Software Test Engineer (Thermo Fisher)

  • Locatie: Eindhoven
  • Type: Detachering
  • Vacature #74


If you want to help accelerate discoveries that change our world for the better, look no further. We are looking for motivated and inspired professionals with experience to strengthen the R&D software organization of Thermofisher. They are devoted to bringing leading technologies to different markets with high quality products and services. There’s an enormous variety of applications and tools for their customers! From research to create better medicines and finding a cure for cancer, to examining how the structure of wafers are build up and how the paint of a sport car can be improved! It's just a small grip out of these varieties. Do you know that this application SW was used in the groundbreaking Cryo Electron Microscopy characterization of the COVID19 virus? This helped boost vaccine development in our global battle against this pandemic.

The Global Digital Group

As part of the R&D organization, The Global Digital group is committed to bring value-adding and game changing software solutions to their customers that help them with their success. Global Digital covers all software created in the MSD-EM related sites, globally over the world. Main R&D sites can be found in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Bordeaux (France), Hillsboro (US), Brno (Czech). The Global Digital group is responsible for the complete software stack, from FPGA to embedded and application software.

How will you make an impact?

Transmission electronic microscopes are the most sophisticated laboratory instruments that are used today. Software applications are essential into exploiting all the potential of these microscopes, pushing the limits of current physical technologies. These applications are used by scientists and engineers in life science, material sciences and semiconductor industry, indirectly affecting our life in many aspects. By contributing into these applications, you might help developing better vaccines, new lighter and stronger materials, or more efficient semiconductors. Examples are automated tomography, single particle acquisition, and semiconductors automated metrology/measurements at nanometer scale.

Get more insights on their High-Tech Transmission Electron Microscope workflow domains via these links. These sophisticated tools are being developed, marketed and manufactured in their cleanrooms in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, where this role is also positioned.

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Your mission

Within the Eindhoven office, they have a challenging position for a talented Software Test Engineer in the Digital TEM Software Group. You will be part of a team which is responsible for the development of the Velox application, which hides the typical TEM complexity by focusing on ease-of use and automation of customer experiments via workflow based user interface for S/TEM imaging and energy dispersive XRay analysis applications.

Velox Software:

As a?Software Test?Engineer you participate to requirements review, impact and risk analysis and contribute to acceptance criteria definition of user stories in the team's backlog. You write test cases and provide continuous feedback on ongoing development work.

Your assignment will include the following activities:

  • Be an active part of the scrum team, guide and support the team members on all quality aspects to successfully achieve the team goals;
  • Review requirements, acceptance criterias, test specification;
  • Create and execute test?cases (both manual and automated);
  • Participate in risk assessment activities;
  • Create or collaborate in test plan creation;
  • Responsible for the execution of?testing and product quality;
  • Defect root cause analysis;
  • Initiate and support product quality improvements.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working in a multi-disciplinary technical environment to solve complex technical problems within multi-cultural team. If you enjoy the development of software solutions on top of high-performance systems, this is an excellent opportunity to change the world.
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:

  • BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or related technical software discipline;
  • Minimum 4?years of experience in quality and test of technical software for high-tech equipment;
  • ISTQB Foundation Level Certification (important)
  • Experience with test automation(Python/Squish)
  • ISTQB Test Analyst/ISTQB Technical Test Analyst certification is “nice-to-have”

Personal Skills

  • Quality-driven;
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills are required due to the high degree of interaction and collaboration (multi-site);
  • Excellent communicational skills (both written and verbal);
  • Proficient in English;
  • A team player;
  • Strong analytical view combined with a pragmatic and hands-on attitude;
  • Value orientation, getting to the essence, setting and acting according to priorities;
  • Proactive and self-responsible; ?
  • Curious and fast learner.

What We Offer You

Apart from strong benefits and salary conditions, flexible working conditions, we welcome candidates that enjoy working in a diverse, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, cutting edge technology environment where personal development and team cooperation are key to success, to make the impossible => possible for their customers

Diversity in their teams is an important element to create an effective and challenging working environment. Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement are key characteristics that are expected of all who are part of their community.


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