Lead Automation Test Engineer

at TA Instruments in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Lead Automation Test Engineer

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Research and Development


US-DE-New Castle


Regular Full-Time




Electric Cars, 3D Printing, better batteries, making materials more recyclable, space suits, candy that melts in your mouth and not your hands, paint that goes on smooth and dries without streaks, even ensuring your french fries have the perfect crunch to them.... What do these all have in common? Material Science!


Our instruments are pivotal in designing materials used in every aspect of life. Our software enables the scientists and technicians to not only run experiments, but gain insights from the data in both production and research of new materials.


As a Lead Automation Test engineer at TA Instruments, you will have an immediate impact in the quality of our software which enables users to improve the future of every day life. We are looking for someone to help build the foundation of our automation testing efforts in both the UI/UX software as well as the embedded systems.





Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to




As a Lead Automation Test Engineer you will:

Responsible for driving execution of testing frameworks across multiple projects

Champion automation that improves the test delivery processes and mentor junior staff members

Keep a pro-active attitude to insure continuous improvement of the software quality, work process and individual skills.

Provide contributions to the application architecture with a focus on testability, maintainability, security and performance.

As a Team Member you will:

Participate in all team meetings and ceremonies in direct collaboration with other sites, provide input and feedback, take ownership on identified improvements.

Actively participate in learning and sharing activities either during informal or formal training and demos.

Demonstrate continuous technical improvement.





The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following





You have a Bachelors Degree (preferably in a science related subject or in engineering) or equivalent education or work experience



Experience creating and executing automation test scripts programming/development arena

Experience with system/integration/user acceptance testing

Experience interfacing with embedded systems and simulating communications to embedded systems.

You will be working closely with management team in evaluating current systems and making design decisions on future development.

As new technologies emerge and impact our systems, you will learn these technologies very quickly and resolve any problems involved in integrating technologies with our systems.

You care about software; you have a passion for what you do which you can clearly convey by your actions and experiences. You have an eye for software design and can talk eloquently on a range of topics due to your experiences and also from reading and experimentation.

For you it's more than a job. Among other things we're strong advocates of creating quality software, and using the latest testing methodologies to ensure we meet the expectations of our customers.


Company Description




Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and innovators that aren't afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We're all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to... For full info follow application link.


It is the policy of TA Instruments to recruit, hire, and retain the best-qualified workforce while meeting the Company’s commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. TA Instruments does not discriminate against any qualified candidate for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, age (40 or older), disability (reasonably accommodated by TA Instruments), medical condition, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law.

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Job Posting: 858102

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 07, 2021