The Daily Dongle: FlowJo is hiring: Software Quality Assurance Tester

FlowJo, LLC is growing and looking for a software QA tester to join our team. The QA tester works with engineering and field scientist teams to develop and to support software for life science analysis, and reports directly to the Engineering Project Manager. We are looking for applicants passionate about science and helping researchers around the world streamline their single cell data analysis and who would like to join a dynamic team of scientists and engineers who direct and support our product development efforts. We are looking for a diligent, organized, motivated individual to join our team. If you consider yourself an outlier and would jump at the chance to develop the next generation of single cell research tools, please contact us. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the U.S.


Develop & execute test plans across multiple subsystems within our applications, and collaborate in testing requirements definition.

Understand how our applications operate, are structured, and how customers use them.

Provide engineering support (when necessary) to our technical support staff when they are building, deploying, configuring and supporting systems for customers.

Participate with the engineering teams to develop automated testing plans and to define testing criteria.

Write detailed documentation of testing process, defects and areas for improvement, and user-facing application documentation.

Other duties from time to time as determined by management.


Team player

Constructively skeptical

Flexible both in job role and problem solving

High level of organizational skills and extreme diligence

Keen interest in technology and its application to specific research trends


Familiarity with Windows, OSX and Linux environments

Great communication and analytical skills, including the ability to discuss technical issues patiently and comfortably with users at all levels

Impeccable organizational and writing skills

Highly Detail-oriented


Experience in testing software

1+ years Strong understanding of core Java (generics, multithreading, collections, event-driven architecture)

Experience with issue tracking systems (Trac)

Automated, Ad Hoc and unit testing experience



Full-time, on-site, salaried position.

Medical, dental, and vision benefits as well as paid vacation & sick leave.

On site workout area, CSA & other benefits.

Location: Ashland, OR

For more information, please send a cover letter and resume to Cindy Tyran, PhD ctyran [at] flowjo [dot] com.