Sr. Test Automation Developer I (R1095814) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.


  • Actively participate in the identification of automated testing  opportunities, the selection of test automation tools, and the design and development of new testing frameworks and tools as needed.
  • Develop automated tests for various software systems in accordance with priorities, schedules, and needs.
  • Work with Quality Control teams to understand how systems are manually tested and to identify areas that may benefit from automated testing.
  • Work with development teams to understand application functionality and testability.
  • Work  with Build Engineers to integrate automated tests into the software build and continuous integration processes.
  • Attend meetings with functional management to discuss project requirements, project impediments, needed resources, or issues/delays in completing tasks.


  • Experience as a software engineer, working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience creating unit and/or integration tests for software components.
  • Familiarity with basic approaches/frameworks for test automation.
  • Experience creating automated test cases with existing test automation frameworks, such as Robot Framework, TestNG, Slash, Selenium, Cucumber, Behave,  SoapUI, JMeter, or others a plus
  • Experience developing with Python.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to collaborate with, coach, and help other team members as needed.
  • Good knowledge of OOD/OOP and software engineering best practices.
  • Experience using command line tools in a Linux environment.
  • Experience with all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of, or ability / willingness to learn bioinformatics / genomics
  • Expereince creating custom automated testing frameworks a plus
  • Experience testing software that does not have a graphical user interface a plus
  • Experience designing relational databases and working knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Experience with PERL, JAVA, or C++ a plus
  • Experience working with AWS a plus
  • Experience working with Docker a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time

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Job ID: R1095814