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

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Job Description

The Difference of One

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate, and dedicated people like you.

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!

Be the Difference in Software Development in Test Engineering

BD manufactures instrumentation and software used in clinical diagnostic laboratories globally. The hardware and software have an “in vitro diagnostic” (IVD) status and is intended to be used to analyze Human biological specimens, for diagnostic purposes. The diagnostic analysis of these specimens helps to identify the exact nature of certain medical conditions from autoimmunity to Leukemia and can help to steer the treatment regimens chosen. As a manufacturer of complex scientific equipment in this heavily regulated area, BD ensures that the product meets all regulations and is tested for analytical and clinical performance. BD is looking for a highly motivated and results focused Software Development Engineer in Test to support product development/maintenance with verification and validation to test and qualify products and solutions.

In this role you will:

  • Work with software development team and stakeholders to determine, analyze and automation of identified functional area.

  • Write and execute test cases, automated test cases, and other test documents as needed.

  • Reporting Test results and data points.

  • Capture Issue/Bugs in line with Business Unit policy/Standard and track to closure.

  • Complete tasks assigned and ensure the schedule is met.

  • Support sustaining activities.

  • Use agile scrum process and Azure DevOps to manage work.

  • Work with Software Test Lead.

  • Provide regular and timely feedback on work estimates and progress.

  • Support Test and Test Automation Leads in preparing real-time dashboards for Test Metrics.

  • Support the Test Lead to drive the test process.

  • Comply with the R&D Quality Management System.

  • Comply with the Business Unit Quality Management System.

  • Continuous improvement of test process and practice enhancement.

  • Engage in continuous improvement of test process and practice enhancement

  • Apply comprehensive knowledge of software quality concepts within the software development lifecycle.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum level 8 degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a software test role – in both Manual and Automation, of which at least 3 years’ experience in Software Test Automation.

  • Excellent experience in developing test frameworks with automation tools such as – TestComplete, UFT, Selenium etc.

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

  • Professional experience with programming in OOP Languages and in scripting languages - Preferably C# and JavaScript.

  • Strong knowledge of Action Driven, Keyword Driven, Data-Driven testing approaches, and other latest methodologies in software testing.

  • Hands-On experience in GIT, TFVC, Azure DevOps Services.

  • Knowledge of OS virtualization.

Desired Qualification:

  • Experience working in the regulated medical industry is a plus.

  • ISTQB or equivalent certificate in Software Testing or Software Automation Testing is nice to have.

If you’re a team player who is passionate about ‘advancing the world of health’ and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button where you will be directed to our website to apply directly.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email