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Software Test Engineer
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Agilent Technologies | Santa Clara, CA
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Date Posted: 21/Feb/18 Requisition: 2075895 Job Title: Software Test Engineer Description: Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

Your role will be part of the software test team helping to evaluate our market leading MassHunter software for GC and LC Mass Spectrometers. You will work with R&D product developers to improve their product quality through the design and implementation of an automated software test system. In addition to writing and running tests, you'll also have the satisfaction of helping others be successful and to see them using the results of your work.

This internship position is for the summer and will be located in Santa Clara, CA at our company headquarters.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated problem-solver with outstanding communication skills and the ability to learn quickly while delivering results. Though you'll be part of a team, you will also be working independently.

The main elements of your job will consist of:

* Collaborating with software R&D engineers to determine the best ways to test their software products
* Creating proof-of-concept tests, obtaining feedback and then implementing tests for assigned product features
* Creating test automation framework tools/scripts and enhancing/modifying as needed for various purposes

You will be expected to consistently adhere to and live Agilent standards of business conduct, as well as Agilent values: speed, focus, accountability, innovation and contribution, trust, respect and teamwork, as well as uncompromising integrity.

Qualifications: Completion of sophomore or junior year in a BS in computer science with classwork in biology or chemistry, or

Completion of sophomore or junior year towards a BA/BS in Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related science degree with programming or scripting experience in any programming language

Visual Studio/.NET/C# programming background, Test Complete and Python as well as prior experience in automated software testing is desired.

Interest in applying software development skills in a variety of situations to help others

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Outlook.

Excellent verbal, written and phone communications skills.

Strong professional demeanor, as well as business acumen required.

Must be a team player with ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic team environment.

Previous experience with Agilent products or mass spectrometers is desired.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster available here:



Agilent Technologies, Inc., is committed to diversity in the workplace and strives to support candidates with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance with any part of the application or interview process or have questions about workplace accessibility, please contact +1-262-754-5030 (US and Canada only) or email job_posting@agilent.com. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Company: Business: Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group

Job Category: *Internships

Job Sub-Category: Internships

Region: Americas

Country or Area: United States

State/Province: Town/City: Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Internship

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No


(Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: United States

HR Town/City Location : Santa Clara

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is a measurement company providing bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. The Company operates in two business segments: electronic measurement business and the bio-analytical measurement business. The electronic measurement business provides standard and customized electronic measurement instruments and systems monitoring, management and optimization tools for communications networks and services, software design tools and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment and communications networks and services. The bio-analytical measurement business provides application-focused solutions that include instruments, software, consumables and services that enable customers to identify, quantify and analyze the physical and biological properties of substances and products. (Source: 10-K)