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QA Engineer - Pittsburgh, PA

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Position : QA Engineer 

Location : Pittsburgh PA

Duration : 4 months contract with possible extension.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned.) 
• Review product design requirements and software requirements to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable. 
• Design, develop, and execute test protocols for functional SW verification for intricate robotic surgical systems. 
• Create test tools that facilitate data gathering, post processing and test method execution.
• Log issues found within the issue tracking system; work with software and cross-functional teams to debug. 
• Support manufacturing by verifying fixture software or any software used during production. 
• Design new ways that satisfy business needs (improve product quality, improve test efficiency to shorten timelines and reduce costs) 
• Develop tests and scripts that automate the testing process at a system level and unit level 
• Analyze test data, identify non-conformance trends, generate concise executive summaries, and recommend design improvements 
• Contribute to the strategy for reliability assessment and verification of robotic surgical systems and instruments 

The following experiences are required 

• 5+ years of experience in software quality engineering 
• Working well in a collaborative, fast paced, multidisciplinary environment, and thriving under the pressure of doing something meaningful and needed. 
• Applying a troubleshooting mind set, an ability to systematically and effectively break down a system or process into subparts to identify failure mechanisms 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 
• Knowledge of C,C++, OS: Linux, windows strongly preferred 
• Strong experience in testing various aspects of medical device from functional, regression and integration standpoint 
• Experience working with commercial test automation tools 
• Experience with Git, defect tracking tools (e.g. Bugzilla) and continuous improvement methodologies 
• Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related fields preferred, or commensurate experience. 

The following experiences are preferred 

• Significant experience with V&V for medical devices 
• Practical experience with 3D Geometry and Kinematics 
• Experience with complex embedded systems/robotics and real time operating systems, and/or experience with Linux and QNX is a plus. 
• Experience with software development for robotics, electromechanical systems, motion control 
• Experience with Matlab or Octave 
• Experience with CAD or other Modelling tools 
• Experience with GUI development 
• Experience as SQA lead for a commercial product 
• Experience with ISO 13485 and IEC 62304, and familiarity with FDA GMP. 
• Demonstrated ability to increase product testability 
• Demonstrated experienced in building test automation frameworks from scratch 
• Experience testing robotic systems 
• Experience testing hardware devices, especially in mechanical or robotic systems 
• Experience in medical device verification and validation, and requirements for regulatory approval 
• An in-depth knowledge of failure mode root cause analysis and standard statistical techniques

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Pittsburgh, PA
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Posted Date:11/6/2018



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Job Title: QA Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Temp Position

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Posted Date: 11/6/2018

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