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Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Software Testing Engineer 1 in Emeryville, California

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

The Software Test Engineer in the Systems Engineering team shall develop and support in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) systems with an emphasis on software based projects. As software engineer in cross-functional project teams, he or she will responsible for participating in software development, test planning, test development, and test execution for vendor supplied and custom built software solutions. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, confident, creative and detail oriented. The target applications include laboratory data management systems, pre-analytical and analytical IVD equipment and many others related to the business

Major Activities:

  • Contribute to development of software, from requirements through design, implementation, and validation and release to customers.

  • Contribute to the development of software systems solutions for in-vitro diagnostics systems and interfaces to other diagnostic lab systems and Laboratory Information Systems.

  • Work with cross-functional members of project team to meet project goals

  • Responsible for development of Software tools and utilities

  • Perform various types of testing including automated testing, data input/output validation, range testing, navigation, security, data integrity, performance, usability, compatibility with all supported configurations, and regression testing

  • Plan and develop automated testing framework and test suits.

  • Plan and perform system, integration and unit testing.

  • Report issues and software anomalies

  • Perform verification and validation activities as needed.

  • Document and present work product to project team and business stakeholders.

  • Develop user instructions and training materials for the product developed.

  • Recommend changes to match user expectations with application functionality


  • Bachelor’s Degree and BS 7; MS 5 years relevant software engineering development and test experience with an in depth understanding of windows and web applications.

  • Experience in a cross functional environment.

  • Capability to work with aggressive timelines; Flexibility in adjusting schedules to meet demanding deadlines;

  • Able to multi-task; Excellent communication skills; Capability and desire to be a strong team player in a small to medium sized team that often requires flexibility, creativity and open mindedness;

  • Experience with different software development processes, QA methodologies, and test management tools are important.

  • Experience with Windows application development and testing is a must.

  • Experience in database based software development and testing.

  • Experience with test automation development.

  • Experience testing medical software and experience with laboratory systems is a plus.

Grifols is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/ Females / Individuals with Disabilities / Veterans

Req ID: 275169