Software Test Architect

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens Healthineers:

·       Be part of exciting and innovative projects that help solve some of the world’s most significant health problems.

·       Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.

·       Opportunities to advance your career.

·       Competitive total rewards package.

·       Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education and technology, and sustainability, making a positive impact on communities.

·       Participate in our celebrations and social events.

·       Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!

·       Employee perks and discounts.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Software Test Architect of DevTestOps.


This position is specifically for the DevOps Test team that is responsible for test architecture, infrastructure, testing and maintenance of our Continuous Integration (build, package, test) loop. Architect will oversee multiple product lines (PET and SPECT scanners)

We are a team of extraordinary, diverse individuals that consists of DevOps and Test Automation Engineers.  We are looking to find a Test Architect to share our passion for software development and fit the fun, exciting culture of the current team.   Candidate will work with a massive agile release train (spanning multiple countries) throughout the development lifecycle to define, develop and deploy major diagnostic medical equipment (SPECT-CT, PET-CT, and SPECT) product releases to our customer base.

Job Responsibilities

·       Assume technical responsibility for the Software Test Architecture roadmap.

·       Document, maintain and promote test architecture and strategies

·       Identify Risks and drive test strategy to mitigate those risks.

·       Mentor software developers and stakeholders on good testing practices and test architecture in place

·       Interface with internal partners including systems engineering, product management, project management and hardware

·       Interface with external business partners including those in Germany, China and India

·       Provide technical leadership through code reviews, engage in discussions, and voice your sound technical opinions to others

·       Create and review technical documentation

·       Collaborate with test engineers to design and implement software tests

·       Demonstrate working code to stakeholders

·       Relentlessly improve test strategy to ensure scalability, reliability, and quality for our continuous integration pipeline utilizing the cloud, virtual simulators, and physical prototypes

o   Design, plan, and execute the test strategy for the software sub-systems working with the test leads and test architects

o   Innovate to expand and enhance test automation

o   Ensure the on-time delivery and coordination of DevTestOps initiatives in collaboration with architects and program managers to meet project deadlines

·       Hands-on activities may be required to complete the project mission which may include programming and/or testing. Be prepared to get your hands dirty, if required

·       Work with teams across time zones (Knoxville, Germany, and India)

·       Take bold action to ensure there is a strong, diverse talent and leadership pipeline in place to meet aggressive business goals

·       Develop, coach and engage people to higher levels of performance


·       Passion for software architecture and code quality

·       Passion for code quality and automated testing

·       Passion for software development and fast quality feedback cycle (CI)

·       Preferred candidate would have strong programming (C#, Java) and testing experience

·       Tech lead role in the test automation team with a minimum of 4 years of experience

·       Bachelor's degree in technological or related field and a minimum of 8 years of software development experience
Master’s degree in technological or related field and a minimum of 5 years of software development experience

·       Test Automation Design/Architecture

·       Strong Unit and Integration Testing techniques

·       Experience with automation frameworks (Ranorex/Selenium/etc)

·       Strong understanding of Agile/Lean leadership principles.  Knowledge of the SAFe methodology is a huge plus

·       Has strong planning, communication and presentation skills, and the capability to listen and influence.  Excellent communications skills are an absolute must

·       Ability to manage the workload for multiple simultaneous projects

·       Preferred candidate would have experience in healthcare, or another FDA regulated environment

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date except where prohibited by state law.

(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons)

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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