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Software Test Automation Engineer
Lake Forest, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on September 29, 2022
Job Id #59012 Posted September 13, 2022


  • The Software Engineer in Test (SET) reports into the AlinIQ Product Research and Development organization in Abbott Diagnostics.
  • The SET is responsible for design, development, execution, review and reporting of automated testing for our informatics products in compliance with division, corporate, and industry regulations.
  • This position will help build out and maintain our automation tools and test scripts.
  • The SET will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for product research and development teams in automation practices, working closely with software engineers, software testing, business analysts, cybersecurity, and others in Agile Scrum methodologies.
  • This role will also require the Software Engineer to write appropriate manual test cases, regression cases and automate them as applicable. 
  • Ability to convert existing manual tests to automation tests is essential to succeed in this role. 
  • The role requires the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and to communicate and collaborate well as part of a team


  • Design, develop, and execute automated software test plans for server, web, cloud, and mobile informatics products in collaboration with scrum-based cross-functional design and development teams
  • Develop and execute software testing (black and white box) across various containerized and networked components
  • Design, script, and automate test cases for test-driven development and continuous testing
  • Understand the application architecture, hosting infrastructure, interaction with dependency application and complete feature workflow to assess the risks around integration points before developing great test cases
  • Create new manual and automated test cases to test per software requirements.  Provide traceability of executed test cases to software requirements. 
  • Perform peer testing automation review, definition of criteria for testing, analyzing test results, and presenting results to developers and other stakeholders.
  • \Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage, boundary and regression analysis.
  • Provide testing & allied documentation in conformance with regulatory, security, and privacy standards for all types of testing such as functional, performance, and regression
  • Provide input to systems and applications developers on testing procedures and requirements, schedules, or potential problems
  • Fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development


  • BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS, or related disciplines
  • 5+ years of experience in software development or test automation role
  • Knowledge in SDLC / SLC process and testing methodologies
  • Proficiency in JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Sound understanding on frontend frameworks such as Reactjs or Angularjs
  • Familiarity with C# and Blazor is a plus
  • Proficiency in SQL, Postgres or other RDBMS technology
  • Experience with BrowserStack and Selenium WebDriver is preferred
  • Familiarity with design of diagnostic medical devices is a plus
  • Experience in JIRA and Atlassian tools preferred
  • Experience in the management of requirements/test cases (both manual and automated).
  • Experience in Agile methodology and Scrum ceremonies
  • Must have strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills, and the ability to independently work as a contributing member in a high-paced and focused team
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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