Software Quality Engineer in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: CEP001592

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).



• Perform duties as an individual contributor and/or team member with 100% hands-on work

• Participate in the execution of test protocols, according to SOPs

• Record, report, and verify software defects to accurately depict the software requirements

• Participate in test protocol updates and conduct test design reviews

• Work closely with Software Engineering team toward the reporting and resolution of design issues and/or software defects

• Participate in part qualifications as needed

• Provide test result data to drafts of validation report

• Create change orders in document control system

• Update traceability matrices and Quality metrics

Job Requirements



• BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
• A minimum 2 years of software testing experience
• Experience with: Windows environments, Web application testing, and working knowledge of SQL or other RDBMS systems, including the ability to run queries, and interpret results.
• Is self-motivated, willing to learn new concepts, technologies and products quickly;
• Has strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills, troubleshooting skills; as well as dedication to customer service and satisfaction

Physical requirements/abilities:
• Ability to work in office and lab environments
• Ability to lift instruments that weigh up to 25 pounds

• Previous experience testing software integrated with complex hardware.
• Exposure to FDA/ISO requirements for documentation

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.