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Software Test Engineer

Cambridge United Kingdom


Software Test Engineer

Linguamatics, Real World Solutions (RWS) Technology

This opportunity is open to remote working, though please note that successful candidates must reside in the UK.

Linguamatics, an IQVIA company, delivers market-leading Natural Language Processing (NLP)-based AI technology for high-value knowledge discovery and decision support from unstructured text. We empower our customers to speed up drug development and improve patient outcomes by breaking down data silos, boosting innovation, enhancing quality, and reducing risk and complexity.

Linguamatics has been trusted for over 15 years to deliver actionable insights that address the most pressing bench-to-bedside challenges.

As part of an experienced team of Test Engineers, you will play a vital role supporting the development of an award-winning NLP platform, proven across multiple real-world use cases. Our NLP-based text mining solutions address wide-ranging and challenging data extraction and knowledge discovery problems across the entire drug discovery, development and healthcare delivery spectrum - breaking down data silos and delivering critical insights that positively impact human health and wellbeing.

The Test team are a highly talented ~15 strong team who strive to provide valuable insights. Respected as the key contributors to quality and product success, testers work across the entirety of Linguamatics’ business. Understanding that every unique experience adds to individual strengths, the team operate a highly flexible approach to testing which includes exploratory testing, checklists, test scripts, tools, automation and a license to test the way that best suits the tasks at hand.

The culture within the test team is a highly collaborative one, reflected in the frequent solicitation of peer review, ‘whiteboarding’ of ideas, retrospectives and other tools implemented in the spirit of continual innovation and improvement. The work we do is interesting, challenging, varied and a core part of the company’s success.

Linguamatics are well known within the local testing community, regularly hosting meetups and Lean Coffee events. This is all in addition to regular training and knowledge sharing. Testers are often seen at internal brown bag lunches, entering the weekly caption contest, or featured in articles for the company-wide newsletter, ‘Indefinite Articles’.

You’ll demonstrate the following:

  • Taking responsibility for your work
  • Applying intelligence and judgement at all times
  • Being able to justify your position and being prepared to discuss alternatives
  • Looking for ways to improve yourself and your work
  • Great communication skills, written and spoken
  • Analytical skills and a questioning mind
  • Programming experience (Linguamatics uses Perl, Python, Java, C++, JavaScript, ...)
  • Flexibility, adaptability
  • Pragmatism
  • Creative thinking
  • Strong initiative
  • Desire to learn and share knowledge

It would be good if you have experience in any of the following:

  • Life sciences, healthcare, chemistry, biology
  • Natural language processing
  • Security
  • Performance testing
  • Test automation
  • Agile development
  • Exploratory testing
  • Web services, applications (e.g. REST, HTTP, Fiddler)

Why Join IQVIA?

Those who join IQVIA become part of a recognized global leader still willing to challenge the status quo to improve patient care. In RWS, you will have access to the most cutting-edge technology, the largest data sets, the best analytics tools and, in our opinion, some of the finest minds in the Healthcare industry.

You can drive your career at IQVIA and choose the path that best defines your development and success. With exposure across diverse geographies, capabilities, and vast therapeutic and information and technology areas, you can seek opportunities to change and grow without boundaries.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

It's an exciting time to join and reimagine what's possible in healthcare.

Moving healthcare forward. Together.

IQVIA is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success. We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.

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