Full Job Description
Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform is designed to leverage our capabilities in technology, clinical development, regulatory and reimbursement to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs.
In pursuit of our goal to manage cancer across all stages of the disease, Guardant Health has launched two liquid biopsy-based tests, Guardant360 and GuardantOMNI, for advanced stage cancer patients, and is developing programs for recurrence and early detection, called Project LUNAR. Since its launch in 2014, Guardant360 has been used by more than 5,000 oncologists, over 40 biopharmaceutical companies and all 27 of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network centers.
You will be part of the bioinformatics quality team working on and with the software that is used in the clinical laboratory to process patient samples and analyze their genomic profiles, helping to find the right treatment options for cancer patients based on a simple blood draw. Own overall testing and quality of the technologies for which you are responsible. Lead the design and development of effective automated tests for new and existing product features. Drive investigation and analysis of issues and work closely with development, project management and cross-functional partners to drive excellent quality aligned with release schedules
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Works on Test automation for Frontend, APIs and backend micro-services
Creates extensible frameworks for stubbing, mocking, data setup and tear-down to support repeatable, chain-able tests
Establishes a set of functional and non-functionable tests that can run in a CI/CD environment
Collaborates with product owners, software architects, software developers and DevOps on best practices, process changes and standards as part of continuous process improvement
Reviews user stories and provides inputs to make scenarios and tests more discrete, measurable and automation-friendly
Coordinates with the scrum team and development counterparts in overseeing bug tracking, test prioritization, test automation, and release
Design, create, enhance, and maintain detailed test cases and conduct hands-on testing, including integration testing
Provide accurate planning, clear strategies, and milestones for testing leading to successful implementation and timely project completion
Initiate action as required to ensure project/team success (e.g. mitigate risks, problem solve, provide technical guidance/solution, etc.)
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely and robust execution of testing as part of a regular release schedule
Provide coaching to other team members for designing test strategies and test cases.
Execute complex testing, perform in-depth statistical analysis, and interpret results independently.
Assist with defining and implementing software quality improvement initiatives
Perform other duties as assigned
You have the ability to understand system architecture, design, implementation and succinctly develop test approach and test cases to deliver high-quality results.
You can work proactively, independently and as part of a team on multiple tasks and projects, and quickly learn new technologies.
Experience working in an agile, fast paced and highly technical environment.
8+ years of hands-on testing experience, including data-driven , full application testing , web-based applications including API testing.
8+ years hands-on knowledge of programming and scripting languages such as Python , C++ in a linux environment.
Experience developing API test automation and testing dockerized applications
Experience writing both functional and non-functional test cases
Significant experience in using various bug tracking, source control and build release tools, like JIRA, GIT, Jenkins, npm, etc.
Hands-on knowledge of RDBMS (SQL or Oracle) and running software via the Linux command line
Prior experience in automation tools like Cypress, Postman, SOAPUI, Fiddler, and/or Firebug
Strong experience in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and testing of custom, complex business applications.
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and people skills
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum-like environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
B.S or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Bioinformatics, or a related study or equivalent project experience
Familiarity with Next Generation Sequencing Data
Experience working in a regulated environment (CLIA, HIPAA, SOX, and FDA)
Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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