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Capstone IT

Software QA Engineer – Test Automation J-4182

Location: Remote; Pacific Time Zone

Terms: 6 month contract with possible extensions


*** Please note: This role requires experience with StarLIMS or similar LIMS tool.***


We are actively seeking a skilled Software QA Engineer to join our esteemed team. As a key contributor reporting directly to the Director of Software QA, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of our pre-transplant diagnostics products. Your expertise in testing, commitment to innovation, and professionalism will contribute significantly to the continued excellence of our team. If you are ready to make a meaningful impact in a professional and collaborative environment, we invite you to explore this opportunity further.



  • Perform functional, regression, and integration testing of software to support pre-transplant products.
  • Develop testing plans, test cases, and test reports.
  • Plan test schedules and strategies in alignment with project scope and delivery dates.
  • Review testing and functional documentation for technical accuracy, compliance, completeness, and risk mitigation.



  • Lead the design and development of an automation framework using Java, TestNG, Maven, and Cucumber.
  • Manage the entire development process, including meetings, code reviews, documentation, requirement management, task tracking, and failures triage.
  • Implement and oversee standalone automated Python scripts for data analysis and correlation studies (using Pandas library).
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to deliver complex projects, serving as a bridge between the lab and development teams.
  • Lead validation efforts for new project releases, estimating efforts, assessing risks, and conducting intensive testing.
  • Participate in various testing types, including functional, regression, end-to-end (e2e), integration, and post-production, following industry best practices.
  • Validate back-end REST APIs using Postman.
  • Test Sequencing Database Unification (SDU) algorithms, involving complex logarithmic calculations and rules.
  • Test Laboratory Management Software (STARLIMS) for various workflows, including 3rd party components integration.
  • Create and maintain guidelines and manuals to expedite onboarding and retain existing knowledge.



  • BS/MS or equivalent in Computer Science or related fields.
  • 4+ years of Software QA experience (Biotechnology/molecular diagnostic field is a plus).
  • 2+ years of experience testing web applications (Healthcare provider outreach is a plus).
  • Strong understanding of SDLC/STLC and release management processes.
  • Experience with StarLIMS or similar library information management system.
  • Experience supporting multi-site software development.



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REF: JOB-4182

    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: United States
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$$45 - $$55 per hour