BioInformatics Senior Automation Engineer, CA

San Francisco area, CA

Date Posted/Updated: June 6rd, 2020


Position Summary

Preferring the hire be currently located in the San Francisco Area.

Remote position but will meet in-person with the team about 1x/month.

As a member of the Bioinformatics team, you will work closely with Bioinformatics developers to build and maintain automated software testing infrastructure that complies with regulatory requirements.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop an automation framework and tools for regression and acceptance testing

  • Work closely with bioinformatics engineers and software leads to gather and implement requirements for an automation framework

  • Enable and support bioinformatics engineers to use the automation framework and infrastructure throughout SDLC

  • Work with bioinformatics engineers to plan, document and execute test cases

  • Work with IT QA specialists to support E2E and system testing

Education Requirements

  • B.S. in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Genetics, Computer Sciences or a related field with 4+ years of experience in software validation and verification

Experience Requirements

  • Experience with software development best practices: unit testing, issue tracking, software life cycle, and shared code repositories

  • Experience in test automation, test case management tools, and best practices for scalability and maintainability

  • Demonstrated programming and scripting skills in a Linux environment (Perl, Python, R, C/C++, etc.)

  • Experience with working in a regulated clinical environment

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate efficiently and work effectively with a team of scientists

  • Demonstrated ability to innovate

  • Experience in working with on prem and cloud computing environments

  • Experience with writing SQL queries

  • Familiarity with container workflows and with workflow languages

  • Use of version control tools, eg. Git

  • Experience preparing documentation in support of CAP/CLIA certification