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Job ID :
55346BR
Location :
Netherlands - Eindhoven
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Job Description
Senior Product Quality Assurance Engineer

Pushing the boundaries of discovery
With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, our company enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world. We design, manu­facture, and support the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales.
Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sciences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide team of 3200 people is dedicated to our customers’ pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.
Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired FEI Company in September of 2016 as a part of the Analytical Instruments Group (AIG) in the newly-formed Materials and Structural Analysis Division (MSD).

Check out these videos to get more insight in what it means to work on our complex High-Tech Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). These high-end tools are being produced and developed in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 55,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Position
A part of the TEM R&D organization is the Manage Sample Group. This group is responsible for Sample Manipulation (Stages), Sample Transfer (Loading, Transport), Sample Conditioning (Cryogenic), Sample Stimulation (Electrical, heating) etc.

As a (Senior) Product Quality Assurance Engineer in the Manage Sample group you will be part of project teams which develop new hardware and software modules, and of the System Software Integration Team that is responsible for verification, validation and regression testing on system level. You see to it that functional and non-functional requirements are met and will initiate product and process improvements to safeguard product quality in future developments.
The Product Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for all testing activities throughout the development process. Next to that you will be conducting FMEA’s and Safety Risk Analyses, reviewing designs and specifications on quality aspects, and align exit and entry criteria with upstream and downstream projects.

Your assignment will be a mixture of the following activities:
Duties and responsibilities
  • Review requirements, User stories and software designs, and assess risks on module and system level.
  • Organize, moderate and track FMEA’s and SRA’s with a multi-disciplinary, project ascending scope.
  • Write test plans, test designs and test cases, implement automatic tests, and support colleagues with these activities.
  • Execute or supervise the execution of manual and automated tests, analyze test results and write clear progress and recommendation reports to the project’s stakeholders.
  • Chase and support problem solving by software and hardware engineers.
  • Maintain the hardware and software test environment for various modules in the Manage Sample domain.
  • Assure proper alignment of entry and exit quality criteria with adjacent projects.
  • Initiate and support product and process quality improvements.
Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • Technical Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science,
    or in Mechanical, Electrical or System Engineering, or Applied Physics with proven software engineering or scripting skills
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in software test design and test automation
    in an embedded software environment, using C++, C# and/or Python.
  • Experience with monitoring and improving product quality in ongoing developments, and with the software technology to fulfill these tasks (test automation, test coverage analysis tools, etc.).
  • Thorough understanding of development and test processes, methodologies and standards, preferably underpinned by an ISTQB certification.
  • Affinity with cryo systems and or mechatronics is a pre.
  • Hands-on approach.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, familiar with UML.
  • Structured way of working.
  • Driven to get results within project timelines with a proven quality-, cost- and time-focus.
We seek candidates that take initiative, are self-steering and self-confident. You are eager to learn, you have perseverance and are comfortable acting in a decisive role. And last but not least you are a team player.

EEO/AAP
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.



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