Waters Corporation

  • Software Test Engineer

    Location US-DE-New Castle
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Description

    As the world’s leading supplier of thermal analysis and rheology systems, TA Instruments is a fast growing and highly profitable division of an S&P 500 company, priding itself in innovation and an uncompromising commitment to customer support.  Our continued growth relies on recruiting and developing individuals that can make a positive contribution to our business.  For additional information about our high technology products sold to Fortune Global 500 companies and leading academic institutions and government laboratories around the world, visit our website at www.tainstruments.com


    Headquartered in Delaware, with manufacturing sites in the US and Europe, we are represented in all of the major markets around the world with sales offices in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and across Europe.


    TA Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    This role will be on the leading edge of developing our QA competency as part of cross functional agile teams. We are looking for an individual with the technical skills to participate in all aspects of the company's SDLC with a focus on quality assurance best practices and an emphasis on automation. As a QA Engineer you will have the opportunity to create software as well as design/build/maintain test automation and have a direct impact on the quality of our product deliverables.

    Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to

    • Own and be accountable for test planning and test execution.
    • Advocate for shift-left approach to testing and be the voice of quality.
    • Drive adoption of best practices in testing and maintainability.
    • Participate in product design reviews, backlog refinement, etc. to provide input on testability of functional requirements, product designs, and estimating/planning.
    • Translate user stories and requirements to test cases.
    • Design and build advanced automated testing frameworks where needed.
    • Develop and support the testing of product features throughout the entire development cycle.
    • Analyze and decompose complex software systems from the quality lens looking for improvements to overall robustness, stability and/or performance.
    • Advance quality and diagnose issues by debugging the application through logs, stack traces and test results, continuous monitoring of systems under test and applications in production to increase confidence in the product or features rolled out.
    • Work closely with development teams to drive root cause analysis and feed that knowledge into automated quality processes effectively.

    The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following

    Level: Entry Level

    • Knowledge acquired through completion of a four (4) year degree in a technical related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 0-2 years of experience in software testing, preferably with scientific instruments 
    • Passion for technology 
    • Self-starter, little supervision required, with the ability to positively influence others.
    • Has a desire to work in team environments as well as delivering great results via cross-discipline and cross-group collaboration 
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Strong analytical mind.


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