System Test Specialist, Intermediate

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Information Technology
Employer: Synaptive Medical
Location: Toronto, ON
Posted: June 21, 2019
Ends: July 22, 2019

Job description:

The Opportunity         

Testing at Synaptive is no run of the mill testing job. Our complex systems are composed of electrical, mechanical, optical and software components. We are looking for someone who is able and willing to roll up their sleeves and overcome technical challenges. Someone eager to become a product expert, with the skills to be a shrewd investigator, a resourceful problem-solver, and a supportive team member. Someone who is able to embed themselves within a dynamic design and development team and put their creative testing skills to work.


What You’ll Do         

  • Work closely with multiple teams to ensure quality and timely product delivery
  • Take ownership of various design verification activities
  • Work closely with the development team to understand system design in order to effectively design, develop, and execute test protocols
  • Complete documentation for test protocols, results, and reports
  • Use exploratory test techniques to provide early testing feedback throughout the design and development process
  • Participate in the assessment of potential hazards and devise appropriate tests to verify mitigation of identified risks
  • Ensure traceability between test reports and system requirements
  • Assist with creating release-specific test plans and managing regression test suites that evolves as the product changes over time
  • Assist with user acceptance testing with representative users and clinical evaluators
  • Identify and develop processes to optimize the testing process at a system level; write scripts to automate and/or assist computer-based test activities
  • Accurately report and track product defects; verify bug fixes while ensuring other areas of product functionality aren’t compromised
  • Investigate customer issues as needed, to perform root cause analysis and evaluate solutions
  • Assist with the development of production/service processes (e.g. writing work instructions, deployment procedures)


What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent
  • 2+ years of professional testing experience in an engineering environment focused on new product development
  • Strong foundation in computers and technology, including power user command of Windows OS
  • Understanding of programming fundamentals for scripting purposes


It’d Be Amazing If You Had

  • Experience with robotics, optical components or optical diagnostic equipment
  • Experience with developing or testing user-facing software or software-driven
  • Experience with medical imaging technology (e.g. MRI, DICOM, PACS)
  • Experience in QA test automation
  • Knowledge of any of the following standards: IEC 60601, ISO 13485, ISO 14971s
  • Experience with the medical device product development lifecycle


About You

  • Fast learner with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Friendly and positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and self-managing
  • Ability to work in a highly technical, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to seek out additional information where sufficient input is lacking to proceed with testing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively even when presenting product issues to owners of product’s design and architecture
  • Ability to take ownership of a problem and see it through to resolution


The Fine Print

The employee may perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Synaptive Medical is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities.

We would like to thank everyone who submits a resume for these positions. Due to the volume that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Interested candidates are asked to apply by clicking this link.