Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
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Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
This position is hands on and primarily responsible for testing software, firmware and hardware for capital equipment and medical devices. This is a critical position within the R&D team providing system level integration test support for the design, development, and continuous improvement of medical device products, specifically, mobile CT scanners and robotic devices.
The Sr. Test Engineer will help ensure that software/firmware project and process control documentation are compliant with established procedures. You will be responsible for performing various software verification and validation activities whose main purpose is to facilitate continuous improvement for both existing products and processes, and to support new product/process development activities. You will be responsible for ensuring system level integration test needs are developed and executed in accordance to the QMS requirements as well as assisting the team lead in setting priorities, ensuring resource availability and stakeholder alignment.
These activities include design verification and validation, design control & documentation, hands-on software/firmware, and system level testing. This role will also serve as the key liaison to the Robotics development team for all testing needs and deliverables.
Who do we need:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in both group and individual problem-solving situations.
Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
Technical Skills - Assess own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Communication - Develops a working relationship with the software development team, design team, project managers, and other relevant parties; works well in a team
Self-motivated - Effectively commits self to achieving and takes advantage of opportunities
What you will do:
Essential duties & responsibilities:
Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression) to detect and track software/hardware defects, inconsistencies, and performance issues
Help enhance current testing processes and procedures to ensure a streamlined process, automate processes where possible using automated tools.
Conduct software/firmware compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments.
Identify, analyze, and report problems with program function, output, online screen, or content, and test system modifications to prepare for implementation.
Maintain meticulous test logs, tracking issues associated with system performance, and communicating with the concerned team members.
Ensure that each stage of the test plans is executed, and that proper signoff is received upon completion of the test plan.
Develop accurate reports and documenting test results for various stakeholders and for inclusion in the Design History File.
Review product requirements for traceability, risk remediation and testability.
Review verification and validation deliverables for compliance with regulatory requirements
Review software/firmware documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.
Provides feedback and recommendations on specific features and designs to developers on software/firmware usability and functionality and participate in formal and informal reviews to determine quality.
Provides alignment with development team and may assist SW Test technicians in their daily activities
Workload permitting, support image quality testing, and other functions in need of test support for Sustaining Engineering and Development programs
What you need:
Education & special trainings:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math or a related field from a four-year college or university; or equivalent
3+ years of software test experience
Experience in a regulated industry, with heavy preference to candidates with medical background
Working knowledge in Microsoft and Jira is preferred
Physical & mental requirements:
Able to effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities in fast-paced environment.
Able to learn and absorb product knowledge quickly and efficiently
Able to communicate effectively via phone and email.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK