Abbott Senior Systems Verification Engineer in St. Paul, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Systems Verification Engineer to join our System Verification team for 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.

  • Design test suites for new product features and functionality

  • Lead product 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

  • 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

  • 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

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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