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Director Test Engineering

Northridge, CA 91325
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Director Test Engineering


Northridge, California, United States

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Dec 13, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Diabetes Operating Unit focuses on improving the lives of those within the global diabetes community. As a business, we strive to empower people with diabetes to live life on their terms by delivering innovation that truly matters and providing support in the ways they need it. Were committed to meeting people with diabetes where they are in their journey, always with an aim to make their lives easier. Our portfolio of innovative solutions are designed to provide customers greater freedom and better health, helping them achieve better glucose control, while spending less time managing their disease.

In this exciting role as Software Test Director, you will have overall responsibility for establishing formal testing processes to help the team utilize automated and simulated test frameworks to script, test, and drive improvements in the quality of our products.Youwill play a key technical leadership role for the software test organization, and you will guide the successful completion of major programs and projects whose end products will impact patients around the world.

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusive thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, business partners, and customers.

**A Day in the Life**

+ First and foremost, build and develop a strong SW test organization.

+ Provide resource planning for development programs and ensure that development programs are served with integration test efforts

+ Establish infrastructure to drive efficiency and scale-ability

+ Work on initiatives to drive continuously improvements in test processes and procedures.

+ Keep an eye on process improvement specifically looking to improve testing methodologies and procedures to assure test coverage.

+ Manage a team of experienced engineers who will exercise independence in their assignments but will look to you to provide tactical and operational leadership and coaching on performance and career development. You will be responsible for leading, directing and reviewing their work and providing feedback.

+ Use your leadership skills especially as it pertains to communicating effectively across a matrix using influence and cross-collaboration skills.

+ Provide leadership to Engineers across multiple sites, consisting of employees and contract personnel.

+ Follow standards defined by the Food and Drug Administration for the medical device industry.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

+ Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Sciences and 10+ years experience including 5+ years software engineering experience or

+ Masters Degree in Engineering or Sciences and 8+ years experience including 3+ years software engineering experience

+ 7+ years of managerial experience including experience managinga team of 50+ reports both onshore and offshore.

**Nice to Have**

+ Leading/managing software test or product development teams

+ Software testing; Verification Validation.

+ Building, developing and executing test programs.

+ Engineering documentation.

+ Testing an Embedded or Mobile Device.

+ Creating test automation frameworks.

+ Continuous Integration

+ Experience with requirements management system and defect management applications.

+ Knowledge of technology trends and domain expertise.

+ Self-motivated to strive for excellence.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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