Job ID R-395175 Date posted 05/03/2021

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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Be part of something bigger!

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. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role:

The Senior Software Development Engineer in Test will ensure the quality of the Data Science team’s machine learning models and algorithms.

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

The Senior Software Development Engineer in Test will ensure the quality of the Data Science team’s machine learning models and algorithms.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Experience identifying and testing for edge cases.
  • Active participation in the testing cycle of the software development lifecycle (requirements gathering, prototyping, design review, test case reviews) using an Agile Methodology.
  • Working closely with Product Management, Program Manager, Development Team and Support teams to create and deliver a quality-focused QA deliverable.
  • Develop and execute manual tests to validate functionality and work with cross-functional teams on E2E system testing.
  • As an SDET, develop Automation code to execute functional and integration test cases to validate business, system and operational requirements.
  • Work closely with different functional groups to resolve issues, ensure detailed testing from a business perspective, understand support issues and release high quality products to customers.
  • Interprets product design and requirements to engineer test approach and generates test plans and test cases/scripts along with their review.
  • Executes complex test cases/scripts and interprets/analyses results to report, communicate, and work through issues with engineers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, and able to communicate very technical subject matter to non-technical users.
  • Experience in writing quality bug reports.
  • Experience in creating Quality Management System (QMS) documentation as per organizational quality standards.
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills for reaching to root cause of customer reported issues.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as mathematics, computer science, statistics or engineering.
  • Minimum of two years experience building formal test plans for machine-learning based applications preferably in the context of an agile/scrum style environment.
  • Required coding and automated testing experience with both R and Python.

Preferred Skills:

  • Graduate degree in a technical field such as computer science, statistics, mathematics, or engineering is preferred.
  • Strong experience with Azure, Kubernetes, and Docker.
  • Very strong SQL experience.
  • Prefer experience with healthcare data including dispensing data, drug administrations, ADT data, and infusion data.
  • Experience with operating room and anesthesia information systems.
  • CSTE (Certified Test Engineer) preferred.

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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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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