Software Tester (m/f/d)

QIAGEN is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. With our sample to insight solutions that unlock valuable molecular information from biological samples, QIAGEN helps to improve healthcare and safeguard our societies, enables the development of new medicines and paves the way for scientific breakthroughs.

Join the revolution – and see how you can make a difference

Software Tester (m/f/d)

Job ID #: 10490
Location: Hilden (near Duesseldorf), Germany
Functional Area: Software Development
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Duration: unlimited

Position Description

QIAGEN serves more than 500,000 customers around the globe, all seeking insights from the building blocks of life – DNA, RNA and proteins. We deliver Sample to Insight solutions for molecular testing, propelling QIAGEN customers from start to finish to unlock new insights.

This is how we make improvements in life possible.

Our development team in Hilden (near Düsseldorf) creates the software that makes it happen. We combine data from medical IoT devices with our sophisticated algorithms, and process it through custom workflow management systems. We integrate results of distributed components and microservices with each other as well as our cloud based Big Data solutions and use Machine Learning for its analysis.

We are always looking for talented, motivated and likeable people who would like to join our international and truly cross-functional / interdisciplinary teams to create high-quality software that matters.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and execute software tests for our products in the area of molecular-biological analysis with focus on black-box / software system testing.
  • Document test results and deviations.
  • Prepare test environment and test data.
  • Work in an international and interdisciplinary team.
  • Member of an agile team in close collaboration with software engineers.
  • Participate in review of requirements, design, and other work products with a focus on quality and testability.
  • Assist other technicians, schedulers and engineers in completing assigned tasks as necessary (e.g. defect analysis and troubleshooting).
  • Support innovation, share ideas.
  • Work in an international and interdisciplinary team.
  • Develop professional software in an agile team.

Position Requirements

  • University degree in Computer-Science or comparable work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in software testing.
  • Knowledge of established methods of software testing (e.g. ISTQB Tester).
  • Experience in medical device industry preferred, but not required (e.g. CE IVD, FDA).
  • Accuracy, reliability and quality awareness.
  • Experience or interest in Test Automation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of English (verbal and written).
  • Practical experience in agile software development is a plus.

Personal Requirements

  • Passion for high quality complex software.
  • Creativity & accuracy.
  • Good social & communication skills.
  • Drive to learn and improve.
  • Pursuit of honest feedback.

What QIAGEN does for you:

  • Trainings & certifications.
  • Active support for your career.
  • Communities of Practice.
  • Hackathons.
  • Get funding for your ideas and turn them into new products.
  • Culture of open & honest feedback.
  • Canteen, gym, kindergarten etc.
  • Flexibility for your work-life balance (home office, flex time, part time, …).


If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support! Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!

QIAGEN GmbH | Human Resources | QIAGEN Strasse 1 | 40724 Hilden | Germany

Average salary for comparable positions is about € 72.781,00 gross per year. Depending on experience and qualifications, as well as other factors, this estimate may deviate to varying degrees from salaries actually to be expected.
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