Staff Software QA Engineer ITest Engineer - SDET)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job purpose

This position will be responsible for the development, execution and maintenance of software test plans, test cases and test status reporting. This position will be conducting software testing activities on a Scrum team, and must be highly collaborative, demonstrate technical competence, and personal productivity including the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ability to lead the testing activities for projects and provide status on those activities

  • Testing of software running on safety critical medical devices and associated applications

  • Designs and reviews test plans and test cases

  • Execute and maintain test plans and test cases to verify the design meets the specified requirements

  • Identify and communicate risk throughout the software development lifecycle and works cross-functionally to mitigate risk

  • Identify and point out ambiguities in requirements

  • Generate detailed defect reports for failed tests

  • Assist Development teams with the troubleshooting of defects

  • Facilitates cross-functional defect, test plan and test case reviews

  • Provide estimates on the test effort for work items

  • Participate in program, design and document reviews

  • Adheres to department software release schedules

  • Complies with regulatory guidelines and maintain associated documentation

  • Ensures and documents traceability from requirements to tests

  • Monitor test automation results for assigned application

  • Development and maintenance of automated test scripts

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; stay current on SQA best practices; participating in professional societies

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management


Qualifications include:

  • B.S. Computer Science or other related technical discipline.

  • Equivalent experience considered in lieu of a technical degree

  • 8 – 12 years of experience testing software

  • Strong engineering competence, including the ability to learn new technical concepts quickly

  • Able to write basic SQL queries

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python or PowerShell

  • Experience working with Linux OS file system

  • Experience testing web services using tools such as Postman, SoapUI, Swagger

Working conditions

Typically the work hours required for this position are weekdays during traditional business hours.  Occasionally weekend or evening work may be require depending on project demands.

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. 

Supervisory responsibility


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ZOLL is an Equal Opportunity Employer minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity