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3M Advanced Software Quality Engineer* in Maplewood, Minnesota

Job Description:

Advanced Software Quality Engineer

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“At 3M, we excel by combining our talents while leveraging creative and curious minds. This is most impactful when we center our objective at improving the customer experience. It’s a privilege to work for such a great company, with amazing people, and leadership that cultivates a growth-mindset.” – Eric Hammes, executive vice president of Enterprise Operations at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

The person hired for this position will be responsible for providing quality leadership and support for the 3M Food Safety software and integrated hardware for both commercialized product and new products in development. This position will report to the Food Safety Quality Manager.

As an Advanced Software Quality Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Reviewing and advising team on verification plans and data to ensure the product has been adequately tested including unit, functional and system verification.

  • Reviewing and advising team on requirements, design specifications, and design documents to ensure that they are comprehensive and actionable.

  • Providing technical guidance and training to internal and external customers regarding software applications.

  • Responding to and document issues, change requests and bugs in approved issue tracking tool.

  • Working with team to optimize the 3M Food Safety software quality processes and tools.

  • Representing the Food Safety Department in 3M Corporate initiatives, design and technology projects.

Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • One (1) year experience in testing, troubleshooting and supporting software applications containing an interface with hardware within a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelor’s or higher in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years software application testing including white box, black box, automated, unit, functional and systems testing

  • Understanding of Windows 7,8/8.1 and 10, servers (Windows 2008 & 2012), networking and software components to include Internet Information Service manager (IIS), SQL Database Server, Mobile Technologies and NET Framework

  • Waterfall/Agile software development process experience

  • Experience with AzureDevops

  • Hands-on experience on testing of web application, desk top app, Android OS that integrated with hardware

  • Two (2) years of Lean Six Sigma experience

  • Significant experience in successfully leading projects

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and manage priorities accordingly

  • Demonstrated experience to analyze problems, diagnose root cause, and apply corrective actions

  • Familiarity with ISO quality requirements and documentation

  • Demonstrated organization and communication skills, written and oral

  • Ability to multi-task and detail oriented

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to write clear, concise, and well thought-out technical documentation

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Assistance: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws. U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens. To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s). The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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