Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.
The Software Quality Control Engineer will contribute to the full life cycle of software products for a growing Medical Device company. This position is responsible for ensuring all Quality requirements and regulations are met, while ensuring that each software application meets the agreed upon design requirements and specifications. The Software Quality Engineer must ensure the application is high-quality, fully-functional, and meets the needs of the End User. Good leadership and communication skills are required for team collaboration, testing scenario feedback, and time management. This position will also be responsible for the improvement and management of the SDLC.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Ensure the quality of software and adherence to design requirements and specifications prior to release • Define the test approach and scope for assigned projects implementing proven Quality best practices • Assist in the development and maintenance of accurate and thorough test plans and test cases conducting reviews as needed • Work alongside the development teams to ensure continual unit and integration testing improvements and enhancements • Peer review test plans and test cases verifying accuracy and sufficient coverage • Identify, mitigate, and drive product issues and risks to resolution • Identify opportunities for process, tools and test methodology improvements and drive those from concept to implementation • Create realistic Quality Control level of effort estimates for project planning • Effectively collaborate with Business Analysts and Software Engineers to define user needs and acceptance criteria, and deliverables • Analyze user needs, requirements & design specifications and validate their testability • Identify areas for improvements, implement process improvements and ensure long term compliance • Enforce all Quality Assurance Processes and Procedures • Meet deadlines for assigned tasks and scheduled deliverables • Recommend test tools to Quality Control Manager as needed
• Will serve in a leadership and mentor capacity • Other special projects as needed
Expected Areas of Competence
• Extensive knowledge of the different types of testing such as White/Black-box, unit, functional, regression, integration, performance and acceptance • Good understanding of testing methodology and software development lifecycle • Highly motivated self-starter with strong attention to detail and proven ability to prioritize and scope work • Excellent logic, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Flexibility to handle demands of a rapidly growing and changing workplace • Adequate discipline and professionalism to work diligently within published FDA device regulatory guidelines and rigorously follow internal Standard Operating Procedures, including documentation of the testing procedures carried out for all software produced General wide breadth of knowledge of the different Microsoft Office
• S. in computer science or engineering or an alternative Bachelor’s degree program with certification as a quality engineer (e.g. CQE). • 5-7 years experience in a software development, validation, or quality role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Up to 15%
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and might not necessarily comprise all of the essential functions for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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