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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
7/23/2016
Job Category:
Engineering
Associated Engineer Software Testing
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Abbott Laboratories | Irving, TX
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Job Description

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 73,000 people. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary Job Function:
Primary function is to test software for an automated IVD system for processing Immunoassays and Clinical Chemistry assays. Participates in a team-oriented environment to develop requirements and design for user interface, business rules, data management or embedded system control applications, in addition to ensuring requirements and design are tested.

Core Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Responsibilities include activities throughout the entire software development life cycle. Primary areas of responsibility include:

--Basic operation and repairs of system
--Software Integration and Testing
-Review Functional Descriptions and provide input to ensure they are testable
-Develop test plans, strategies, and use cases for features, requirements, or Problem Reports (PRS) based on practices and procedures
-Develop informal manual and automated protocols and acceptance criteria for features, requirements or
PRS according to practices and procedures
-Run informal protocols for software feature, requirement or PRS according to practices and procedures
-Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage,
boundary and regression analysis
--Software Design Verification Testing
-Review Software Requirements and provide input to ensure they are testable
-Develop feature test plans, strategies, and use cases for features, requirements, or PRS based on
practices and procedures
-Develop formal manual and automated protocols and acceptance criteria for features, requirements or
PRS according to practices and procedures
-Run formal protocols for software feature, requirement or PRS according to practices and procedures
-Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of test cases, including coverage, boundary and regression analysis
--Provide support for fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system
integration and testing for systems in development and on-Market.
--Configuration Management
-Perform CM for software work products
--Software Process Engineering
-Understand FDA Regs, Q documents and apply to software development

Position Accountability / Scope:
This is an entry-level individual contributor position. Activities will be under the guidance of a more senior test engineer. Activities will be focused on obtaining broad system knowledge and a functional area of expertise. Accountable for meeting deliverable commitments including schedule and quality requirements. Must have skills to plan and schedule own work activities, coordinate activities with others software test engineers.

Minimum Education:
B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering or Biomedical Engineering. On the job experience in Software Testing or Medical Device Testing or Life Sciences of > 4-6 years without a Bachelor's Degree.

Minimum Experience / Training Required:
0-3 years' experience covering the entire software lifecycle (requirements definition through verification) in a team environment.
0-3 years' experience in a laboratory environment.
Requires experience with Microsoft Windows applications.
Experience with automated testing and simulator tools preferred.

JOB FAMILY: Engineering-Design Development
DIVISION: ADD Diagnostics
LOCATION: United States > Irving : LC-02
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:
WORK SHIFT: Standard
TRAVEL: No
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: No
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
EEO is the Law link - English: http://130.36.46.90/content/common/External/EEO_English.pdf
EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://130.36.46.90/content/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

About Abbott Laboratories

Abbott Laboratories is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a diversified line of healthcare products. It has four segments. The Pharmaceutical Products segment's products include adult and pediatric pharmaceuticals. The Diagnostic Products segment's products include diagnostic systems and tests for blood banks, hospitals, commercial laboratories, physicians' offices, alternate care testing sites, plasma protein therapeutic companies and consumers. The Nutritional Products segment's products include a line of pediatric and adult nutritional. The Vascular Products segment's products include a line of coronary, endovascular and vessel closure devices. In February 2008, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Company's SIMCOR (Niaspan/simvastatin), a medicine for cholesterol management. In January 2008, Abbott's HUMIRA (adalimumab) received approval from FDA, for moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis.