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Sr. Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Lake Forest, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on June 30, 2022
Job Id #57142 Posted June 21, 2022

Job Description:

  • Primary function is to test both medical and non-medical informatics products.
  • Must enjoy participating in an agile, team-oriented environment to design and test desktop, web, and mobile applications through manual and automated practices.
  • They must have experience in problem solving, quick learning abilities, and a desire to grow with the team. 
  • Candidates should be detail-oriented as well as customer-centric and be committed to helping us provide critical software solutions to our customers.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and execute manual and automated software test plans for medical and non-medical informatics products in collaboration with SCRUM-based cross-functional design and development teams.
  • Perform test case and test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage, boundary, and regression analysis.
  • Create and maintain documentation related to testing and releases.
  • Provide leadership and support for quality objectives and process improvement efforts.
  • Analyze product risks and develop suitable mitigation plans (software, usability, labeling, training, other) in conjunction with the team.
  • Review Software Requirements and Design Specifications, and provide input to ensure they are unambiguous, testable (verifiable), and clear (concise, terse, simple, precise).
  • Provide testing & allied documentation in conformance with regulatory, security, and privacy standards for all types of testing such as functional, performance, regression, other.
  • Provide input to systems and applications developers on testing procedures and requirements, schedules, or potential problems according to regulations and standards.
  • Fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development.
  • Able to apply the latest software development and testing tools and techniques as required.

Position Accountability / Scope

  • The individual is responsible for testing (verification and validation) of informatics products in compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as both US and Foreign regulatory standards and requirements.
  • The individual must be a self-driven individual with the ability to take ownership of assigned activities.
  • This individual will be responsible for guiding other software test engineers and ensure work products meet the quality process.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Life Science, or closely related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in Software Testing or related role.
  • The candidate must possess good oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in one the following: Software Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Systems Engineering, Informatics, or Information Systems.
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in Software Testing or related role
  • Desirable Skills:
    • Databases: SQL or Postgres
    • Automation: Selenium WebDriver
    • Environments: Linux, Windows, AWS
    • Agile Development: Scrum, JIRA and Atlassian tools

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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