Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

Engineer II, Test Development

  • Sylmar, USA
  • IT development

Job description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

Our location in Sylmar, CA, currently has an opportunity for a Test Development Engineer II .   

Test Development Engineer II designs and develops non-product software and hardware to test new products. Investigates and resolves production problems involving test equipment software and hardware. Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Exercises technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing, coordinating and/or directing engineering work. Performs engineering studies. Remains abreast of and consults on technical advancements. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.


Develop hardware interfaces, including test points within design, and develops software to test design using Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) testers.

Assist others in the design and development of interface hardware, probes, fixtures and circuit boards to test silicon wafers and medical devices.

Maintain existing software. Install changes as necessary to provide testing for updates to existing product designs.

Update all documentation to support changes.

Generate project plans and software and hardware documents relative to the resolution of problems and/or the implementation of new test software.

Identify and resolve discrepancies between new design test requirements and test system capabilities using hardware or software designs.

Write test plans and conducts design verification testing of hardware.

Coordinate transfer of device and test software into production and provides follow-up support to facilitate resolution of problems.

Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical engineering or related engineering field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Minimum 3 years in electrical test or test equipment design/development, as well as experience in mixed signal automatic testing.

Basic familiarity with "C/ C++" and “C#” programming or similar programming languages. Particularly, the ability to code procedural test methods using Python, within a larger software framework.

Broad familiarity or experience with mixed signal (analog/digital).

An interest in open-ended, cross-functional technical investigations across manufacturing, product design, and failure analysis.

Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.


Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model.

Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) systems; expertise in one or more relevant specialties.

Experience with Unix operating system.

Experience with testing integrated circuit and wafers in the medical product.

Experience working with Verilog.


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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is
$65,900.00 – $131,900.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Product Development



CRM Cardiac Rhythm Management



United States > Sylmar : 13150 Telfair Avenue








Yes, 5 % of the Time



Not Applicable



Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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