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Staff Software Engineer in Test
Company: Guardant Health
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/02/2022
Expire Date: 09/05/2022
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Healthcare, Other, Information Technology, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Description
Staff Software Engineer in Test

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health oncology platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has commercially launched Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx, Guardant360 TissueNext™, Guardant360 Response™, and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients, and Guardant Reveal™ for early-stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its screening program, which aims to address the needs of asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening.

Job Description

To support Guardant’s leadership in disruption of cancer treatments, the Enterprise software team is looking for an experienced and energetic Staff Software Engineer in Test to help drive software quality and continuous integration for an exceptional customer experience. The Enterprise software team is a driven group of software engineers, QA, DevOps and IT specialists who are passionate about software technologies and strive for positively impacting patients’ lives through innovation and engineering excellence. The ideal candidate for this role will be an innovative self-starter. You will develop and implement the test strategy for the software being developed for our Lunar program. You will collaborate with internal/ external stakeholders. Using your broad experience, you will lead and develop regression test suites focusing on various layers of the test pyramid to ensure component and system level coverage.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead multiple project work streams and represent QA team in strategic planning discussions.  

  • Lead the SQA engineers and members of the offshore software test team to develop test cases that ensure the quality of software used in CLIA, CAP, NYDOH, and FDA regulated environments. 

  • Participate in requirement and design review meetings to create comprehensive, automated test strategies/plans for software leading to successful implementation and timely project completion. 

  • Define end to end automation strategy for a complex software system with multiple integration paths and workflows  

  • Work with the software development team to understand functional specifications, identify gaps, define good acceptance criteria, and design test cases for component and system level API, UI and Integration testing. 

  • Execute complex functional /regression testing and perform in-depth statistical analysis and interpret results independently. 

  • Design, create, enhance, and maintain test environments, data simulators and automated testing framework to ensure excellent testing coverage. 

  • Provide written documentation and specifications of software products and services. 

  • Provide coaching to other team members for designing test strategies and test cases with strong knowledge of software test principles and software development practices.  

  • Report, track, and escalate anomalies discovered during all testing phases and ensure closure on issues. 

  • Perform Impact Analysis for incremental changes and identify the scope of regression / test cycles and execute them as needed. 

  • Advocate software testing best practices and guidelines to business and technical stakeholders 

  • Seek out opportunities to improve testing processes, productivity, and make recommendations to support an organization scaling at a rapid pace. 


  • 1+ year of experience leading a cross functional SQA project 

  • 6+ years of hands-on functional and automation testing experience.  

  • 4+ hands-on experience with programming and scripting languages such as JAVA, Python, shell and software dev/QA in Linux environment. 

  • 4+ years of hand on experience in UI automation using testing frameworks such as cypress.io or selenium 

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in scripting, running, analyzing, and refining automation frameworks for comprehensive and full application testing, including API testing. 

  • 2+ years of experience in Continuous Integration / Delivery tools such as Jenkins and container runtime tools such as Docker 

  • 2+ years of working with Databases such as PostgreSQL 

  • 2+years of experience using AWS for test automation deployment and integration. 

  • Experience leading and coordinating test activities in cross-functional, agile team environment. 

  • Experience with test case management tools and best practices for scalability and maintainability. 

  • Excellent organization and people skills with the ability to work across functions. 

  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment is preferred. 

  • Experience testing across a variety of platforms: Microservices, Event Driven Applications and SaaS solutions preferred 

  • Prefer previous experience in testing SFDC application 

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Covid Vaccination Policy: Starting January 7, 2022, Guardant Health will require all employees to be fully vaccinated to either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or (b) request and obtain an approved exemption from Guardant’s COVID-19 U.S. Vaccination Policy as a reasonable accommodation.  An employee is considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or one dose of a single-dose vaccination. Acceptable vaccines are approved or under emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, fully-vaccinated employees will be required to maintain their fully-vaccinated status under this Policy by obtaining, if applicable, any FDA-approved boosters.

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time. 

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Please visit our career page at: http://www.guardanthealth.com/jobs/


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