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Software Engineering Test Manager - Surgical Robotics

210009DG Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives
You will join a team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for developing Medtronic’s Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch, production scale-up and new product development.
Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career
The Medical Surgical Operating Unit strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.
SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.
A Day in the Life
As a Software Verification Manager working in the Seaport District of Boston, MA, you will use your broad understanding of software verification techniques for medical or other regulated systems.  You will develop strong understanding of the SW Architecture, oversee the test strategy, provide technical leadership in developing, execution and release activities of Software test in compliance with regulatory standards.
You will:
  • Demonstrate organizational talent and technical aptitude/understanding of Surgical Robotics systems and applications, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the drive to succeed in a matrix organization.
  • Define, plan, organize and coordinate V&V activities with teams across multiple sites in accordance FDA and other regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and develop software test talent within the organization and work with a cross-functional team to foster synergy in day-to-day operation
  • Lead in forecasting, effort estimation, resource & test planning, training, execution, and release activities
  • Aptitude for continuous improvement, identify and implement industry standard software test technology, methods, and tools.
  • Well versed in different test development methodologies include Agile to enables breaking barriers across the organization.
  • Oversee definition and implementation of different software testing techniques to increase test coverage.
  • Use Test Automation frameworks to standardize test automation across products and technologies.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
Nice to have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline, preferably software related (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering) with a minimum of 10 years of software verification experience, or Master’s Degree plus 7 years related experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Medical Product verification, IEC-62304 and FDA guidance.
  • Thorough understanding of creating test protocols for verifying software requirements.
  • Strong understanding of good documentation practices, various off the shelf test management systems
  • Lead and implement automation framework, test tool and automation scripts, developing mocks
  • Ability to work with QA to ensure testing meets Quality and Regulatory needs.
  • Ability to manage, track and upgrade multiple hardware and software configurations. 
  • Ability to work with Systems, Mechanical, Electrical and Software engineers when discovering, documenting, and resolving integration issues.
  • Familiarity with common programming languages such as C++, C#, and Python is preferred.
  • Experience using a tool or repository for managing test cases (GIT Stash, JIRA, JAMA etc). 
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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.  The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees 

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