Senior Software Verification Engineer

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.

Senior Software Verification Engineer - St Paul (Little Canada Tech Center)

Experienced, high caliber Senior Software Verification Engineer to join our Software Verification team. Use your extensive hands on experience in requirements & data analysis, test design, test execution, defect issue resolution, project leadership, and support of the engineering team's investigation of field complaints. The Senior Software Verification Engineer will bring testing expertise to the verification and validation of Abbott Electrophysiology capital equipment systems. Responsibilities include test strategy, requirements analysis, test scripts, test data creation, test execution, defect issue resolution.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Define and implement different software testing techniques to increase test coverage.
  • Assist with and lead testing projects including estimation, planning, coordination, project deliverables, and directing the day to day tasks of others.
  • Work independently and as a team member to plan, write, and execute test cases according to Abbott practices, FDA regulatory, and ISO standard procedures.
  • Participate in the requirements, hazard analysis, and design reviews for new features.
  • Display initiative, leadership and coaching skills including continuous quality/engineering process improvement, project leadership, and team training.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and employ software tests tools to ensure software quality.
  • Design new test suites for new features and functionality.
  • 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.
  • Maintain expert status and continuing proficiency in the field of software test engineering
  • Provide technical and process leadership to project teams to plan and execute integration and verification testing in scrum environment.
  • Monitor industry trends and project retrospectives to support continuous improvement of test engineering activities such astest-drivenrequirements, traceability, continuous integration and automation.
  • Lead and contribute to strategic projects as assigned.
  • Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software problems and offers strategic advice regarding identified issues for future development.
  • Evaluates prototypes formally and informally through structured and ad hoc testing. Test aspects of new projects or algorithms to evaluate prototypes and validate output to meet intended use requirements.
  • Complies 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.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of professional product development experience or masters with 3 years of experience.
  • 2+ years of FDA regulated industry experience.
  • Experience with software development lifecycle management tools.
  • Organized, on-time, and detailed oriented and quick learner
  • Strong project management skills including project leadership.
  • Excellent documentation skills in delivering information that adds value to management's decision-making process.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Current industry knowledge of electrophysiology and/or cardiac rhythm management products.
  • Experience with C++ and Python programming languages.
  • FDA regulated industry experience.
  • Organized, on-time, and detailed project management skills including project leadership.
  • Experience with Windows and LINUX operating systems.
  • Strong technical skill set, including spreadsheet, word processing, PowerPoint and specialized applications.
  • Excellent documentation skills in delivering information that adds value to management's decision-making process.
  • Experienced in quantitative, analytical, organizational, and follow-up skills.
  • Polished communicator - written documentation and oral presentations/ discussions/ meetings.
  • Excellent reputation for building relationships across various levels of an organization.
  • Energized attitude.


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • 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

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.

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