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Quality Development Engineer



Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

As a InterSystems IRIS® Data Platforms Quality Development Engineer, you will contribute to developing high quality, robust software by uncovering weaknesses and areas for improvement. If you are passionate about software, you will excel in this role by building tools and automation that verify new technologies and new healthcare-related protocols as well as verifying that these new technologies do not adversely affect existing products. Your strong technical capabilities, curiosity to learn new things, creativity, and resourcefulness are an essential part of InterSystems’ innovation process.

We have multiple Quality Development positions open on InterSystems IRIS® Data Platforms products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop automated functional, load and stress tests for InterSystems IRIS® Data Platforms products, with focus on configurations and data that fairly represent customer systems, some utilizing client/server technologies and protocols such as Java, JDBC, ODBC, ADO.NET, Node.js
  • Develop test scenarios, author and execute test plans. Specialize in high availability and performance
  • Review product source code to inform test design for edge and stress test case development for key areas of the product such as failover and recovery
  • Write software to test product functionality in a heterogeneous multi-platform environment with a focus on testing destructive events
  • Collaborate with interdepartmental teams to provide early feedback on new features
  • Promote product quality by advocating for the customer's point of view as well as verifying that the product meets the customer’s needs
  • Communicate about defects for assignments that range from verification of targeted changes to optimizations for new hardware, and where specifications range from informal concepts to detailed descriptions
  • Review the documentation and verify that it is clear and concise. Ensure that the documented procedures are clear and easy to follow.


  • Ability to read code critically, finding bugs, weak spots, and performance bottlenecks
  • Enthusiasm for debugging and learning new skills
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)
  • Familiarity with application development, relational databases and object-oriented development, cloud technology
  • Effective communication and analytical skills
  • Curiosity and aptitude for acquiring new technical skills and knowledge in a dynamic and highly technical environment
  • Versatility and flexibility
  • Attention to detail and a passion for breaking things


  • Familiarity with software test tools and automation methodologies
  • Experience with cloud, container and provisioning technology
  • Experience with one or more of the following scripting languages: Perl, Python
  • Object-Oriented programming (Java, DotNet, C#, C/C++, Python)
  • Experience with Windows batch and PowerShell scripts, UNIX sh and bash scripts
  • Experience with coding for or testing low-level multi-threaded applications
  • Experience with distributed systems and networking
  • Technical knowledge of operating systems
  • Familiarity with UI (Angular, Typescript, JS) and UI test automation (Selenium)
  • Familiarity with accessibility tools (SortSite, Deque)

Education and Training:

  • BS/MS or higher in Computer Science, STEM or Engineering Degree

About InterSystems

Established in 1978, InterSystems provides innovative data solutions for organizations with critical information needs in the healthcare, finance, and logistics sectors and beyond. Our cloud-first data platforms solve interoperability, speed, and scalability problems for organizations around the globe. InterSystems also develops and supports data management in hospitals through the world’s most proven electronic medical record, as well as unified care records for health systems and governments through a powerful suite of healthcare data integration solutions. The company is committed to excellence through its award-winning, 24×7 support for customers and partners in more than 80 countries. Privately held and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InterSystems has 25 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit InterSystems.com.