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Watson Health Senior QA Test Engineer

Cambridge, MA 02139
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Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provideindustry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBMand our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for an experienced Senior QA Engineer to join our growing team. In this position, you will be responsible for testing and verification of software solutions developed by Watson Health. This role is responsible for ensuring that tests are sufficiently defined, the testing process is followed, and test plans are executed as defined by Watson Health Imaging Quality Management System.

Our products are in the healthcare field. The ideal candidate will be an experienced SQA engineer for FDA-regulated medical device software solutions. Good understanding of testing methodologies for cloud and on-premise environments is a must.

This is a full-time position at our office in Cambridge, MA.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Review user needs, requirement specification documents and develop Test Plans.
  • Estimate, plan, develop, execute, and maintain test cases and test protocols for products under development.
  • Perform Software Back-End testing.
  • Create automated tests as appropriate.
  • Ensure that FDA-regulated medical products are tested in adherence to the applicable standards and regulations (ISO 13485, IEC 62304) and best practices.
  • Work with project management to meet the testing milestones and deliver high quality solutions on time.
  • Share domain knowledge with the rest of the team to continually expand the overall group capabilities.
  • Follow all best practices and procedures as established by the company

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 5+ years of SQA testing experience.
  • 5+ years of experience with both manual and automated testing of software.
  • Experience with verification of regulated healthcare software.
  • Experience in estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating testing activities.
  • Experience developing and maintaining comprehensive test documentation and traceability.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide deliverables for on-time completion
  • Strong hands-on test case and test protocol writing skills.
  • Thorough understanding of smoke testing, black-box, and non-black box testing, as well as regression testing.
  • Understanding of all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle in a regulated environment.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to help isolate the cause of a defect.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a strong sense of ownership, responsibility, and initiative.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Must be able to demonstrate mature levels of knowledge and experience with current software technologies.
  • 8 years of SQA testing experience.
  • Experience with Linux system tools, resource monitoring, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with DICOM and/or HL7 standards.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Familiarity with software configuration, build management and issue tracking tools such as Jenkins and JIRA.

About Business Unit
IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the worlds most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
US Citizenship required.

Being You @ IBM
IBM 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, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-30 Expires: 2020-01-29

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