Software Development Engineer II (Software Test Engineer)


Lausanne, CH
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 04/29/2021
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  • Company Address: 185 Dartmouth Street, Suite 502, Boston, MA, 02116


SOPHiA GENETICS combines deep expertise in life sciences and medical disciplines with mathematical capabilities in data computing. Our mission is to bring data analytics solutions to market, to support healthcare professionals by maximizing the power of Data-Driven Medicine. We achieve this mission through the global adoption of SOPHiA AI, which is built using techniques such as statistical inference, pattern recognition and machine learning. This enables SOPHiA to provide equal benefits to all users, unite experts in a gold standard health tech platform, and motivate expert knowledge sharing for a sustainable impact on future patients.

Job Description

Would you like to contribute your engineering skills to improve the quality of our game changing computational platform used to deliver genomic, radiomic, and clinical data analysis to over 1000 healthcare institutions and over 500,000 cancer and rare genetic disease patients worldwide? Join our growing distributed team and help us deliver on our mission of democratizing Data-Driven Medicine.

Our platform is a one-of-a-kind globally distributed information system that brings together hospitals and labs to provide data ingestion and processing, analysis and modeling, reporting and intelligence, distribution and sharing of a multitude of complex sources of structured and unstructured data, including genomics, imaging, and clinical data, delivered as a multi-tenant SaaS platform on the cloud.

In order to augment our engineering team we are looking for a Software Test Engineer II to join our team in Switzerland.

Your Mission

As a Software Test Engineer, your mission will be to analyse the needs of our engineering teams, and enable them with the most efficient solutions to verify and validate SOPHiA GENETICS products. You will join our teams in a key moment, to drive the migration of our current solutions to micro-services and web technologies, under design controls.

You will provide expertise and contribute to the following areas:

    solutions for contract testing of services
    solutions to test applications in isolation from their dependencies (mocks, containerization, generate sample data, etc.)
    automation of metrics that help our engineers in their quest for excellence (defect management, application performances, traceability of acceptance criteria, coverage, etc.)
    automation of processes under design control (integrations with JIRA, gitlab, etc.) to make sure we dedicate time to what is most valuable, while maintaining an irreproachable quality
    scalability of the existing testing frameworks (cucumber, testFX, squish)


You have a University degree in Computer Science or a similar field, or equivalent professional experience. You are systematic and data driven. You love working in a stimulating international environment, and are at ease communicating with multidisciplinary teams.

Your areas of expertise:

    OOP (Java an advantage)
    Software test automation and testing frameworks (JUnit, Cucumber, JBehave, GTest, TestFX, Squish, Postman, Pact)
    DevOPs (CI/CD, docker, k8s, bamboo, gitlab)
    Scripting (bash, python)
    Design Control


    A flexible and friendly working environment with a collaborative atmosphere
    Fantastic office location in Switzerland
    An exciting company mission that brings together science and technology to directly impact the lives of patients with life threatening illness.
    A fast-growing company with plenty of opportunity for personal growth and development
    Agile working methodologies
    A hard technical challenge to solve with exciting modern technologies

Start: ASAP (or as agreed)

Contract type: permanent full-time

Application process

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

After an initial screening process, candidates will be invited for remote interviews.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.