Sr. Manager, Software Test Engineering

Thermo Fisher Scientific Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Job Title: Sr. Manager, Software Test Engineering
Requisition ID: 129613BR

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Location and Division Specifics
DSBU Engineering has major offices in Branford CT, Philadelphia PA, Altrincham UK, Carlsbad, CA and Madrid Spain.

How will you make an impact?
By leading the testing of commercially available cloud based software, will help us put together a comprehensive testing strategy for our platforms. Ensure a high level of quality and customer satisfaction of our offerings in highly regulated environments.

What will you do?
We are looking for a leader who has the experience to help Thermo Fisher ensure our software products meet established requirements and quality goals as well making sure that our development, testing, and support processes adhere to our Quality Management System which is designed to satisfy the needs regulated (ISO, GxP, 21CFR) markets

How will you get there?
Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 10+ years of recent experience leading software testing organizations (or engineering organizations with significant testing resources) for commercially sold software products, preferably for web/cloud-based enterprise scale applications.
  • 3+ years of recent experience leading the testing function for large-scale software projects or programs that use Agile Scrum and SAFe based processes in a commercial software development setting involving multiple cross-organizational teams and dependencies.

Knowledge , Skills, Abilities
The successful candidate will have experience with leading test engineering for large-scale commercial software development programs that involve several teams both within and outside the organization following scaled agile (SAFe), Scrum, and phase-gate processes. This is a senior role that will require communicating and planning alongside senior engineering, product, and program leaders in the business utilizing in-depth knowledge of product goals, success metrics, and resources needed to ensure product quality and process adherence and excellence.

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status