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Software Verification Engineer II - Surgical Robotic Innovations

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Careers that Change Lives

Join our innovative and growing Surgical Robotics team! Medtronic is a recognized medical device leader, and our Surgical Robotics platform is a cornerstone of our growth strategy. Help us fulfill our mission to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life by bringing cutting-edge technologies to market with some of the top technical professionals in the medical device industry. Apply today!

Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career

The Surgical Robotics Group 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 Engineer 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 utilize your proficiency in developing tests, both manual and automated, on complex electro-mechanical devices under the guidance of a Technical Lead.  
 You will:
  • Design, develop and execute test procedure (automation and manual) to verify intended behavior of complex cross-functional systems or sub-systems.
  • Understand the technical behavior of the system with an aptitude to identify product defects in all phases of development.
  • Determine and create tests using approaches such as mock interfaces and failure injection to verify requirements.  
  • Be an integral part of a team launching New Product Development for surgical robotics platform.    
  • Work closely with other senior technical team members to ensure that the designs meet the overall software requirements. 
Must Have: 
Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree and 0 years of experience.
Nice to have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline, preferably software related (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering) with a minimum of 2 years of software verification experience, or Master’s degree. 
  • Experience with Medical Product verification and FDA guidance.
  • Thorough understanding of creating test protocols for verifying software requirements.
  • Ability to create test automation infrastructure, and plan for automated testing.
  • Experience in developing automation scripts such as python to facilitate testing of GUI.
  • 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 collaborate with other engineering disciplines to drive resolution of issues.
  • Experience with Agile methodology is preferred.
  • Experience in developing optimal and strategic test solutions to maximize test coverage
  • Passion for continuous improvement in process, testing techniques and test methodology
  • Strong written and verbal communication, problem solving, and analytical skills

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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