Software Quality Engineer

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Software Quality Engineer for the Health Information Systems located in 3M Silver Spring, MD; Austin, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; Atlanta, GA.  At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

As a Software Quality Engineer you will be helping with today’s challenges, while preparing for tomorrow’s. You will be challenged daily on exciting large-scale projects with the latest technologies. You will be part of a team that has meaningful work and makes a difference for both domestic and international healthcare markets. If you have a strong technical background with the ability to efficiently solve challenging problems, you would be set up to be very successful in this position and have a positive impact quickly. Join US!

Job Summary: Come join us in a fast paced, high success environment where we create industry leading software applications.  We engineer software in an Agile development environment where we value small teams, high collaboration, high transparency and personal excellence.  We work in a regular sprint cadence with dedicated Product Owners maintaining backlog and providing direct feedback to the team.  Plan on participating in Product Review meeting to show high quality software!

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Lead Hazardous Materials Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform quality assurance work on an assigned Agile team in support of product release goals.
  • Responsible for assigned aspects of software testing, including developing test automation, creating test plans, test cases, test data and then executing test cases.
  • Perform product development work as needed on an assigned Agile team in support of product release goals.
  • Participate in design sessions to influence product design based on testing needs.
  • Responsibilities also include development of level of effort estimates for assigned work, participation in project planning, project status meetings and participation in any post-implementation reviews to identify and recommend solutions to close identified gaps and ensure product success.
  • Provide assistance to verify/reproduce reported issues.

Your Skills and Expertise 

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university OR High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution and a minimum of ten (10) years of software development experience in lieu of the bachelor’s degree education requirement
  • Experience as a software tester (QA) and software test automation

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry
  • Knowledge of automation tools and frameworks, manual testing tools, techniques, methods and procedures
  • Hands-on experience with Selenium, Microsoft Test Manager, TFS, test automation, test case creation, and test plan management
  • Experience with JavaScript, Java, HTML, Angular, Python, C#, SQL
  • Experience with automated testing of web applications and web services
  • Experience working as part of a Scrum team and familiarity with Scrum team ceremonies such as a daily stand up, backlog refinement, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews, and sprint planning
  • Experience working with remote team members
  • Ability to test software from an end user perspective

Location: Silver Spring, MD; Austin, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; Atlanta, GA

Travel Requirements: 10% domestic travel

Relocation: Maybe considered for this position

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being 

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope. 

Resources for You 

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Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at or on Twitter @3M.Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.3M is an equal opportunity employer.  3M  will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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