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BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. Software Test Engineer II in Salt Lake City, Utah

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is a fast growing and profitable biotech company with a great opportunity for a software test engineer to write and maintain manual and automated test cases in support of the company’s in-house software systems. The software test engineers are expected to learn BioFire Diagnostics’ core technology, business, and the enterprise systems that enable them.

Software test engineers are expected to understand the specifications and schedules under which software projects operate. They must be flexible and adaptable and work efficiently with the testing group to execute test plans by writing and maintaining test cases, executing test cases, and reporting defects through the defect tracking system. When specifications and design documents are incorrect, inconsistent, or could be improved, engineers are expected to discuss changes with test managers.

Engineers are expected to check in their test case documents to source control on a regular basis. They should work actively with their teams to move software through the Quality System.

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.

  • Understand BioFire Diagnostics’ technical mission, values, and core technologies.

  • Read and interpret software specifications and develop test cases against those specifications.

  • Write, maintain, and execute test cases.

  • Use BioFire Diagnostics’ software products during development for the purpose of discovering defects.

  • Ensure, whenever possible, that software defects that are discovered can be reproduced.

  • Ensure the proper documentation of software defects through the defect tracking system used by BioFire Diagnostics.

  • Complete projects on time with supervision from the test manager.

  • Continually update technical knowledge and skills.

  • Participate effectively in technical reviews as both a reviewer and reviewee.

  • Foster a collaborative and cooperative work environment.


Training and Education: Requires a Bachelor of Science in an engineering, scientific, or technical field, or equivalent experience.

Experience: 2+ years of work experience in software testing/development or a related field.


Technical Skills:

  • Experience with one of the following: C#, Java, C/C++, SAS, or software testing

  • Windows OS experience

  • Source control

  • Defect tracking

  • Build systems

Writing and communication skills:

  • Technical writing experience

  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Efficient and creative approach to problem solving

  • Good time management skills with an ability to reprioritize projects as needed