Hardware Validation Engineer

Fortive Everett , WA 98201

Posted 3 months ago

The Validation and Verification Test Engineer will be responsible for planning and executing testing to ensure the design output adheres to the high quality and compliance requirements of Fluke Biomedical HW/SW solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop validation and verification (V&V) test strategy for each assigned product to ensure complete and robust test coverage.

  • Review and provide input for product requirements ensuring that they meet key validation criteria of complete, objective and testable.

  • Define accurate and thorough test cases traceable to product requirements specifications.

  • Identify resources needed to execute (V&V) plan.

  • Execute test plan / cases according to project schedule with execution toward quality and delivery.

  • Provide cost and schedule input for the project plan to the team.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and drive execution of ideas (continuous improvement mindset). Propose and establish new product development procedures and processes.

  • Coordinate actions with other functions to drive results to support needs of project.

  • Interface with software developers and other technical team members to review system requirements and construct effective test strategies

  • Contribute to the entire hardware/software development life cycle from initial business requirements to deployment & production support

Working Conditions and Basic

Requirements:
  • Key member of Design Engineering team creating solutions for the healthcare QA market.

  • Ability to work in cross-functional office environment. Deadlines and occasional long hours to support projects and new product timelines.

  • Problem solving through Engineering analysis

  • Continuous improvement mindset to improve processes and products

  • Willingness to take ownership and be accountable

  • Must be self-driven, highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Positive attitude with strong interpersonal and communication skills

Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent

  • 2-5 years of related validation experience

  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

  • Demonstrated history of effectively communicating with geographically dispersed teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile HW/SW development
  • SW Experience
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