Software Engineer In Test
On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.
- Full Time
- Minimal Travel
We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.
There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.
*Rewards may differ based on the location.
Medical, Dental and Vision
Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs
Paid Holidays and
Life and Disability
ResponsibilitiesLocation(s) Guelph, Canada Status Regular Job ID JR-019623
The Software Engineer in Test will become a user expert on how our products work, gaining an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses; and championing customer issues in order to ensure they have a positive experience.
Create, update, maintain and execute automated test suites for various Web Applications and back-end Data Warehousing solutions
Integrate test framework with CI/CD systems
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and technologies
Work as a member of the scrum team including planning, estimating, and verifying user stories and acceptance criteria
Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers)
Computer Science and/ or Science-based Bachelor’s degree
1-3+ years of experience qualifying high-volume, scalable software solutions
Experience with automation tools/frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber, Ghost Inspector
Experience with unit test frameworks such as nUnit, Jasmine, Karma, Protractor
Experience testing systems at a large scale (Performance, Stress, Load testing etc.)
Experience working with Cloud (AWS, GCP or Azure) and testing microservices.
Experience working with Github Actions, Jenkins, Chef scripts or similar
Experience working in an agile/scrum environment
Experience in transforming manual test cases into automated test cases
Experience in test documentation, defect analysis, tracking and reporting
Excellent working knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems
Excellent understanding of Quality Assurance life cycle, methodologies and best practices
Excellent knowledge in test case management and bug tracking systems such as Jira, Zephyr
Passion for quality
Strong emphasis on learning quickly and staying current with new technologies
Self-motivated, independent thinker with excellent troubleshooting skills
Ability to work within a multi-site, multicultural team
PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.
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