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Associate Software Test Engineer
Irving, Texas  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on May 29, 2023
Job Id #62479 Posted March 24, 2023

What You’ll Do:

  • Primary function is to test software for blood screening system processing Immunoassays. Participates in a team-oriented environment to develop requirements and design for user interface, business rules, data management or embedded system control applications, in addition to ensuring requirements and design are tested.


  • Responsibilities include activities throughout the entire software development life cycle.

Primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Basic operation and repairs of system
  • Software Integration and Testing.
  • Understand FDA Regulations, quality documents and apply to software development.
  • Review Software Requirements and provide input to ensure they are testable.
  • Develop test plans, strategies, and use cases for features, requirements, or Problem Reports (PRS) based on practices and procedures.
  • Develop informal and formal manual protocols and acceptance criteria for features, requirements or PRS according to practices and procedures.
  • Run informal and formal protocols for software feature, requirement or PRS according to practices and procedures.
  • Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage, boundary and regression analysis --Software Design Verification Testing.
  • Develop feature test plans, strategies, and use cases for features, requirements, or PRS based on practices and procedures.
  • Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of test cases, including coverage, boundary and regression analysis --Provide support for fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development and on-Market. --Configuration Management.
  • This is an entry-level individual contributor position.
  • Activities will be under the guidance of a more senior test engineer.
  • Activities will be focused on obtaining broad system knowledge and a functional area of expertise.
  • Accountable for meeting deliverable commitments including schedule and quality requirements.
  • Must have skills to plan and schedule own work activities, coordinate activities with others software test engineers.

Education and Experience You’ll Bring:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering or Biomedical Engineering.
  • On the job experience in Software Testing or Medical Device Testing or Life Sciences of > 4-6 years without a bachelor’s degree.
  • 0-3 years’ experience covering the entire software lifecycle (requirements definition through verification) in a team environment.
  • 0-3 years’ experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Requires experience with Microsoft Windows applications.
  • Experience with medical device / instrumentation software testing and simulator tools preferred.


  • Experience with medical device / instrumentation testing and simulator tools preferred.
  • Will consider Med Tech/ Medical Technician experience which includes testing software for medical devices/instrumentation.

What We Offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs.
  • Paid time off.
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Pension Plan
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities.

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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