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Senior Quality Development Engineer



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

As a Senior Quality Development Engineer on the InterSystems IRIS® Data Platforms Cloud team, you will contribute to the development of high quality, robust InterSystems 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 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and establish tools and automation infrastructure, consistent with departmental standards to meet changing requirements
  • Design and develop automated functional, load and stress tests to test InterSystems products functionality in a multi-cloud environment, with focus on configurations and data that fairly represent customer systems
  • Develop test scenarios and author and execute test plans
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to other team members
  • 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
  • Review product source code, design documents, and requirements to inform test design for edge and stress test case development for key areas of the product such as failover and recovery
  • 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 technical skills
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)
  • Experience with Object-Oriented programming (Java, .Net, C#, C++, Python) or C
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with application development, relational databases, and object-oriented development
  • 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 Python modules such as pytest, Kubernetes, boto3
  • Experience with the Go programming language
  • Technical knowledge of operating systems
  • Experience with Windows batch and PowerShell scripts, unix sh and bash scripts
  • Experience with distributed systems and networking
  • Experience with GitLab pipelines and continuous integration
  • Familiarity with healthcare specifications such as FHIR, HL7 v2, or CDA
  • Familiarity with UI (Angular, Typescript, JS) and UI test automation (Selenium)
  • Familiarity with accessibility tools (SortSite, Deque)
  • Familiarity with InterSystems products, such as IRIS, ObjectScript, or HealthShare

Education and Training:

  • BS/MS or higher in Computer Science, STEM or Engineering Degree
  • Three years professional experience in a cloud software engineering role.

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.