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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Software Test Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location / Division

West Hills, CA or Remote U.S. / Transplant Diagnostics (TDX)

How will you make an impact?

We're seeking a talented senior-level Software Test Engineer will develop and execute software test plans, designs, and automated framework and test scripts and the execution of Agile software development practices and deliver innovative solutions for rapidly evolving markets.

What will you do?

  • Generate test plan strategy document and execute test plans, verification and validation protocols

  • Capture the test evidence and prepare test summary document by end of project closure

  • Performs both script-based automated testing and functional page by page analysis using Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Coded-UI and/or API testing, system integration testing, and performance/load testing

  • Able to design and implement test cases in a rapid prototyping environment with minimal supervision

  • Collaborate with the design team to document product requirements and detailed specifications in the requirements capture tool

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement, recommending methods and procedures to streamline the process

  • Analyze current operation procedures and identifies opportunities for improvement

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline


  • 10 years of recent experience leading software testing projects preferably for Windows based or web/cloud-based enterprise-scale applications

  • Experience in modern software testing strategies for automated functional testing, Coded-UI and API testing, system integration testing, and performance/load testing

  • Strong SQL experience

  • Experience with Coded-UI and/or Unified Functional Testing (UFT) based automation frameworks

  • Experience with evaluating and implementing test management systems and test automation frameworks.

  • Experience with software project management tools that support Scrum (e.g. Azure DevOps, Jira, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrate expertise in black box and white box testing methodologies

  • Demonstrable understanding and experience with the employment of modern software testing strategies for automated functional testing, unit and API testing, system integration testing, and performance/load testing

  • Strong understanding of Agile software development and of software quality assurance processes and automated tools

  • Strong analytical skills and experience with implementation and administration of software

  • Ability to provide Quality Assurance metrics, such as defect profiles and performance to entry/exit criteria

  • Self-starter and comfortable determining direction in a highly dynamic environment with significant ambiguity at the project formation stage

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

  • An ability to be productive and prioritize in an environment with multiple competing priorities

  • Able to assume and complete assignments independently

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree

  • Experience with Visual Studio, SQL Server, TFS environment, Azure DevOps.

  • Experience in testing the software application in various operating systems and multi languages

  • Understanding of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) fundamentals and working knowledge of SQL and any database experience

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.