Waters Senior Software Test Engineer in Wilmslow, United Kingdom

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,000 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Software Test Engineer to help shape the way our team delivers valuable software to our customers. This is a challenging and engaging role: You will need to understand the quality goals for the project and work with complex requirements incorporating User Experience (UX) designs, and regulatory requirements. It will be a great role for you if you like working as part of a close knit agile team to deliver to exacting requirements, while always keeping an eye on the bigger picture and continually improving the testing process.

  • Identifing and contributing effective software testing strategy / approach for projects in line with quality standards and internal processes

  • Leading continuous improvement activities in test approach and implementation areas, both within the current project and beyond, working as part of the cross-Informatics test community

  • Hands-on implementation of testing (can be primarily manual, but also incorporating automation)

  • Collaborating closely with other agile team members (e.g. Product Owners, Developers, Business Analysts and other Testers) to ensure delivery of valuable working software increments

  • Assisting with software release activities, and driving test process improvement in relation to these.

  • Guiding and mentor more junior testers, and assisting in their professional development

  • Degree (or equivalent) in a science or related subject.

  • Proven experience identifying and implementing test strategy/approach for software product development

  • Proven experience working collaboratively, guiding and influencing others to implement highly effective testing, ideally as part of an agile team and with automation and continuous delivery

  • Excellent capability to understand complex technical requirements, ideally working in a regulated industry

  • Proven history of continuous improvement, specifically identifying and implementing improvements to test strategy, processes and frameworks

  • Experience in automation, BDD, continuous delivery techniques is a plus

  • ISEB / ISTQB Certification at Advanced/Expert is ideal

Company Name: Waters Division

External Company URL: www.waters.com