R&D Software Engineer - North Germany

  • Job Reference: H621
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2019
  • Recruiter: Harrington Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Germany
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Information Technology, Field Service Engineering / Electronics, Molecular Biology / Life Science
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Consultants
  • Email: info@harringtonrecruitment.com
  • Telephone: 0208 349 8112

Job Description

In this role, you are accountable for over-seeing and ensuring the quality of our products with a specific focus on the software products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Application of Quality Assurance measures, test plans and test specifications for R & D projects
  • Conception, improvement and creation of functional specifications, test concepts and test specifications. 
  • Execution of manual and automated software tests at different development times.
  • Development of test methods for automated testing, as well as the making and up-keeping of test environments and test scenarios.
  • Review and investigation of the test results alongside the development team.
  • Test documentation and the regular presentation of the test results. 
  • Development and improvement of processes, methods and tools within the Quality Assurance

Skills & Qualifications:

  • BSc or equivalent of natural sciences, (business) computer science or a related field of study
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in the sector of software QA and software testing is necessary.
  • Experience in using code-based test automation tools
  • Professional experience (C #, Python, etc.)
  • Hands on experience with various Molecular/Microscopy techniques, as well as laboratory experience are desirable.
  • Certification according to ISTQB is advantageous
  • Teamwork, a fast learner, an analytical, structured and efficient way of working, customer focussed and very good communication skills in English and German