Abbott Senior Systems Verification Engineer in St. Paul, Minnesota

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:

St. Jude Medical is now Abbott.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Systems Verification Engineer to join our System Verification team to assist in development projects within the Electrophysiology Systems organization. The employee will bring testing and leadership expertise to the verification of the advanced mapping, recording, and ablation therapy systems. Responsibilities include requirements analysis, test design, test execution, defect issue resolution, project leadership, and support of the engineering team’s investigation of field complaints.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott: - Assist with and lead testing projects including estimation, planning, coordination, project deliverables, and directing the day to day tasks of others

  • Work independently and as a team member to plan, write, and execute test cases according to internal processes, FDA regulatory, and ISO standard procedures

  • Participate in the requirements, hazard analysis, and design reviews for new features

  • Display initiative, leadership and coaching skills including continuous quality/engineering process improvement, project leadership, and team training

  • Evaluate, recommend, and employ system tests tools to ensure system quality

  • Design new test suites for new features and functionality

  • Provide verification and validation perspective to R&D’s ongoing product development: requirements, product and test designs, defect reviews, user workflows, and field complaint investigations

  • Maintain expert status and continuing proficiency in the field of system test engineering

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success: - Bachelor of Science in engineering

  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience including system-level test development

  • Understanding of hardware-software systems, requirements leveling, and interface requirements

  • Experience working in the medical device industry or other highly regulated industry

  • Demonstrated ability to develop new methods for characterization of system performance and verification of system functionality

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable FDA regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and tasks

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

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

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

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

Your preferred qualifications and education: - Master of Science or equivalent in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering

  • Current industry knowledge of electrophysiology and/or cardiac rhythm management products

  • Experience with Labview, C++, Perl, and Python programming languages

  • Experience with automated testing

  • Experience with robotics, control systems, and/or motor controllers

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States of America > St Paul (Tech Center) > S4514 : One St Jude Medical Drive

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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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