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ThermoFisher Scientific Instrument Software Test Scientist (m/f/d) in Brno, Czech Republic

Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions


Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving sophisticated analytical challenges, growing efficiency in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

To strengthen our agile Life Science Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry team, we are looking for a motivated Software Test Scientist. If you enjoy working with a multidisciplinary, multicultural, and worldwide team, this is your job.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct testing on various software platforms to assess design and performance in support of Thermo Fisher Scientific's new product development for hardware.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish comprehensive requirements and develop test cases based on functional specifications and design documents.

  • Work closely with the test automation team to ensure a clear understanding of instrumentation and assist in automating manual tests.

  • Collaborate with development and validation teams to plan, perform, and document verification and validation activities.

  • Maintain and update test cases and bug reports in databases, including filing and tracking.

  • Conduct characterization of newly developed instrument hardware and software.


  • University degree in, Biology, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, related science, or equivalent education and work experience

  • Experience with Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry or similar separation techniques

  • Shown hands on knowledge of both LC and MS instrumentation. Comfortable discussing the components of a mass spectrometer, aspects of liquid chromatography, mass spectrometer ionization sources and their impact on design or application performance

  • Knowledge and experience in one or more of Proteomics, Lipidomics, Pharma/Biopharma, Clinical or Food & Environmental analytical industries

  • Experience with product testing to confirm specifications and product performance is beneficial

  • Experience testing software for commercial applications, preferably for instrument control software products is beneficial

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Detail oriented and self-motivated individual able to work in multi-national multi-disciplinary team

  • Programming skills in a major programming language or scripting language would be preferred

  • Knowledge of software testing techniques, test automation or testing tools like Test Complete, Selenium or similar products is an advantage

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in English

  • Ability to travel up to 20% globally

What we offer

  • Work with us and be an important part of a company developing groundbreaking technologies for analytical science customers worldwide.

  • We have modern work environment including relax zones, power yoga lectures, gym, outside playground, and massages in the building. In the company canteen there is always fresh fruit and vegetable for free

  • We have flexible working hours to better balance personal life, 25 days of vacation and 5 days of sick leave per year.

  • Option for partial home office after probation period

  • Financial benefits - annual bonus, meal allowance, pension insurance allowance.

  • Further employee benefits - mobile tariff for you and your family members for excellent price, free Multisport card, possibility of life or health insurance for better prices.

  • Specific trainings for your new role that are crafted by your manager. You don't have to worry about learning things without any support!

  • We will support you in your development and education, including language courses

  • Brand-new space room equipped with VR headset, Recording studio for videos, music or podcasts, Lego Mindstorms, 3D printer, Arduino, and many others.

Still not sure? Come and take a look!

Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us ( . A one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, tackle complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.