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Software Quality Auto Engineer - Genomics

San Diego, California
Job ID 3174 Date posted 10/23/2019 Schedule Regular Shift Day Hours Full-Time Department Information Technology; Information Services


The SQA Engineer is responsible for creating, maintaining and evolving the software testing and test automation framework for the various software systems developed and maintained by the institution. As the systems continue to expand with new features, the SQA ensures extensive testing including whitebox, blackbox, integration, regression, and smoke testing. Leveraging industry standard test automation frameworks, the SQA will design and maintain automated tests to validate applications, including determining priority for test scenarios and creating execution plans to implement these scenarios. The SQA analyzes bug reports, highlights problems and communicates clearly with the engineering team in a timely manner.

By adopting best software engineering practices, the SQA will work closely with the development team to ensure software work products are of the highest quality.


Bachelor’s Degree in area of study in a field related to the position

2 years of experience

Strong OOP skills with Python

Strong knowledge base in software development and its life cycle

Experience with various white box testing methodologies such as stress testing, unit testing, functional testing and regression testing

Experience in web automation with Selenium

Experience writing and maintaining test plans based on product requirements.

Must have ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment


6 years of experience

Experience with Python frameworks such as Flask and Django

Experience in development test automation framework

Experience performing cross-browser testing

Experience with continuous integration tools i.e. Jenkins

Experience with JIRA and Confuence

Experience working with ORM such as SQLAlchemy

Familiarity with API and its data format

Familiarity with security aspects of web application

Familiarity with SQL and noSQL databases

Familiarity working in an Agile Scrum environment

Experience in CAP/CLIA or other regulated lab environment


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