Sr. Staff R&D Application Software Test Engineer in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Sr. Staff R&D Software Test Engineer located in Portage, Michigan.



Who We Want

Dedicated Achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions

Collaborative partners.  People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions

Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision

Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.

What You Will Do

As Sr. Staff R&D Software Test Engineer, you will define and execute test strategies for GUI software applications for use by Orthopaedic Surgeons to allow them to plan and perform their procedures.  In this role, you will define test strategies for C++, Qt, Linux-based user interfaces that are part of medical devices that support our computer assisted and robotic product lines. 

  • You will work as part of an R&D design engineering team to define the software test strategies for computer and robot assisted Orthopaedic product lines.
  • You will lead the software test strategy while identifying automation opportunities, tooling choices, and protocol definition. 
  • You will design and develop the software test tools, harnesses and fixtures to support collaborative troubleshooting, tracking of bugs, and test results reviews with teams.
  • You will ensure the testing aligns with documentation including the product software requirements while meeting quality standards and maintaining compliance
  • You will review and author software documents created per the quality system process documentation.
  • You will work with software tools such as Configuration Management tools (Perforce/GitHub), CI/CD tools (Jenkins), Defect Tracking tools (Jira), ALM, and traceability tools.
  • You will provide mentorship or training to engineers in software best practices as necessary.
  • You will work directly with Technical Leadership on breaking down work, scheduling, risks, and project updates.
  • You will work cross functionally with multiple technical experts and internal/external training to further develop your SW development skills and better understand the medical procedures in which your products will be used.
  • You will participate in the greater Stryker software community to continually to ensure software is designed with a test driven and quality approach.

What you need:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field is required.
  • 6+ years of software test/development experience required (preferably in a regulated industry).
  • Demonstrated experience designing software testing strategies and leading creation/execution of lower-level test scripts preferred.
  • Experience working with global cross functional teams on complex multi-disciplinary projects preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan software strategies, provide timing estimates and work collaboratively with stakeholders to deliver results preferred.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot issues and resolve through solutions preferred.
  • Experience designing automated test systems for GUI-based products preferred.
  • Software development experience in C/C++, Qt, Linux, Python preferred.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 0%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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