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Software / Hardware R&D Test Engineer

San Francisco, California

Job ID: 1948 Industry: Engineering / Product Dev

Software/Hardware Test Engineer to contribute to programs by designing and executing test procedures during development and maintenance phase of the projects.  These tests will involve hardware validation and performance tests, software validation and verification per software V&V documentation, system and component level life testing and other R&D activities.


Duties include:

  • Designing and conducting engineering tests and detailed experimental testing to collect design data or assist in research work
  • Performance of operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment
  • Diagnosis of field failure units involving detailed measurements and dissemination of findings
  • Diagnosis of field failure units involving detailed measurements and dissemination of findings
  • Contribute to Software and Hardware Validation and Verification documents
  • Perform and/or supervise software Validation and Verification testing activities
  • Develop usability and user interface preference tests
  • Work with Sustaining Engineering Group providing support for testing of existing devices
  • Assure compliance with all applicable safety standards using appropriate design and testing methodologies
  • Work closely with a group of embedded software engineers on system testability implementation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education / Training:

  • BSEE/ BSCS/comparable degree or equivalent experience.
  • Five-plus years of professional experience in the industry
  • Three-plus years of experience in software QA/testing
  • Ability to read complex electronics schematics
  • Ability to read C language source code
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Other Requirements: 

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in testing embedded software systems
  • Experience with embedded medical devices
  • Competence with operating of test equipment and software such as Spectra-Photometers, beam profilers, IR cameras, power meters and data loggers
  • Previous experience with laser development and testing highly desirable
  • Previous experience with Lab View programming and Python
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and independent thinker.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced/demanding environment.
  • Problem solver, ability to prioritize and/or multi-task
  • Collaborative team member 

Base / Total Comp:  Extremely competitive
Travel:  Minimal
Direct reports:  High-level individual contributor
Years of experience:  6++
Degree:  Bachelors + Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
Location:  California

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may have been abbreviated or maximized for online or mobile viewing. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

"validation and verification ", R&D , QA/testing, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lab View, Python, IR

Arshad Alam

Arshad is a seasoned recruiter in the healthcare space with over 15 years of experience in promoting career growth for healthcare professionals. He has played a critical role in the launch of several startup companies. He is known for versatility and leadership; expert in overseeing high-level priorities and a broad range of responsibilities.

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