Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Cambridge, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Company Summary

Imagine if we could match patients with the treatments that prove the most effective for them . . .GNS Healthcare applies causal machine learning and simulation technology to predict which treatments will work for which patients, improving individual patient outcomes and the health of populations, while reducing the total cost of care.

Headquartered in the biotechnology center of Cambridge, MA, our technology is based on its MeasureBase™ data integration architecture and patented REFS™ (Reverse Engineering and Forward Simulation) causal inference and simulation engine. Health plans, bio-pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers, foundations, academic medical centers, and self-insured employers use GNS’ cloud-based solutions to solve pressing and costly problems including those surrounding metabolic syndrome, medication adherence, end-of-life care, preterm birth, personalized care pathways in specialty care, oncology, and diabetes, new drug target discovery, patient stratification in clinical trials, and more. GNS solutions focus on reducing adverse events, slowing disease progression, and improving therapeutic effectiveness through precision matching that maximizes impact on individual patient health outcomes while reducing wasteful spending and downstream medical costs.

Are you looking to make a difference in the world and help change the healthcare industry?  Federal mandates, increased healthcare IT adoption, and technological advances have made it possible for the healthcare industry to use advanced analytics to improve outcomes and reduce costs at the same time.  All of this is powered by data, measures, and ontologies and you will be helping us use these to deliver value for our clients.

We are looking for an exceptional Quality Assurance engineer responsible for ensuring our software products developed using C++, C#, Java, R, Python, JavaScript, and SQL technologies meet the established standards of quality including reliability, usability, and performance.


  • Acquire knowledge of Bayesian learning techniques, and how they are applied in software products.
  • Work with stakeholders to determine quality requirements of software products.
  • Work with scientists and engineers to determine analytic requirements of software products.
  • Deliberate sufficient design considerations and automation needs of testing suite.
  • Document and translate requirements to engineering tasks.
  • Automate QA tasks.
  • Mitigate risk of projects by scoping engineering tasks in transparent shippable iterations.
  • Communicate progress on commitments in scrum meetings.
  • Publish test results and communicate regressions.
  • Develop expertise in product functionalities, and document work to support internal usage by analyst and scientist.


  • Educated and practiced in software development, mathematics, research, and statistics/machine learning.
  • Possess knowledge of tools, concepts, and methodologies of QA.
  • Strong experience in scripting automation processes.
  • Strong experience with SQL, R, Python, Bash, or other scripting.
  • Experience with statistical analysis and/or machine learning.
  • Experience with web technologies that include RESTful API's and JavaScript technologies.
  • Experience with quality inspection, auditing, and testing.
  • Experience in requirements gathering, communicating with stakeholders, and converting business requirements to engineering tasks.
  • Practiced in agile philosophy.

Company Culture

Our philosophy at GNS is simple:  we cannot transform healthcare with anything less than an all-star team. We are seeking smart, driven people who are experts in their field, have track record to success and a passion for creating change. We believe that strong teams supercharge the performance of individuals, create a fun and dynamic workplace and great results for our clients and the people they serve.

We are passionate about our work and believe in the ability of our technology to change the world. Our core values of integrity, collaboration, value, diversity, and game-changing guide our behaviors with each other and our clients.

GNS offers competitive salaries, stock options, unlimited vacation, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, 401(k), and much more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

GNS Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GNS Healthcare complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


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