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Abbott Software Tester 1 onsite Charlottesville VA in Charlottesville, Virginia

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA currently has an opportunity for a SOFTWARE TESTER 1. This role will participate in feature definition, requirement verification, and testing methodologies as part of a dynamic Agile team. This individual will contribute as part of team to promote a culture of quality to resolve product issues before field release. The ideal candidate will value culture as much as technical skill.


  • Proactively gain proficiency as an expert user of team’s software products to understand users’ experience and quality expectations

  • Interact with medical devices in the execution of manual tests

  • Translate feature requirements into testable user stories

  • Adhere to regulatory standards associated with verification of medical systems

  • Support investigation of reported field issues to identify root cause



  • Demonstrated ability as a self-learner

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree with relevant experience

  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience


  • ASTQB certification

  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle

  • Capable crafting relational database scripts (SQL or equivalent)

  • Familiarity with software version control (Git or equivalent)

  • Experience with platform virtualization environments (ex. Azure or VMware)

  • Capable with XML, JSON, HTML, and CSS

  • Experience utilizing Agile development tools for project management and bug tracking (ex. TFS, Jira, or Rally)

  • Background with healthcare industry and associated technologies (ex. HL7 communication)


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com