Abbott Software Test Engineer in Irving, Texas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Summary:

Primary function is to test software for automated IVD systems and informatics. Participates in a team-oriented environment to develop requirements and design for user interface,business rules,data management or embedded system control applications,in addition to ensuring requirements and design are tested.

Main Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include activities throughout the entire software development life cycle.

Primary areas of responsibility include: --Moderate operation and repairs of system --Software Integration and Testing.

Review Functional Descriptions and provide input to ensure they are testable.

Develop test plans,strategies,and use cases for features,requirements,or Problem Reports (PRS) based on practices and procedures.

Develop informal manual and automated protocols and acceptance criteria for features,requirements or PRS according to practices and procedures.

Run informal protocols for software feature,requirement or PRS according to practices and procedures.

Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage,boundary and regression analysis.

Assess build readiness based on informal data gathering. --Software Design Verification Testing.

Review Software Requirements and provide input to ensure they are testable.

Develop feature test plans,strategies,and use cases for features,requirements,or PRS based on practices and procedures.

Develop formal manual and automated protocols and acceptance criteria for features, requirements or PRS according to practices and procedures.

Run formal protocols for software feature,requirement or PRS according to practices and procedures.

Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of test cases, including coverage,boundary and regression analysis --Provide support for fault isolation,troubleshooting,and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development and on-Market.

Able to apply the latest software design and development tools and techniques as required. --Configuration Management.

Perform CM for software work products --Software Process Engineering.

Understand FDA Regs,Q documents and apply to software development.

Qualifications:

B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is required. In lieu of college education/degree,on the job experience in Software Testing or Medical Device Testing or Life Sciences of > 6-10 years is acceptable. 3-5 years experience covering the entire software lifecycle (requirements definition through verification) in a team environment. 3-5 years experience in a laboratory environment. Requires experience with Microsoft Windows applications. Experience with automated testing and simulator tools preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com