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Software Testing Engineer (m/f) in Heerbrugg, Switzerland at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Job ID: RES000095

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.

Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division.

Leica Microsystems has six manufacturing facilities in five countries, with sales and service organizations in 20 countries. The company is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica competes with a modern pension scheme, minimum 30 vacation days and a flexible, self-independent and team-oriented work environment. Experience the advantage of a small, effective, multinational, local team effecting global projects. Heerbrugg is located next to Austria and Germany and offers a high life standard for everybody.


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Looking to create ground-breaking software with a purpose?

Leica Microsystems is working on innovative software solutions to deliver surgeons additional insights while using our products to improve surgical precision, the surgeons view, and most important – the patient outcome.

We are increasing our team to set new standards in microscopy! Help Realize Life’s Potential and join us

  • Ensure processes used for system testing are adequate and appropriate
  • Develop automated and manual test procedures
  • Work closely with the Development team to ensure that Leica Microsystems products meet (and exceed) end user expectations
  • Develop and maintain system and user acceptance tests and scripts based on product requirements
  • Procure, create and manage test data required
  • Executing System and user acceptance tests and producing test logs and issue reports
  • Management of test coverage to ensure all requirements are adequately tested
  • Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues to generate root cause identification and resolution

Job Requirements



  • 3+ years of experience in testing Medical Device applications
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment, testing user stories, and participating in SCRUM, sprint planning and backlog review activities
  • Experience of medical device quality standards such as IEC 62304, ISO 13485, and ISO 14971
  • Experience of test scripting
  • Fluent in verbal and written English


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information technology
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certified tester
  • Experience as SCRUM master

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.


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