Software Tester - SDET in Sunnyvale, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Sunnyvale, CA
  • Job Type:
    Software Testing
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description


South San Francisco, California 94080

Job Description

Job Responsibility:

  • Perform instrument software build testing
  • Perform server software build testing
  • Develop verification tools to increase testing automation coverage
  • Develop test plan and test cases for instrument and server integration
  • Apply engineering and scientific competencies to verify and validate software product requirements, specifications and develop test procedures
  • Deploy and monitor software build to the internal production clusters.


  • Software development skills and experience with Perl, Java, bash or Python with 5+ year experience.
  • MS. or higher in Computer Science/engineering, Bioinformatics, Biomedical engineering, Statistics, EE or related fields.
  • Strong experience in Linux/Unix system
  • Good understanding and hands-on experience with software testing and automation.
  • Experience with software development tools (IDE, git, svn, issue tracker)
  • Knowledge of high performance computing includin resource management and job scheduling packages (such as PBS, LSF, SGE).
  • Training in software design and development. Good understanding of software testing best-practices is desired.
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics tools and public databases will be advantageous.
  • Product development and / or industry experience in a multi-disciplinary Biotech environment is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Good communication skills with scientists, engineers and software developers.
  • Must be detail oriented and self driven.



Software Engineer, Test

*Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer*