BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Software Test Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick.

BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius.

You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!

Job Description


Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields

4+ years of software testing experience

  • Applies working knowledge of software quality concepts within the software development lifecycle and able to perform software and system testing activities on regulated and non-regulated medical devices.

  • Knowledge of systems analysis, perform in-depth analysis of the requirement and specifications to create test cases

  • Skilled user of test tools for project area responsible, conduct peer technical review of the test cases to ensure test coverage(both Manual and Automated test)

  • Make recommendations for improvement to tools, perform test case executions

  • Basic familiarity of application domain or functional areas of system, conducts complex black box, system-level, functional testing and stress/load/performance testing

  • Applies basic knowledge of end user to evaluate usability of applications , conducts complex low level white box testing

  • Applies in-depth working understanding of standards and methods to comply/enforce the standards in day to day tasking. Develop automated test cases using automation tools

  • Executes complex test cases/scripts and interprets/analyzes results to report, communicate, and work through issues with software engineers, perform investigation and troubleshooting activities

  • Interprets product design and requirements to engineer test approach and generates test plans and test cases/scripts, participates in design and code reviews if needed

  • Takes on primary ownership for testing of certain area(s) of a system, develop in-depth knowledge of the responsible area(s)

  • Conducts complex black box, system-level, functional testing, applies comprehensive knowledge of software quality concepts within the software development lifecycle

  • Creates basic test plans for white box testing, applies in-depth working understanding of standards and methods to comply/enforce the standards in day to day tasking

  • Develops white box test harnesses and tests, collaborate on design specifications

  • Can apply working understanding of the inter-workings of a section or component of the application code under test, utilize Intermediate SQL knowledge to perform data validation tests

  • Participates in code reviews and can develop source code (minimum of one language applicable to development environment) as well as do scripting

The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.

We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.