Job Description :
Job Posting: (SIMNJP00069211) (SIEMENS) 

Job Title:    
Software Developer
Norwood, Massachusetts
Shift:           1st SHIFT
Contract:     09 Months

Specific Requirements
Key SW TEST Responsibilities
Performs software verification and validation activities as a part of the overall software engineering process for medical diagnostics instruments. Typical products include blood gas analyzers and urine chemistry analyzers. The primary responsibilities of the software test engineer are, as an individual and team participant, to:
• Verify through testing or inspection that the product functionality meets the software requirements and design
• Design, develop, and execute software tests to verify design meets documented requirements
• Plan and implement configuration of physical setup of equipment
• Create/track software defects in the defect tracking database and verify closure of defects
• Report passed and failed requirements to the test team lead, the project team, and the department manager
• Communicate task status to the test team lead and manager
• Interact with other test and development personnel on a project
• Manage own priorities, with support from the Test Lead
• Multitask effectively on and across projects
• Communicate effectively one on one as well as in groups
• Ability to work in the U.S. and travel to domestic and international locations
Knowledge and Skills
Must have knowledge of how software verification / validation activities integrated within a software development process.
The software test engineer required skills include:
• Experience in writing automated test scripts for embedded software systems applications
• Black-box, performance, stress and load testing, as required by the project
• Performing manual testing, and possibly automated testing, of product features
• Providing documented evidence of test execution
• Participating in risk management (project, technical, and hazard) activities
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to comprehend software design documents
• Ability to peer-review software requirements and design documents.
• Ability to create manual tests for semi-complex software modules from requirement and design documents
• Ability to create Requirements Trace documentation for tools used to verification and validation and for semi-complex software
• Ability to work effectively both alone and as part of a team
• Possesses strong writing, presentation, and general communication skills
• Ability to handle a variety of tasks and juggle multiple assignments
• Ability to create Test Plans and Test Reports for tools used in support of verification and validation
Knowledge and skill of any of the following items is a plus:
• FDA Design Control regulations and associated standards and guidances
• Microsoft Team Foundation Server scripting, particularly in the area of build automation
• Automated testing tools, such as Microsoft Coded UI
• Experience with testing medical devices
• Experience on an Agile/Scrum team
• ASTQB Certification (or the equivalent)
• Database fundamentals
• Communication protocols
• Network monitoring
• Computer system performance monitoring
• Various programming languages, such as C#, C ++, C or Visual Basic
• Communication protocols, such as LIS 3, HL7
• Chemistry
• Calculated Parameters for reported analytes
• Statistical Data Analysis
• Project management experience
• Strong organizational and administrative skills
• BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering, or 2-4 years of successful experience in a related field and the successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities, Knowledge and skills as presented above.
• An appropriate advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.

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