Sr. Sw Test Engineer - Controls

East Bay, CA

Posted: 12/12/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Medical Device Job Number: JOS000007963

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and review product specifications to ensure product quality, safety, reliability, and testability.
  • Develop and document test protocols for verifying the functionality and safety of electromechanical subsystems.
  • Execute test runs, interpret test results, and identify & document encountered defects.
  • Work closely with other testers and developers to coordinate testing efforts and to resolve issues.
  • Support software engineering tooling and initiatives related to testing automation and performance testing.


  • 5+ years in a software test engineer role performing testing of embedded control software for medical devices.
  • Experience working in a regulated industry.
  • Familiarity with requirements-based testing.
  • Familiarity with ALM tools for requirements, test, and issue tracking (e.g. Helix, Rational).
  • Good working knowledge of Windows and Linux.
  • Software design skills and experience using C++ and common scripting languages (Shell / Bash, Python, etc.).
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g. Git, TFS).
  • A passion for creating robust and reliable products.
  • Good communication skills, including experience writing technical documentation.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Preferred Knowledge / Experience:

  • Experience with tools for automated testing of web applications such as Selenium.
  • Experience working in a process driven team environment.
  • Familiarity with medical device development and regulations.
  • Experience with radiation therapy systems especially desired.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field; graduate degree a plus.

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