Staff Software Test Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description:

The Staff Software Test Engineer will drive defect prevention throughout the software development lifecycle. The Staff Software Test Engineer will lead the execution of the test plans to assure new or modified applications meet the company quality goals and expectations. This position will provide input into the quality processes with the goal of continually improving the effectiveness and efficiency of testing within the Software Test team.  Will ensure all testing activities are conducted throughout the software life cycle and that the results are documented.  Work with minimal to no supervision on complex projects. Wide latitude for independent judgment. Assist less experienced peers. Highly-skilled with extensive proficiency.




•       Analyze software requirements to ensure they are clear and testable.

•       Participate in software technical design reviews

•       Executes test plans to verify adherence to the company’s development process and software requirement specifications.

•       Create, review and execute test cases to verify the correct functionality, usability, performance and reliability of systems and applications.

•       Creates clearly documented bug reports for anomalies found during test procedures.

•       Document and communicate testing activities and results.

•       Document and track defects utilizing designated tools. Verify the effectiveness of resolutions to anomalies (bug fixes) and document results.

•       Assist in test planning and risk analysis activities.

•       Assist in writing test procedure documentation.

•       Works closely with development, systems, and support groups to facilitate software releases.

•       Will mentor and/or provide training to less experienced peers.


Qualifications Required:

•       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with a minimum of 10 years’ software testing experience; combination of experience and education is acceptable.

•       Demonstrated experience leading a software testing team, estimating work, meeting quality and timeline expectations.

•       Experience in a regulated software development environment desirable.

•       Demonstrated experience using Windows, Microsoft Office, and Outlook.

•       Strong aptitude and interest in system and software testing; both manual and automated testing

•       Demonstrated experience in the following: software testing methods, test plan and test case development, software risk analysis and software development practices.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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