Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

Software Quality Engineer

  • Westford, 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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



Working at Abbott

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 Westford, MA currently has an opportunity for a Software Quality Engineer .

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Temecula, CA location in the Abbott Vascular Division.  Our medical devices help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.  Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease.


·  Lead, execute and support on-time completion of Quality Engineering deliverables from product concept through commercialization, including but not limited to risk management activities (RMF, FMEA, Cybersecurity Risk Assessment)
·  Support on-time execution of Quality Plans
·  Guide development and documentation of standard operating procedures, specifications and test procedures
·  Support product recertifications
·  CAPA management – including (but not limited to) performing thorough investigations with detailed root-cause analyses with established methods (Fishbone, 5 Why), implementing corrections, corrective actions, creating and monitoring effectiveness criteria.
·  Work within Agile software development lifecycle framework
·  Support usability and human factors engineering reviews
·  Coach and mentor team members on best practices in design quality, and overall product lifecycle testing/quality engineering to establish product and system reliability. Accent on agile testing and automated testing practices
·  Participate in reviews for System and Software requirements, Software and Firmware design, and code inspection
·  Review and approve test methods, protocols and test results provided by another functional group.
·  Support activities related to software change management and overall change management
·  Bring forth ideas supporting continuous improvement and implement quality initiatives that measurably enhance medical device software and cybersecurity lifecycle activities
·  Support all activities, as needed by the business within the software development lifecycle.
·  Ensure DHF content completion, integrity, and regulatory & standards compliance; collaboratively communicating & resolving gaps
·  Support internal & external audit and related responses
·  Support the establishment of objective, measurable and verifiable customer and product requirements
·  Complete document Change Request reviews in a timely and objective manner
·  Additional duties may be identified by functional management based on the current project/business objectives.
·  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. Maintain positive, cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
·  Perform other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.


·  Bachelor level degree in Computer science, biomedical engineering, software engineering or a closely related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
·  Minimum of 2-5+ years of combined experience in software design quality, cybersecurity design quality
·  Experience ensuring automation frameworks and scripts meet design control requirements
·  Experience with software configuration, and issue tracking tools and requirements tools such as Jira and Jama
·  Experience as team-member/lead in Agile SDLC projects/programs
·  Deep knowledge of various types of SDLC’s (V-Model, Iterative, Agile/Scrum, etc.)
·  Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-site business unit model
·  Working knowledge of GMP, 21 CFR part 820, IEC 62304, ISO 14971, and ISO 13485
·  Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
·  Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
·  Ability to work in a lab, and hands-on experience with medical device development
·  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
·  Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines in timely manner
·  Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
·  Master’s level degree preferred
·  ASQ CSQE and ISTQB certifications desired
·  Experience working with test management tools such TestComplete, desired
·  Experience in code review/static analysis tool(s) to aide code review such as Coverity, desired
·  Programming experience in C/C#/Visual Studio/Java, Scripting Language such as Python, Ruby, Perl, desired
·  Clinical/Hospital experience desired
·  Experience in software testing and verification/validation, including lead experience, desired


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

·  A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
·  Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
·  Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
·  Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
·  Paid time off
·  401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
·  The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Apply Now

* 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
$57,300.00 – $114,700.00

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



Operations Quality



AVD Vascular



United States > Massachusetts > Westford : 4 Robbins Road








Yes, 10 % of the Time






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)

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

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