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Job Description

Daily Activities Include:

  • Gathering and analyzing technical specifications
  • Managing product backlog, user stories and cross-product dependencies
  • Engaging with R&D teams throughout the development life cycle
  • Understanding long-term product vision and roadmap, translating that into User Stories for the team
  • Identify, define, analyze, prioritize and refine the requirements, and communicate those requirements to the development team.
  • Participating in agile activities including product demonstrations, retrospectives, backlog grooming and sprint planning
  • Cross check all the requirements are met through extensive domain testing (manual)

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a customer advocate and ensure quality and usability of our software
  • Collaboration with globally distributed teams.
  • Act as a proxy product owner bridging the gap between the actual product owners and scrum teams
  • Collaborate with other engineers and product managers in the business to understand and provide input to product requirements.
  • Analyze and develop domain test plans and protocols for scientific analysis software that analyses samples and runs various algorithms
  • Instruct team members and other staff in test techniques and methods.
  • Participate in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents.
  • Effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written formats.
  • Perform and coordinate QA activities such as test planning, test design, preparation of traceability matrix, test execution, test results analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain excellent knowledge base of industry trends and developments.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Represent the team in cross-organizational development forums as well as requirements gathering and software validation and training sessions
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to understand complex problems and resolve them efficiently, Use prior knowledge and experience to provide functional and technical support and leadership to colleagues
  • Participate in training and orienting new test engineers as they join the team

Minimum Qualifications (must have)

  • Experience in Agile development
  • Experience in Bioinformatics like next-generation sequencing and assay design.
  • M.Sc/PhD/MS in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Ability to review, synthesize, and present scientific data and methods.
  • 6+ yrs academic or professional experience with computer programming or scripting as well as a solid understanding of modern software architecture, testing and application of BioInformatics concepts in Software development.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and a commitment to the mission of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)

  • Experience in one of the Languages: Python, Perl, Linux/Unix scripting
  • Experience working within an Agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc). Agile certification is a big plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to present technical information to both business and technology teams with clarity and precision.

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.
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