Senior Software Test Engineer in Downingtown, Pennsylvania at Molecular Devices

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job ID: MOL002073

About Us

Molecular Devices, LLC creates innovative, high-quality bioanalysis solutions that increase our customers’ productivity.  By joining Molecular Devices, you will work with best-in-class people who share a common purpose, to be our customers'  first choice for systems, consumables, software, and support that advance both basic and applied life science discovery.  Our core values are critical elements of our past and future success -- The best team wins.  Customers talk, we listen.  Continuous improvement is our way of life.  Leading edge innovation defines our future.  We compete for our shareholders.

Molecular Devices offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

Molecular Devices is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Test software for high performance, reliability, and usability as a vital part of our Agile-based software development process.

  • Contribute to the user experience of software for scientific instrumentation products.

  • Assist in requirements analysis and design of new applications and methodologies in conjunction with colleagues and customers.

  • Help define and drive a strategy to advance our test automation framework.

  • Create, optimize, and execute functional, integration, regression, stress, and user acceptance test plans and cases, and generate test artifacts.

  • Be an advocate for software quality, including defect and test management, as well as regulatory activities.

  • Report on product quality, test coverage, and test execution metrics.

  • Help resolve identified quality issues.

  • Drive continuous improvement of testing practices.

  • Manage and prioritize work for assigned projects to ensure on-time delivery.

  • Collaborate and coordinate work as needed with multi-site development teams.

Job Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

  • Proficiency with a scripting language such as Python or JavaScript.

  • Experience with test system configuration and automation tools such as Protractor and Selenium.

  • Proficiency with a test management tool such as Microsoft Test Manager, Zephyr for Jira, TestRail for Jira or similar.


  • 7+ years in software testing.

  • Experience defining and implementing test strategies, quality standards, and verification methodologies.

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment.

  • Excellent communications skills and strong attention to detail.

  • Solid interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills. Comfortable interacting with a wide variety of subject matter experts and stakeholders.

  • Understanding of how software is used in scientific instruments is a plus.

  • Experience leading test efforts is a plus.


Travel <10%.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.