SQA Engineer

Ultima Genomics
7979 Gateway Blvd
Newark, CA 94560
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Rapidly growing life sciences technology company

Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health. We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600 million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics at scale and empower the future of human health. 

We are looking for a highly motivated SQA Engineer to join our team!

How You’ll Contribute

  • Perform manual testing, execute test automation, and use diagnostic tools to validate product functionality and system performance.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary engineering teams to analyze and resolve issues detected through testing.
  • Perform system integration testing of the full software solution, as well as the testing of critical individual components.


Job Requirements
Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

BS or MS Engineering degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Software
2+ years of experience in structured software testing, including setting up automated tests and systems
Experience working with software testing tools
Experience in automated testing using scripting language (Python preferred)
Experience working with complex instrumentation and hardware
Experience creating test plans, regression tests, investigating test failures, logging bugs in a bug tracking system (JIRA), etc.
Strong technical writing skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office applications
Good organizational and communication skills, ability to work with minimum supervision
Strong problem solver, critical thinker and active listener, good time management skills
Familiarity with new product introductions (NPI), and product development life cycle activities
Self-starter and quick learner
Local candidates only (SF Bay Area)
Ultima Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable laws. See also Ultima Genomics’ EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting recruiting@ultimagen.com.
Ultima Genomics
Susanne Shahrodizadh
7979 Gateway Blvd
Newark 94560
United States

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