Interim Software QA Engineer - Leiden

Vacancy information

Publication date:January 25 2021
Employment type: Interim
Sector: Medical Devices
Function Group: IT

Functiegroepen: IT / Software Quality


For a start-up company active in the diagnostics industry, we are looking for a Software Quality Engineer on a freelance basis. This company develops innovative diagnostic systems that are able to detect diseases in the early stages. This increases the survival rates, improves healthcare, and reduces costs.


You will be responsible for building a reliable and safe software infrastructure. You will design, create, implement and maintain our testing infrastructure from start to end. You enable our ambition of testing automatic every day. Whether it’s planning and executing tests to support project features and milestones or identifying and updating bugs – you’ll be able to deliver across each project.

Next to that, you will be also responsible for the following tasks:

  • Work closely with the development team, investigate bugs and ensure we meet planning milestones
  • Identify and escalate risks
  • Guaranteeing the quality of the software
  • Proactively deliver feedback and reports to the development team and actively participate in scrum activities
  • Being a bridge between the external software team and internal stakeholders
  • Give input for acceptance criteria for upcoming features


The ideal candidate should have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Solid understanding of the Life Cycle of Software Development (SDLC), quality assurance requirements and control and release procedures for software development
  • Experience in the development of .NET/C# or similar and the stack of testing technologies and methods
  • Working according to Scrum
  • Experience with bug tracking tools and test case management tools
  • Able to understand user needs and take them into account when creating tasks and test scenarios


The organisation can offer you the following:

  • Competing hourly rate (this is flexible, will depend on experience)
  • Direct contact with directors
  • Direct start


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Joep Visser
Senior Associate | Medical Technology




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