Software QA Engineer

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Boulder, CO 80301
United States


Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team and help with the effort to build and extend existing automation frameworks.  This individual will be working with a team to design and develop automation for testing of the latest software platforms for biological discovery and medical diagnosis and treatment.  We are seeking an energetic and passionate individual, who has experience with Agile frameworks as well as working with scientists and systems engineers on instrumentation or other integrated systems.


  • Support Scrum delivery teams with estimation, planning, and strategy for testing desktop/web applications

  • Define and refine test requirements

  • Create test plans and test cases

  • Review automated tests using internal, commercial, and open source tools and infrastructure

  • Review user interfaces for consistency, functionality, and adherence to design best practices and guidelines

  • Find, isolate, document, regress, and track defects through resolution

  • Interpret and report testing results, and be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process

  • Work with Software Development Engineers to understand the overall technical architecture and how each feature is implemented, and ensure testing needs and concerns are taken into account continuously


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science preferred or equivalent education & work experience

  • 8+ years of test or development experience with desktop/web applications

  • Highly motivated, organized, and able to manage multiple projects at once

  • Understanding of cloud/SaaS delivery using tools such as: Git, Jenkins, AWS

  • Proficiency with object-oriented programming languages, preferably C# or Java

  • Experience or understanding of CI/CD and automation framework

  • Experience working on Agile (Scrum) teams, and/or in a DevOps organization, is very helpful

  • Strong communication skills, and professional business demeanor

  • Process oriented mindset, able to develop and improve in order to support quality applications

  • Experience in Life Sciences a plus

  • Experience working with ddPCR Instruments a plus

  • Experience with System level testing a plus

  • Continuous Integration background a plus

  • Programming Knowledge in C# and Python is helpful

  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment preferred


Keywords: Software QA, QA Test Engineer, QA Automation, Software Developer in Test, SDET, QA Engineer, Sr QA Engineer, Sr QA Test Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Quality Assurance



One of Bio-Rad’s strengths is the diversity of its people. That’s why we are proud to offer a benefits program that allows you to select from a variety of options to best meet the needs of you and your family. Bio-Rad Employee Benefits include PTO and sick leave, $0 monthly premium health insurance, HSA, FSA/DCFSA, dental, vision, STD/LTD, 401k profit sharing, employee stock purchase program, education benefits, legal plans, student debt relief program, and more!

  • Approx. pay range of $95,000 - $130,000 annually

  • Up to $20,000 sign on bonus