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Senior Software Test Engineer

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Sr. Software Engineer – Patient Care Software


Careers That Change Lives


The Restorative Therapies Group (RTG) Patient Care Software team is one of the most cutting edge groups within Medtronic, defining and executing on technology and architectural strategy using skills that span a variety of domains including Mobile Apps (Android), Cloud, Big Data Analytics, Web Services, 3D/2D visualization, machine learning, and interfacing with embedded software for management and control of interconnected medical devices.


This position is responsible for testing and formally verifying the next generation of RTG software products using both automated (Java) and manual methods. The activities will encompass all facets and phases of software engineering, meeting all regulatory standards, to realize complex, innovative, high reliability systems that improve the quality of life of people around the world.


As a Sr. Software Engineer within the testing organization, you will be working with a motivated, diverse, and knowledgeable development team to deliver world-class product.  You will also be a test team leader driving excellence for the next generation of neuromodulation medical software solutions.


This role requires the ability to understand moderately complex technologies, coupled with the technical skills to transpose both into exceptional products that delight users. This is a highly trusted position that requires an individual to think independently, be decisive, and need minimum supervision.



A Day in the Life


·       Lead a team of software test engineers through the creation of test procedures (Gherkin) and the design and development of automated software in an agile environment.

·       Provide leadership to a teams of software test engineers in multiple sites, consisting of full-time employees and contract personnel.

·       Support the documentation for all aspects of the test verification processes for products under development, incorporating the highest quality standards.

·       Help define and drive continuous testing process improvement activities combining cost effectiveness with measurable productivity gains.

·       Meet all project milestones and deliverables, as required by the project leadership.

·       Manage test data and verification evidence gathering.

·       Coordinate the software test activities with all other engineering disciplines, including project management and software quality.

·       Provide concise, timely, and accurate reports and status of all test activities.

·       Provide training and mentoring as necessary.

·       Provide guidance and best-practice techniques to meet all regulatory compliance requirements.

·       Keep abreast of technical and industry trends related to software testing.

Must Have Minimum Requirements

You will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Software Engineering or Computer Engineering with 4+ years software development and/or software test experience or an advanced degree and 2+ years of software development and/or software test experience


Nice to Have

·       3+ years of experience with Java or Groovy development (can include test automation).

·       Experience leading software test teams of 5+ engineers.

·       Experience developing test procedures using Gherkin syntax.

·       Use of automated test frameworks (e.g. Eggplant, Test Complete, Katalon)

·       Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Broad knowledge of software test architecture and software tools for Web and mobile software applications.

·       Experience in an Agile based software development environment.

·       Experience in web-based application testing (e.g. cloud).

·       Experience with mobile-based application testing (android/iOS for phone/tablet).

·       Experience with XML and JSON.

·       Knowledge of wireless network technologies.

·       Experience with testing computer graphics, and 3D/2D model visualizations.

·       Experience with configuration management tools and best practices (GIT, SVN, etc.).

·       Good understanding of Continuous Integration environments (e.g. Jenkins)

·       Understanding of basic task management tools (e.g. Jira, Rally, etc.).

·       Ability to generate concise and timely report, including project metrics.

·       Understanding of cloud-based technologies (PaaS/SaaS/Storage)

·       Experience with medical device regulations and requirements for designing and testing of medical devices.

·       Experience enforcing code review practices.

·       Experience with Microsoft Technologies (MS Project, MS Project Server, SharePoint, Office)

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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