Sr. Staff Software and System Test Engineer- Ultrasound

Issaquah, Washington
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Regular

Business Unit US - Ultrasound
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 156465
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location WA - Issaquah
Required Travel 5%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Healthcare Division develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.  As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.  

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Job Description
As an expert in System and Software Testing, this person will work hands-on to introduce advanced test methods & techniques, improve test design and execution, and expand ongoing automation efforts with total focus on product quality.

Lead and execute verification test projects working together with the core development team. Write test plans, develop schedule and manage test resources assigned to verification projects. In addition to verification project management, the person filling this position will also develop, release, and execute test protocols, and support the automated test effort by writing/running test scripts. As a lead of the verification effort, this person will be expected to establish and support verification process improvement efforts and mentor junior-level verification test engineers.

Own the system test plan and system verification plan and the corresponding reports.
Lead planning, monitoring and control of the testing activities and tasks during integration and verification.
Review and analyze the project requirements.
Track updated requirements in the project and modify testing plans accordingly.
Devise the test objectives, test strategies and test plans.
Lead, guide and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures and test suites.
Execute test procedure as needed.
Define Product Quality metrics and put them in place.
Coordinate manual testing and automation testing to complement each other for complete testing coverage of features and system.
Ensure proper configuration management of the testware and traceability of the tests to the requirements.
Ensure the test environment is in place before test execution and managed during test execution.
Schedule the tests for execution and monitor, measure, control and report on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
Generate regular status reports.


Test Expert with considerable experience: ability to understand the big picture and support implementation of improvements planned for the system testing group.
Ability to create multi-level plans for test group; ability to identify tasks dependencies; identify risks and propose mitigations; ability to measure testing progress and report; ability to communicate clearly and succinctly.
Communication: ability to influence and gain cross-functional recognition for test expertise
experience working with an offshore team
Ability to work in a fast-paced, global team environment with minimal supervision
Experience with medical device industry, FDA 21 CFR Design Control and the V-model a plus
Experience with MSProject, TFS and MTM a plus

Education and Experience
BS Engineering, physics or computer science (or equivalent)
10+ years in SW development or Testing SW/system products with increased responsibilities
10+ years in Ultrasound environment preferred

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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