Senior Test Engineer

Advanced analytics. Intelligent insights.

IXICO is a fast growing and profitable medical data analytics company, providing data management and advanced analytics to the pharmaceutical clinical trials market. Established in 2004 and listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global pharmaceutical industry, developing new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.

Our purpose is to advance medicine and human health by turning data into clinically meaningful information, providing valuable new insights in neuroscience and our goal is to be a leading proponent of artificial intelligence in medical image analysis. We will achieve this by developing and deploying breakthrough data analytics, at scale, through our remote access technology platform, to improve the return on investment in drug development and reduce risk and uncertainty in clinical trials for our pharmaceutical clients.

We are guided by our “4A” values:

  • Aspiration
  • Ability
  • Agility
  • Accountability

These are at the heart of our culture and empower our people to contribute to our mission of improving patient outcomes. We recognise that we will only succeed in realising our purpose and achieve our business goals by bringing together the essential human skills needed to innovate and continuously enhance our cutting-edge technologies in support of our customers’ endeavours.

To help us deliver our medical image analysis solutions to large clinical trials we are hiring an experienced Senior Test Engineer in a full-time capacity.

Role Requirements:

As a Senior Test Engineer, you will be responsible for evaluating requirements, writing test cases, executing test scripts, supporting subject matter experts in completing test cases and improving processes for testing and automation of testing. Working in an Agile environment, you will work on deployments of and improvements to our flagship clinical trial management and medical image analysis platform, helping to support the business in delivering imaging and digital biomarker analytical services for clinical development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative, but not exhaustive of the role. There may be some variation and/or development of these duties and responsibilities without changing the general nature of the role:

  • Identify and develop necessary tests for validation of our software and configurations of our software.
  • You will be working with Development teams, Business Analysts and users to understand their test needs and implement continuous improvement across the teams, cross-training where necessary.
  • You will be a key member of a self-organising Agile team and a participant in Agile ceremonies.
  • You will be an advocate for transparency and the sharing of knowledge across the organisation.
  • Ability to train others in the testing process and tools.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required for the Role:

Essential

  • Experience of the automated and manual testing of Web Applications and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience of developing test suites and plans.
  • Experience of executing tests and analysing and documenting the results.
  • Strong knowledge of industry-leading test tools and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of software development and software development lifecycle within Agile teams.
  • Degree in computer science, Software Engineering or equivalent (High attainment, or, otherwise, exceptional candidate).

Desirable:

  • Ability to understand complex clinical trial and image analysis data workflows.
  • Experience with Jira and TestFLO.
  • Experience with Microsoft DevOps.
  • Proficient in scripting and/or programming (e.g. Bash, Python, Java).
  • Comfortable working with Linux command line tools.
  • Understanding of modern software architectures (Micro-Services, Containerisation, Identity Management etc.

Others:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, results focused with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Pro-active and adaptable team player with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and requirements
  • Strong growth mindset and work ethic
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills – fluent in the English language

Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Generous employer pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 28 days with every year at IXICO
  • Annual salary review
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • Various discounts in retail, food & drink and entertainment through our benefit portal
  • A company in an industry where your work has an impact every single day

How to Apply

IXICO is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and empowered team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better services.

IXICO doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.

This is a great opportunity for a strong and experienced Senior Test Engineer to thrive in an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an every day basis.

If you think IXICO should meet you, please send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com. We are looking forward to your application. Please note that due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation our entire business is operating remotely. If you have got any questions about this please reach out to our careers team.

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