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

Job Description Summary

Be the Difference in Software Automated Test Engineering

BD’s Life Sciences Development organization is responsible for the Design and Development of World Class In Vitro Diagnostics Instruments, Lab Automation Systems and Informatics Solutions. BD is looking for a highly motivated and results focused Software Test Automation Engineer to support product development/maintenance with verification and validation to test and qualify products and solutions.

Job Description

Be the Software Test Automation Engineer

  • Design, develop, and document automated tests to ensure quality of our products.

  • Work independently and as a member of test automation team developing and maintaining test automation scripts.

  • Work closely with a team to ensure script implementation comply with best practices and testability requirements.

  • Work closely with software developers and test engineers to understand software workflows, use cases and specifications in creating automated tests across the application.

  • Develop and verify automation test cases to build a system to support automation of unit, functional, performance, security and integration testing. Translate existing manual tests and defects into automated tests.

  • Expand automation framework to provide additional test capabilities. Analyse existing systems to find areas for improvement.

  • Collaborate effectively with remote test automation resources.

  • Identify, analyse and document software defects.

  • Follow agile development process.

Be Qualified

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 2 years of software automated test development experience.

  • Good knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies in software development.

  • Good knowledge of Action Driven, Keyword Driven, Data Driven testing approaches.

  • Good knowledge of automated testing processes, methodologies and software development lifecycles.

  • Good knowledge of Web front and back-end automated testing, cross-browser automated testing, Web application performance, Web services testing.

  • Good knowledge in automated test development for desktop and client-server applications.

  • Hands-on experience with scripting in C#, JavaScript and other programming languages are big plus.

  • Experience with Selenium, Coded UI, Test Complete and/or other automation development and testing tools. Experience with other industry-leading software test automation tools & languages is a big plus.

  • Experience with development and testing using Performance testing tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and actively introduces advanced process improvements and test technologies.

  • Effective at understanding and communicating technical information; ability to translate to and from business language.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Expert in analysing, troubleshooting and resolving complex issues in automated test development.

  • Strong communication skills – written & verbal.

Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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.