Software Test Automation Engineer in Vista, California at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

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Job ID: PAT000489

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. 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.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. 

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Are you an experienced Software Test Automation Engineer? Would you like to define test automation development activities? Develop test automation scripts, evaluate the existing framework, identify opportunities for improvement and assist in the development of a plan to ramp up automation globally. Work closely with the SQA Manager, development teams, test teams, project managers and program managers across the global organization to drive a common solution for test automation. Responsible for developing the required test automation skillset and for training globally. Identify and estimate test automation integration with both existing and future test and test management applications, including TestComplete, SpiraTeam, VersionOne and others.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline.
  • 4+ years of SW test automation experience.
  • 2+ years of SQL and JavaScript programming experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working with Windows operating systems.
  • Ability to use VMWARE to build Virtual Machines.
  • Proven track record of developing and delivering extensible and maintainable test automation architecture.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage continuously changing business needs.
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills. Ability to work with many different personality types.
  • Demonstrable understanding of Software Quality Assurance best practices.
  • Proven ability to write test cases with the appropriate level of detail.
  • Willingness to execute manual test cases when necessary.
  • Understanding of manual test case selection and prioritization for automation.
  • Ability to train and mentor others.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to influence people, think strategically, and initiate change management.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical, medical manufacturing process, or medical device test automation.
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams.
  • Experience in a team lead role.
  • Experience with TestComplete, Selenium, and other test automation tools. 
  • Experience implementing test automation in both Agile and Waterfall SDLC’s.
  • Experience with requirement management tools such as Jama, Requisite Pro, Doors, or other.
  • Experience integrating automated test results with a test management tool.

Danaher Corporation Overview

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our elite 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 the Danaher Business System. 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 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 new value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.