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Software Test Principal Engineer (684209)

Company: Zimmer Biomet
Location: Portland
Posted on: July 24, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

The Test Principal Engineer is part of the Software Applications Development Team and is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the software testing framework for Zimmer Biomet’s mymobility product. Responsible for analyzing component requirements, designing software solutions, and implementing Zimmer Biomet’s software systems on mobile and cloud platforms. Zimmer Biomet Test Principal Engineers are also responsible for developing and maintaining test suites for regression and automation tests. Supports product development engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through cooperation with employees and supervisors from other departments.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

· Design, document and execute testing framework.
· Creates test plans in accordance with the overall test strategy, and analyzing system design.
· Interfaces with software developers, project management, quality, product management, business analysts, support, and others to accomplish assigned tasks.
· Mentors Test Engineers and Vendors on team to increase the skill of others.
· Leverage test plans to incorporate automation tests as part of the build process.
· Technical knowledge and experience to maximize opportunities and constraints of different platforms/code bases.
· Mobile, Web and Desktop testing experience including test planning, execution and reporting product status to deliver a high quality software product.
· Experience working in an agile development environment. Ability to work design process into agile methodology.

Expected Areas of Competence

• Experience with end-to-end testing of complex software and hardware solutions and thorough working knowledge of all phases of software development from product specification, design, development, testing and debugging, operation, end-user testing, training and service improvement.
• Self-starter requiring minimal supervision to accomplish assigned tasks.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Solid experience with UI automation testing and open source tools
• Knowledge about Mobile Automation testing on Android & iOS devices/Simulator/Emulator
• Experience in overseeing the development of test documentation including but not limited to test plans/test scripts/test results and execution metrics.
• Experienced with the following programming languages C#, SQL and web technologies.
• Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with development team members and advocate for quality as a team concern.
• Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands. Test Automation experience a plus.

Education/Experience Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or an engineering discipline with computer science experience required
• 9+ years of experience in Software Quality Assurance, 5+ years as a leading test projects

Travel Requirements

• Up to 25%

Additional Information


At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

Keywords: Zimmer Biomet, Portland , Software Test Principal Engineer (684209), Other , Portland, Oregon

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