Abbott Senior Systems Test Engineer in Atlanta, United States

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary: Support product development efforts as a key member of program teams by leading verification and validation tasks and engineers for a smaller program or several features on a major program.

Job Duties:

  • Reviews and analyzes input requirements from a testability standpoint for new medical devices while supporting the instrumentation/service infrastructure.

  • Performs technical planning and performance evaluation studies, conducts technology assessment activities, analyzes system integration issues, •

  • Evaluates prototypes formally and informally through structured and ad hoc testing. Test aspects of new projects or algorithms to evaluate prototypes and validate output to meet intended use requirements.

  • Develops system verification and validation plans. Develops detailed test procedures for system level testing and sub-system verification. Conducts and documents those tests.

  • Experience with Design Verification Test Method documentation and Test Method Validation

  • Ability to apply statistical analysis as related to sample sizes to be used for design verification

  • Evaluates, recommends, learns, trains about new verification and test tracing tools.

  • Identifies and resolves issues, escalating as appropriate.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

  • Provides functional management and mentorship to small team of test engineers, including technician level and software verification engineers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, a related engineering field, or equivalent, including relevant coursework and/or work experience in product development.

  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant, progressively more responsible work experience in medical product development and/or a graduate degree with relevant project experience.

  • Training and experience in verification and validation processes, methods, and tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply an expert understanding of clinical application to issues in order to bring tasks to resolution within assigned projects.

  • Experience managing and mentoring other engineers

  • Medical device industry experience preferred.

  • Advanced credential in a relevant discipline/concentration, including Biomedical Engineering, preferred.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Atlanta : 387 Technology Circle NW Suite 500

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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