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Sr Test Engineer (Sr Controls Verification Eng.)

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 01/26/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 541399 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Top 3 things you are looking for in a candidates experience (please be specific):
  1. Software verification experience for a device or electro-mechanical system (i.e. not web-based)
  2. Robotics or control engineering background (experience with SIMULINK is a plus)
  3. Medical device or regulated industry experience


Education Required: Bachelor’s degree

Years’ Experience Required: 4 Years Minimum

As a Senior Controls 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 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.

As a senior member of the Controls Verification team, you will be a technical leader for the verification of the control software for the instrumentation’s robotic subsystem. This involves overseeing a team developing automated and manual tests to verify the sophisticated embedded real-time platform and the instrument control software for the operation of the embedded actuator and sensor hardware. In addition, the role will involve supporting the electromechanical verification of the core surgical instruments, stapling and ligature instruments with the corresponding control software.

You will:
  • Provide technical leadership for the software verification engineering verifying the functionality of feedback control loop algorithms designed and developed in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Lead a team verifying controls software for robotic manipulators and surgical instruments
  • Lead a team integrating and testing new controller designs on hardware and with the rest of the robotic platform
  • Conduct software and product hardware-in-loop testing and create model and prototypes
  • Review teammates MATLAB/Simulink models and ensure that all software meets quality standards; prepare and participate in design reviews
  • Document or participate in the documentation of the software including verification test plans and reports
  • Lead the definition and implementation of different software testing techniques to increase test coverage in both automation and manual testing.
  • Understand the technical behavior of the system, architecture, software requirements with an aptitude to identify product defects in all phases of development.
  • Lead development of solutions that have significant improvements of processes and test development with aptitude for continue improvement.
  • Work with the Project Management Office to coordinate dry runs and formal verification activities as required
  • Collaborate with technical engineering teams, mentor junior test engineers.
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