Thermo Fisher Scientific Test Engineer, Staff - System/Software in Eugene, Oregon

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $ 20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a talented Software Test/Integration Engineer who will develop a thorough understanding of the requirements (both explicit and implicit) of the system under development, develop test cases and a test plan based on the requirements and release schedules, and execute test cases described and documented in the test plan.


  • Develop a thorough understanding of the requirements (both explicit and implicit) of the system under development

  • Develop test cases and a test plan based on the requirements and release schedules

  • Execute test cases described and documented in the test plan

  • Identify failures during test execution and log appropriate information needed to allow the developer to understand, reproduce, and address the issue

  • Exercise good judgment determining priority and severity of defects

  • Champion and track resolution of identified software issues

Minimum Qualifications (must have):

  • B.A./B.S. Computer Science, Engineering, Physical or Natural Sciences required

  • 5+ years professional experience in analytical instrumentation platform testing in an industrial product development setting

  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot issues and determine root cause of defects, whether they are software or hardware based

  • Previous industrial experience supporting analytical instrumentation and software product development projects

  • Experienced with software testing concepts and systematic testing approaches

  • Proficiency in Agile/SCRUM product development principles and application to commercial software development

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows based operating systems

  • Working knowledge of automated test tools and their implementation

  • Working knowledge of complex multi-tier software architectures

  • Demonstrated risk-based mindset when evaluating and communicating test results and status

  • Ability to work independently to initiate, take ownership of, and lead testing of individual system components as well as fully integrated platforms.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills, and the ability to work independently as well as being a team player.

  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of relevant fields and techniques

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):

  • Advanced knowledge on statistical analysis, experimental design (DOE) approaches

  • Experience with one or more programming languages

  • Working knowledge of flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, and/or quantitative imaging and analysis beneficial

  • Working knowledge of database systems (SQL Server or Oracle)

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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. Apply today

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