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Abbott Software Quality Assurance Lead in Kansas City, Missouri



At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

AbbottRapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

eScreen (Abbott’s Workplace Services business) is driven by the vision, passion and dedication of its employees who are committed to developing and delivering innovative products and services which automate and streamline the employee screening process by combining cutting-edge technology with superior customer service.

The eScreen Software Quality Assurance Lead is a QA professional who contributes his/her expertise and practice of quality assurance along with manual and automated testing to high performing Agile teams. The QA Lead provides the day-to-day support to the QA team, which includes, but is not limited to business knowledge, technical skills, automation & testing methodologies. Additionally, this position will provide task direction, when applicable, as well as feedback and coaching to QA team members. The QA Lead is a leader for both quality control (testing) and quality assurance (process and prevention). This position is also expected to understand and exhibit the importance of adhering to regulations (i.e. SOX, FDA, HIPAA, PCI, etc.) and is responsible for contributing to regulatory compliance.

If hired, you will be expected to cultivate, grow, and maintain core principals including, but not limited to, continuous improvement, self-organization, adaptive planning, and value driven development, using methodologies and frameworks such as LEAN, SCRUM, and KANBAN.

In addition, the below items are what you will also be expected to have knowledge and experience with in your career.

· Apply broad application of industry standards, principles, theories and concepts involving quality and testing· Identify process gaps and write procedures in line with best practices· Establish successful working and support relationships with cross functional leaders and staff as well as third party vendors and clients/customers· Express technical concepts and procedures clearly, precisely, and in an easy to understand manner, verbally and in writing· Perform peer reviews of test cases and assist in performing internal QA audits of project documentation· Mentor, coach, and train others within the organization in proper testing methods and processes, as well as business and client processes· Collaborate with QA Manager on QA Strategy, including Automation Strategy· Research and analyze potential tools for QA Team


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalentwork experience is required.

  • Demonstrated stronghands-on QA experience with web applications, services and APIs preferablydeveloped using SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio .NET, ASP.NET,HTML/CSS/JS, jQuery, React, Angular, C#.

  • 2+ years of database testing with theability to read, write, and execute complex SQL queries.

  • Typically, 2+ years with automation testingusing tools and frameworks like NUnit, Katalon, UFT, or Selenium

  • 2+years of testing web services, web APIs, Authentication, and web serverconfiguration

  • Typically, 4+ years mentoring experience

  • Typically, 2+ years coordinating testactivities among multiple testers.

  • 2+ years leading a testing projectincluding responsibility for all test planning and reporting activities.

  • Workingknowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applicationsincluding Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.


  • Experience withTeam Foundation Server (TFS) or similar source code and project managementsuite is preferred.

  • Certificationby an industry-recognized testing and quality assurance entity is arequirement for this position. If a certification has not already beenobtained, one must be obtained within three (3) years of starting theposition. Examples of accepted certifications are: ISTQB: CertifiedTester-Foundation Level or equivalent.

About Abbott.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversityin our workforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualifiedindividuals with disabilities. To request accommodation, please send an email to MyRecruiter@alere.com .

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com