Senior Tester

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: IN

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development. 

Join us in playing an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes!

As a leader in next-generation, data-driven pharmaceutical services, Cytel is shaping the future of drug development. We deliver innovative analytical software for statistical analysis and simulation, best-in-class data science analytics services, and high-end statistical consulting. Our culture is inclusive, collaborative, and results-driven with a shared commitment to quality. With operations across North America, Europe, and India, Cytel hires passionate and talented people who share its mission of ensuring the clinical development of safe and effective medicines.

Your Impact:

As a driven and experienced Software Tester, you will contribute to the development of our innovative and market-leading clinical development product suite that helps our customers to design, model, and simulate complex innovative clinical trials with the potential to create significant value for sponsors and patients by increasing their probability of success and accelerating time to market.

You will be responsible for performing functional and non-functional testing of our cloud-hosted and on-premise software products, thereby ensuring high-quality delivery of software to our clients.

Summary of Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and prepare test plans, test strategies, test cases, and test scripts ensuring high coverage of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Discuss and review requirements and software design
  • Perform impact analysis of changes and refactor affected test artifacts
  • Perform hands-on formal and informal testing including necessary automation, report defects found, and track them to closure
  • Ensure regulatory compliance by following all processes and documenting testing artefacts as required
  • Contribute to sprint planning, task identification, and estimation
  • Collaborate with internal teams (developers, product owners/product managers) to deliver high-quality software products
  • Present own work/learnings at internal forums like monthly team meetings

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent STEM degree
  • At least 4 years of experience in testing complex, rich, and highly interactive web applications
  • Hands-on experience of working with test management tools (TestRail preferred) and other popular tools used in the SDLC process (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of test automation, API testing, and different types of non-functional testing (load, performance, usability, security, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience of test automation using Selenium with Python, pytest
  • Hands-on experience of API automation using Postman, JavaScript, Python
  • Experience of working in Agile Scrum teams and completing testing from sprint to sprint
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset

Optional Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of tools like JMeter, Blaze meter, LoadRunner
  • Knowledge of Security testing (SAST/DAST Scans, industry resources like OWASP, OSSTMM, NIST publications, SANS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of REST Assured, cucumber using Java
  • Knowledge of a variety of architectures like client-server, layered architecture, microservices, etc.
  • Certified by ISTQB, CAST, CSTE (or similar)

What’s in it for you:

  • You will have the opportunity to play an integral role in helping our clients and the industry shape the future of drug development
  • You will be part of an exciting new chapter in Cytel’s history with high growth and opportunities
  • Work in an environment designed for an entrepreneurially minded person with a lot of energy, ideas, and the courage to implement
  • Work with and leverage the best and brightest minds in the industry

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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