Software Test Engineer 2

in Alameda, CA

Software Test Engineer 2 Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Alameda, CA, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Not specified

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Job Description – Software Test Engineer 2

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

·         Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

·         Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

·         An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

·         Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

·         A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

·         A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists. 

The Opportunity

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Software Test Engineer 2.


Job Locations: Alameda, CA, Bend, OR; Orlando, FL

What You’ll Work On

  • Complete software testing and activities in conjunction for user stories within the Agile SDLC process

  • Review System Specifications/Requirements documents, user stories and create verification test cases (based on those requirements), and execute test cases.

  • Perform exploratory testing, system level end to end testing, develop test datasets and execute automation scripts (to ensure application software releases are of high quality)

  • Investigate and report unexpected events, issues or software bugs.  Verify fixes.

  • Create verification and validation test plans, test reports, trace matrices and review with relevant stakeholders (dev and quality)



  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in a scientific, technical, or engineering discipline.  

  • 2 years’ experience in Software Testing and/or Software Quality Assurance including coursework.  

  • Must be technically strong and have experience testing mobile applications

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.  


  • Medical Device experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience in an agile development environment preferred.

  • Experience with embedded systems and integration testing with external systems preferred

  • Cyber security, medical mobile applications or cloud computing experience preferred.

Apply Now

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The base pay for this position is $56,700.00 – $113,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • Agile
  • Automation
  • Application Software
  • Engineering
  • SDLC
  • Cloud Computing
  • Technically Strong
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Cyber Security
  • Mobile Applications
  • testing mobile applications
  • Datasets

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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