Offers “Abbott”

17 days agoAbbott

Senior Software Verification Engineer

  • St. Paul, Canada
  • Marketing

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Senior Software Verification Engineer (Test Architect) – St Paul (Little Canada Tech Center)

Experienced, high caliber Senior Software Verification Engineer to bring testing expertise to our fast-paced Software Verification team working on Abbott Electrophysiology capital equipment systems. Use your extensive hands on experience in development of software test strategy which includes test hierarchy, test design, test levels and test methods. You will work with other engineers to continuously bridge gaps in automation, functional and testing infrastructure across products and responsible for building processes to ensure high quality software releases.  This individual will be responsible for designing, implementing and executing our test strategy and tests for a processing intensive, highly interactive complex medical system.  You will have day-to-day impact on workflow and software application associated with electrophysiology capital equipment systems.  Responsibilities include test strategy, requirements analysis, test design, test data creation, test execution, defect issue resolution, and support of the engineering team’s investigation of field complaints.

Primary Responsibilities:
 

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Define and implement different software testing techniques to increase test coverage.

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Assist with and lead testing projects including estimation, planning, coordination, project deliverables, and directing the day to day tasks of others.

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Evaluate, recommend, and employ software tests tools to ensure software quality.

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Contribute to development of solutions that have significant improvements of processes and test development.

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Demonstrate good test architecture and software testing practice.

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As a senior team member, contribute significantly to completion of various project activities, from definition, reviewing software functional requirements, test development, code reviews, and final release according to medical device development processes.

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Work independently and as a team member to plan, write, and execute test cases according to Abbott practices, FDA regulatory, and ISO standard procedures.

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Participate in the requirements, hazard analysis, and design reviews for new features.

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Design new test suites for new features and functionality.

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Provide verification and validation perspective to R&D’s ongoing product development: requirements, product and test designs, defect reviews, user workflows, and field complaint investigations.

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Maintain expert status and continuing proficiency in the field of software test engineering.

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Perform dry runs and formal Verification activities as required.

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Setup and configure Test Equipment.

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Record and close defects found during V&V activities.

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Write technical reports and lead technical reviews with cross functional stakeholders.

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Display initiative, leadership and coaching skills including continuous quality/engineering process improvement, project leadership, and team training.

Required Qualifications:

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Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline.

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6+ years of professional software test engineering experience preferably in a regulated industry.

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2+ years of FDA regulated industry experience.

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Experience with software test strategy which includes test hierarchy, test design, test levels and test methods.

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Experience with software development lifecycle management tools.

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Experience with software testing and automated testing techniques with a strong focus on quality throughout the entire software development cycle.

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Strong experience to programmatically test products, measure test coverage and drive testability and diagnostic ability into the product.

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Strong project management skills including project leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

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Current industry knowledge of electrophysiology and/or cardiac rhythm management products.

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Experience with C++ and Python programming languages.

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Extensive hands on experience in development of software test strategy which includes test hierarchy, test design, test levels and test methods for medical systems.

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Master’s Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Computer Systems, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline.

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FDA regulated industry experience.

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Organized, on-time, and detailed project management skills including project leadership.

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Experience with Windows and LINUX operating systems.

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Strong technical skill set, including spreadsheet, word processing, PowerPoint and specialized applications.

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Excellent documentation skills in delivering information that adds value to management’s decision-making process.

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Experienced in quantitative, analytical, organizational, and follow-up skills.

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Polished communicator - written documentation and oral presentations/ discussions/ meetings.

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Excellent reputation for building relationships across various levels of an organization.

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Energized attitude, proactive thinker and self-starter.

WHAT WE OFFER   

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: 

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Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance  

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Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans  

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Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

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Paid time off

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401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match 

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The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities 

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com   

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.  

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.  

     

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

     

DIVISION:

EPHF Electrophysiology & Heart Failure

        

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota > St. Paul > Tech Center : One St Jude Medical Drive

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting 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.

     
EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     
EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

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