skills and ability to follow Dexcom software development and test procedures
  • Ability to collaborate and learn from experienced engineers
  • Excellent oral communication skills for interfacing with peers in other departments including Quality, Regulatory, Operations, and Software R&D
  • Knowledge of source code management is a plus

Functional Description: Technical Individual Contributors

Debugs software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for company products. Develops, modifies, and executes software test plans, automated scripts and programs for testing. Analyzes and writes test standards and procedures. Maintains documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software. Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action. Consults with development engineers in resolution of problems. Provides feedback in preparation of technical appraisals of programming languages, systems, and computation software. Ensures quality computer integration into the overall functions of scientific computation, data acquisition, and processing.

Functional/Business Knowledge:

  • Possesses broad understanding of technical principles and theories. Ability to synthesize external data and research findings for application that may impact technical objectives.

Scope:

  • Demonstrates successes in technical proficiency and independent thought. Works on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an indepth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Judgement:

  • Exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives little instruction on daytoday work, general instructions on new assignments.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 5-8 years related experience or Master's degree and 2-5 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 0-2 years experience.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.





Jobs Rated Reports for Software Engineer

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-06
Sponsored by:
ADP Logo
Sponsored by:
Bank of America Logo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Sr SW Test Engineer

Dexcom
San Diego, CA 92101

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Software Engineer
8th2017 - Software Engineer
Overall Rating: 8/199
Median Salary: $100,690

Work Environment
Good
53/199
Stress
Very Low
24/199
Growth
Very Good
32/199
Powered ByCareerCast