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Software Test Engineer II (31016166)




Full Time


Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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.

Software Test Engineer II

Charlottesville, VA

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision-making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our Charlottesville, VA, currently has an opportunity for a Software Test Engineer II within our Cardiometabolic & Informatics business unit. This role will participate in feature definition, requirement verification, and testing methodologies as part of a dynamic Agile team. Additionally, this individual will contribute as part of a team to promote a culture of quality to resolve product issues before field release. The ideal candidate will value culture as much as technical skills.


  • Proactively gain proficiency as an expert user of team’s software products to understand users’ experience and quality expectations
  • Interact with medical devices in the execution of manual tests
  • Translate feature requirements into testable user stories
  • Adhere to regulatory standards associated with verification of medical systems
  • Support investigation of reported field issues to identify the root cause
  • Provide test review feedback to foster testing best practices within the team
  • Contribute to both manual and automated testing effort (typical 50% split)
  • Create automated testware and refactor existing testware to exercise product behaviors while managing test code maintainability and execution efficiency
  • Maintain source code for internally developed tools utilized within the testing process
  • Develop new strategies for manual and automated testing to optimize test coverage
  • Promote new technologies and testing practices within the team



  • BS degree in a technical discipline and 4 years of relevant technical experience
  • 3 years of software test automation experience
  • Proficient with object-oriented programming
  • Demonstrated ability as a self-learner


  • ASTQB certification
  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle
  • Capable of crafting relational database scripts (SQL or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with software version control (Git or equivalent)
  • Experience with platform virtualization environments (ex. Azure or VMware)
  • Capable with XML, JSON, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience utilizing Agile development tools for project management and bug tracking (ex. TFS, Jira, or Rally)
  • Experience testing RESTful API and competent with API testing tools (ex. Postman and Swagger)
  • Background with the healthcare industry and associated technologies (ex. HL7 communication)
  • Familiarity with industry-standard processes for test design and test management
  • Capable with an object-oriented programming language (C# preferred)
  • Familiar with test automation frameworks (xunit preferred)
  • Experience with automated UI testing technologies (Selenium, Appium)


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

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • 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 a history of being actively involved in local communities

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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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