Philips System Test Engineering 3 in Rancho Cordova, California

This role focuses on HW/SW integration

We welcome you to join Volcano, a Philips Company as a Systems Test Engineer in our Rancho Cordova, CA location.

In this role, you have the opportunity to work with a cutting edge product line - IGT Devices is part of the Philips Image Guided Therapy (IGT) at https://intranet.philips.com/Pages/Image-Guided-Therapy.aspx business group.

You are responsible for

  • Lead software and system testing activities

  • Create test plans and test strategies for multiple concurrent projects

  • Implement and monitor structured system testing (manual and automated) strategies/methodologies

  • Lead the System Requirement, sub-system requirement and software requirements review effort to ensure that requirements are actionable, measurable and testable

  • Work with development leads to employ iterative development test strategies and tactics on assigned projects and ensure full execution of the strategy.

  • Provide effort estimates. Identify common trends on planned estimated effort hours vs actual hours.

  • Create, review and optimize test design, reusable test cases and test procedures to ensure complete functional and non-functional test coverage for multiple projects concurrently

  • Build reusable test case framework to support positive, negative and boundary testing and avoid redundant test case development

  • Work closely with automation architect to develop functional automation infrastructure and automation framework

  • Ensure all supported hardware environments and catheters are tested in a production-like environment for formal verification and subject to strict change control

  • Provide training and guidance in an effort to minimize procedure errors and that may result into corrections and deviations.

  • Create defects trends analysis to recognize the weaken areas of code

  • Define and measure key progress indicators on requirement coverage, test case effectiveness, Test execution and defect identification and closure

  • Interface with cross functional teams. Provide timely communications on significant issues or risks identified in traceability matrix

  • Analyze available data and identify trends and track actual testing progress against the plan and ultimately provide visibility into release readiness and release quality

  • Create Final verification reports

  • Mentor and guide junior test engineers/ technicians and lead continuous improvement programs

You are a part of

Our solutions combine navigational tools such as catheters and guide wires with advanced software to help confirm the optimal treatment at the point of care: measurement technology, procedure-specific application support and on-board imaging and monitoring with improved anatomical and functional information to optimize therapy delivery.​​ The IGT Devices organization consists of three segments: Coronary, Peripheral Vascular and Electrophysiology.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related Engineering field. Master’s degree is preferred

  • Minimum Eight (8) years formal system test experience

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrate organizational and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional, regulated environment

  • Knowledge of software quality engineering and testing methods at all levels (unit, integration, system, V&V, acceptance) applied within the software development lifecycle

  • Applies advanced technical experience and has full knowledge of other related disciplines (Multi-discipline, multi-domain)

  • Test automation experience is desired

  • Self-motivated

  • Team player

  • Previous SW development experience in C/C#/C++ is preferred

  • Previous work experience on medical device in FDA regulated industry is a plus

In return, we offer you

We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips – working cross functionally with R & D, on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people’s lives every day.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video

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