BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Software Development Engineer In Test in Reston, Virginia

Job Description SummaryThe Lead Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for helping drive quality deliverables within their team. They will help their teams cultivate a quality mindset, advocating for quality while assisting engineers with software development and test automation best practices.

Job Description

Responsibilities :

  • Work with a team to deliver consistent, quality work each sprint, meeting the teams sprint commitments

  • Define and create test cases based on acceptance criteria and in conjunction with best practices established by our overall SQE team

  • Determine test case candidates for automation, providing the appropriate validation as defined in the test case

  • Write automated integration and/or UI tests to be included in regression suite

  • Participate in executing manual test cases, where required in sprint as well as release regression testing

  • Review acceptance criteria and discuss with the developers to determine unit test case coverage

  • Actively participate in all scrum-related meetings, including but not limited to daily standups, sprint planning, grooming, and sprint reviews

  • Advocate for quality within cross-functional development teams

  • Actively work with developers on test automation best practices and update/maintain automated regression test suite

  • Contribute to our test frameworks and services

  • Coordinate testing efforts to ensure the delivery of quality features

  • Contribute to our long-term vision and strategy for SQE and Test Automation

  • Make testing an integral part of the development process

  • Report bugs and follow them through the complete bug life cycle


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 10 - 15 years of experience testing and delivering enterprise-quality software

  • Experience testing middleware, mobile and web applications

  • 5+ years of C# knowledge and experience

  • 5+ years of demonstrable experience using API testing methods and tools (SOAPUI, Postman, Fiddler or Swagger)

  • Strong knowledge and experience within our tech stack: C#, .NET, TFS, VSTS, Git

  • Knowledge and a passion for test infrastructure and CI/CD

  • Knowledge and experience with writing automation tests using MSTEST Frame work

  • Passion for quickly shipping innovative features that are simultaneously reliable

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment

  • Ability to advocate for quality across functional teams

  • Experienced with agile methodologies and understand what it means to have a quality mindset in an agile environment

  • Ability to learn new technology quickly

  • Mobile development technologies preferred (Xamarin)

  • Experience with Visual Studio, NOSQL and test data management preferred

  • Experience handling distributed teams and managing multiple projects

  • Experience on automating web API, Load testing & performance testing on mobile & desktop environments

Team Overview :

The Clinical Workflow Applications team, within Becton Dickinson, delivers workflow efficiency and patient safety improvements within the hospital. We work on solutions used at the point of care, in the pharmacy, in the lab, the operating room, and throughout the hospital. Our solutions enable clinical workers to be more efficient whether they’re using a desktop, mobile device, or reports delivered to their inbox. We strive every day to deliver value to our customers and are focused on Advancing the World of Health !

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate against race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Primary Work LocationUSA VA - Reston

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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