Senior Network/IT Test Engineer in Sacramento, California at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

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Job ID: BEC009753

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


Job Summary/Description:
The Test Engineer (Networking/IT) participates in the test planning, test development and test execution of Microbiology laboratory instruments and networked hardware/software systems. The candidate will configure and manage test network infrastructure and VLANs, administer Windows Server for the test network environment, design, develop, and execute test plans and procedures, implement innovative and effective test designs while assuring appropriate test coverage, and participate in identifying opportunities for continuous testing improvements. The Senior Systems Test Engineer (Networking/IT) will work with the Systems Integration group and other functional teams to ensure that verification and validation goals are achieved. The candidate may be responsible for all aspects of the verification and validation phases of the product development life cycle. The candidate may also be responsible for investigating system and networking issues and successfully determining root cause. May lead and/or participates on multi-functional product research and development teams.

•Configuration, management, and support of test network infrastructure and VLANs.
•Administration of Windows Server for test network environment.
•Design, development, and execution of test plans and test cases, and creation of test summary reports.
•Validation of computer hardware/software end-of-life replacement components.
•Preparation of appropriate documentation as required by internal quality system and regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA, ISO). 
•Support of project activities such as planning, scheduling, and risk management.
•Participation in technical decisions affecting product modules and/or subsystems, including functional specifications, technical reviews, and source code inspections.
•Investigation of software, hardware, network, and system problems using a variety of testing techniques.
•Support and troubleshooting of test framework and environments.
•Development and/or use of software test tools, which may include automated test tools (e.g. TestComplete).
•Participation in ideation, implementation, and sustainment of departmental process improvements.
•Collaboration with distributed, cross-functional teams to develop appropriate test procedures and determine root causes for failures.
•May represent Systems Integration as a core team member on cross functional projects.


Job Requirements


Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a related field with 5+ years of related experience OR Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of experience.
•Experience with configuration and support of networks, VLANs, and firewalls/ACLs.
•Experience with administration of Windows Server.
•Experience with test design/development, test execution, test environment configuration, and test reporting of networked hardware/software systems.
•Experience with tools for test planning, test execution, defect management, and requirements management (HP-ALM, Doors, Requisite Pro, or equivalent). Experience with HP-ALM is highly preferable.
•Strong communication, organization, and problem solving skills.
•Ability to work with cross-functional and remote teams.

Desired Qualifications:
•Experience with product development lifecycle in a regulated environment (FDA, ISO).
•Experience with medical device design and development.
•Familiarity with development and support of automated test methods and tools.
•Experience with exploratory testing.
•Experience with computer lifecycle management.
•Applicable networking/IT certifications (e.g. Cisco, Microsoft).
•Understanding of OSI network model.
•Experience with Wireshark.
•Experience with network and computer cybersecurity.
•Familiarity with 802.1 technologies, security and authentication, Kerberos, LDAP and RADIUS servers, domain controllers, Exchange servers, CA servers, smart card provisioning stations, etc.
•Familiarity with network penetration and vulnerability testing.
•Experience in a microbiology/clinical laboratory.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


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