Software Test Engineer

Position Summary

Involved in the testing of our complex medical device software.  Projects include system control software, user interface software, and imaging software.  You will be testing embedded control software written in C running on a microcontroller as well as software written in C++ and Python running in a Linux environment.  Testing activities include development of unit, integration, and system test protocols and execution of those protocols.

Primary Responsibilities
  1. Development of test designs, test procedures, test cases and test code.
  2. Execution of test cases and maintaining a log of results.
  3. Participating in software requirement, design and code reviews.
  4. Entering issues identified by testing into the software issue tracking system.
Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formula, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Education/ Certifications

Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical engineering, or equivalent 

Work Experience
  1. 3+ years of experience in C/C++ software development
  2. Experience with formal software development processes
  3. Verification and validation experience
  4. Code documentation
  5. Experience with developing and executing test protocols 
Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have experience in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities
  1. Meeting deadlines.
  2. Good communication skills.
  3. Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  4. Knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  5. Experience in C/C++.
  6. Python knowledge is a plus.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. They also occasionally move objects weighing up to 20 lbs., and sometimes, but rarely, up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to see color.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate.  

Travel

None

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