Abbott Laboratories


Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test

Computer Science

Full Time

Pleasanton, United States

Posted this week

About the Job

Salary - $84107 - $135647/Year

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology. Our Diabetes division in Alameda, CA, currently has an opportunity for a Software V&V Test Engineer.


Complete software testing and activities in conjunction for user stories within the Agile SDLC process (products supported may be more technical in nature, i.e., SDK or API type products)

Create or consult on verification and validation test plans, test reports, trace matrices to incorporate the automated tests and review with relevant stakeholders (dev and quality)

Create an automation framework for mobile apps (iOS and Android)

Develop and improve robust test automation framework. Ensure the framework works in conjunction with the Quality Management system as well as provides strong and quick feedback for Agile development. Ensure the framework covers functional, end to end, compatibility and use case scenarios. This will also require working with DevOps and other teams to integrate test automation with build systems, test management system, and device cloud.

Testing HTTP, CSS, JavaScript, and products built using React.js and Backbone.js frameworks.

Mentor and provide day to day guidance to the junior members of the software test team. Review work to ensure compliance and quality

Develop automated metric tools for management purposes

Provide feedback and suggest improvements to the Agile SDLC process



Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in a scientific, technical, or engineering discipline.

7 years’ experience in Software Testing and/or Software Quality Assurance.

3 years’ experience working as Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Must be technically strong and have experience testing mobile applications

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Experience with defect tracking tools (JIRA, etc.)

Experience with source code version control system (Git, Bitbucket, etc.)

Experience with Web test framework (robot framework, Cucumber, etc.)

Experience with Selenium WebDriver

Experience with SQL and Database/backend testing


Medical Device experience strongly preferred.

Experience in an agile development environment preferred.

Experience in CI/CD processes and tools preferred.

Experience in Cloud Platform (AWS, GCP, Azure) preferred.

Experience with embedded systems and integration testing with external systems preferred

Cyber security, medical mobile applications or cloud computing experience preferred.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

Paid time off

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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