Senior Design Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Chelmsford, MA, United States of America


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

Job Summary:

This position reports to the Manager, Design Quality Assurance (DQA) and provides validation test development, execution and results tracking for assigned projects in R&D . The Senior DQA Engineer will be a hands-on participant in his/her assigned product development projects and will conduct functional testing on all ZOLL deliverables, from stand-alone code to complete products and systems.

As an integral development team member, the Senior DQA Engineer will be an active participant in, and in some cases lead Test Plan reviews with others in R&D. He/she will provide test recommendations to others in DQA and to the development team as needed; especially to junior members of the DQA group. The Senior DQA Engineer will also be an active participant in product and subsystem requirements development ensuring that all product requirements are testable.

    Essential Functions:

    • Implementing, reviewing and creating validation/verification test cases and test plans, both for DOA and the development teams.

    • Perform all testing as assigned

    • Identifying, reporting, and following up on test failures and observed defects

    • Work with the product development teams to isolate failure modes and capture methods to reproduce product problems

    • Reviewing and creating new/enhanced product requirements to ensure that the products are testable and meet both written and implied requirements

    Skill Requirements:

    • Clear understanding of effective software test design especially as it relates to system level testing of embedded systems

    • Working knowledge of Medical Device industry standards

    • Demonstrated accomplishments in the development of software and hardware testing processes and programs

    • Working knowledge of the underlying biomedical principles and understanding of how the products are used under clinical conditions.

    • Proficient with MS/Office, demonstrated ability to learn and use software engineering tools and applications in MS Windows and Linux environments

    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

    Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

    • BS, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent, Advanced Degree Preferred.

    • 5+ years' experience testing in a system product development environment, knowledge and exposure to HW, SW and Mechanical disciplines, at least 2 years testing in the Medical Device industry

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

    ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

    ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990