SQA Engineer

Company Info
Xcell Biosciences
San Francisco, CA, United States

Phone: (415) 937-0321
Web Site: https://www.xcellbio.com/

Company Profile


SQA Engineer


San Francisco, CA 


90,000 - 120,000

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Job Description:

Xcell Biosciences is an immuno-oncology focused technology startup based in San Francisco. Our company has had success in raising multiple rounds of financing from some of the top venture capital names in the industry. Our mission is to enhance the performance and safety of cell and gene therapies (CGT) through the design and development of a suite of innovative technologies. Our commercial instruments and AI- driven software enable researchers to discover novel insights into immune and tumor biology. Our product development team is working to translate these insights at patient-scale, through the development of a new cell therapy manufacturing technology. This high growth team will be expanding several folds over the next few years - now is a great time to join! 

Brief Description of Position: 
We are looking for a Senior SQA/SQC Engineer to develop and execute manual and automated tests for our desktop C# applications. The Senior SQA/SQC Engineer individual will work with minimal supervision, to achieve these goals: 

  • Come up to speed on our software and hardware stacks 

  • Design and implement tests and SQA metrics, manual and automated 

  • Perform tests and communicate results 

  • Define corrective actions 

  • Design and review system requirements 

  • Track quality assurance metrics 

The Senior SQA/SQC Engineer has an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be ready to take charge and start from the ground up, with the capability to supervise other SQA engineers if needed. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you. 

Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.  

Local Candidates only, within commuting distance of San Francisco, CA. 
Fully authorized to work in the USA, no sponsorships.  

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements: 

  • Highly motivated self-starter who can prioritize and take ownership of tasks 

  • Excited to be “hands-on” in solving product problems 

  • Must be comfortable in a rapidly growing and evolving start-up environment 

  • At least 3 years of work experience in software quality assurance 

  • Comfortable working with Scientists, Ph.D.s, Biologists and a diverse team 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes 

  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases 

  • White box and black box testing 

  • Creation of automated testing tools 

Desirables/Nice to Haves: 

  • Biotech applications plus 

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject 

  • Biology / Biotech / Mathematics degree(s) 

  • Willing to supervise other QA engineers if needed 

  • Focus on Desktop SQA in a Microsoft windows environment