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AGILE Tester

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Horsham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.Job SummaryWe are looking for self-starters to be part of an end-to-end Agile team that owns and delivers the capabilities required to release new/enhanced technology to the business. This position requires knowledge and adherence to CRL's MVP processes. Strong communication skills and attention to detail is a must. As part of the Agile testing team, you will be learning new technology, writing and executing test scripts, and be involved in scrum team activities. Your role is critical to ensure that the system works as intended for the business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working within a contributing team environment, leverage knowledge within the Safety Assessment business to lead discussions around business process and needs
  • Estimate task level workload
  • Write test scripts within the MVP framework, challenging requirements/user stories
  • Execute test scripts, providing documented evidence where required
  • Define test script traceability
  • Track and remediate testing issues/deviations
  • Perform all other related duties as assignedJob QualificationsEducation: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent, preferably in a scientific-related discipline.
    Experience: Two plus years' experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
    Certification/Licensure: None.
    Other:
    • Working knowledge of study creation and in life data collection highly preferred
    • Previous technical or data QC experience preferred
    • Basic knowledge of data reports and tables
    • Knowledge of Agile practices and MVP (Master Validation Processes)
    • Must believe in a culture of continuous improvement, transparency and trust and possess a creative and progressive mindset.
    • Strong communication skills with ability to present complex messages and tradeoffs and tell a compelling story
      Must be a self-starter who is open to learning new ideas outside scope or knowledge skill set. Can quickly learn industry trends / domains and end user demands from pain points. Stays up to date with current trends, best practices and new technologies. Strong problem solver with ability to lead the team to push the solution and progress. Possesses a creative and progressive mindset that considers optimized data collection strategies. Must possess analytical thinking and problem-solving skills and be able to prioritize and re-evaluate priorities as situations change. Working knowledge of computer software (MS Word, MS Excel and databases) required.
      About Safety Assessment
      Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 300 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

Keywords: Charles River Laboratories, Philadelphia , AGILE Tester, IT / Software / Systems , Horsham, Pennsylvania

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