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Job Description Summary:

You are expected to act as a proxy product owner and do extensive domain test.

Daily Activities Include:

  • Gathering and analyzing technical specifications
  • Managing product backlog, user stories and cross-product dependencies
  • Meeting with customers to understand their use of the Cloud Platform and translating these requirements to product use cases and scenarios
  • Engaging with customers and stakeholders throughout the development lifecycle
  • Understanding long-term product vision and roadmap, translating that into User Stories for the team
  • Identify, define, analyze, prioritize and refine the requirements, and communicate those requirements to the development team.
  • Participating in agile activities including product demonstrations, retrospectives, backlog grooming and sprint planning
  • Cross check all the requirements are met through extensive domain testing (manual)

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as a customer advocate and ensure quality and usability of our software
  • Collaboration with globally distributed teams.
  • Act as a proxy product owner bridging the gap between the actual product owners and scrum teams
  • Collaborate with other engineers and product managers in the business to understand and provide input to product requirements.
  • Analyze and develop domain test plans and protocols for AWS/Web based scientific analysis software that analyses samples and runs various algorithms
  • Instruct team members and other staff in test techniques and methods.
  • Participate in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents.
  • Effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written formats.
  • Perform and coordinate QA activities such as test planning, test design, preparation of traceability matrix, test execution, test results analysis and reporting.
  • Maintain excellent knowledge base of industry trends and developments.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Represent the team in cross-organizational development forums as well as customer requirements gathering and software validation and training sessions
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to understand complex problems and resolve them efficiently, Use prior knowledge and experience to provide functional and technical support and leadership to colleagues
  • Participate in training and orienting new test engineers as they join the team

*Minimum Qualifications (must have)

  • Experience in Agile development
  • Experience in Bioinformatics like next-generation sequencing and assay design.
  • M.Sc/PhD/MS in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Ability to review, synthesize, and present scientific data and methods.
  • 6+ yrs academic or professional experience with computer programming or scripting as well as a solid understanding of modern software architecture, testing and application of BioInformatics concepts in Software development.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and a commitment to the mission of the institution.

*Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)

  • Experience in one of the Languages: Python, Perl, Linux/Unix scripting
  • Experience working within an Agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc). Agile certification is a big plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to present technical information to both business and technology teams with clarity and precision.

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