Job ID R-401220 Date posted 05/31/2021

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Job Description Summary

The Informatics team within BD Biosciences is seeking an experienced Staff Engineer – Software Quality and Test Automation to help drive testing for multiple products. We are looking for someone with very strong technical experience and domain knowledge, experience in problem solving, strong passion, interest and quick learning abilities, someone who’s detail oriented with an initiative to drive tasks to completion, someone with a bias for action with accountability for results. He/she will be helping us improve the quality of the software solutions that we are providing. This will involve working with a diverse group of software testers in achieving testing goals for our products, continuously improving our testing framework, bringing best practices, tools, capabilities and ideas from outside into the organization, refining and managing a suite of automated regression and performance tests, end-to-end testing.

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BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, and support the management of diabetes. The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD has over 60,000 associates across 50 countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health. For more information on BD, please

Essential Job Functions

  • Drive improvements in our automated testing framework and application lifecycle management toolchain.

  • Build, refine and manage a suite of automated regression and performance tests.

  • Create and review quality system documents, protocols, process and product validations, and test methods.

  • Design and perform Integration tests for compatible applications

  • Provide support for quality objectives and process improvement efforts.

  • Perform general quality control and assurance tasks, support product testing and releases as needed.

  • Create and maintain documentation related to testing.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s preferred), ideally in computer science, informatics, software engineering, engineering technology, or similar.

  • 8 years of relevant professional experience in software testing or related role.

  • Experience with both manual and automated test methods, including Regression, Performance and End-to-end testing.

  • Experience with software auto-testing tools and frameworks such as Selenium, Spectron, Cucumber, AVA, Robot Framework, Ranorex, Endtest, Ghost Inspector, or alternatives.

  • Experience with Jira, Artifactory, Bamboo, CircleCI, Jenkins, Git, GitHub, BitBucket, GitKraken or comparable code management, continuous integration, project planning, documentation and repository tools.

  • Familiarity with JavaScript, Node.js, React, or other technologies.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience working on an Agile Scrum team contributing to sprint planning, estimations and retrospectives.

  • Experience with any Electron testing frameworks.

  • Experience with testing cloud-based products.

Company Background
BD Life Sciences is a leading provider of products for the safe collection and transport of diagnostics specimens, as well as instruments and reagent systems to accurately detect a broad range of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections and cancers. The BD Diagnostics unit focuses on improving health outcomes for patients by providing laboratories with solutions that improve quality, enhance laboratory system productivity and inform medical decisions. Within the BD Life Sciences segment, BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life scientists, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management. The BD Biosciences unit is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis. Key products and services include fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers, monoclonal antibodies and kits for cell analysis, informatics solutions and reagent systems for life science research, cell imaging systems, and culture media and supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Over the past 20 years, the Informatics team has significantly contributed to critical advances in medicine and life sciences through various Informatics solution including the flow cytometry data analysis tool (FlowJo®) - one of the world-wide most-popular flow cytometry data analysis tool. This tool and other solutions developed by the Informatics Platform drive immunological research, contribute to progress in cancer diagnostics and treatment and helped fight against HIV/AIDS and many other diseases.

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USA MD - Sparks - 26 Loveton Circle

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Advancing the world of health™

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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