Senior Test Engineer - Infrastructure and Networking in San Diego, CA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Intuitive Surgical   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


11 - 15 years

Posted 29 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Primary Function of Position:

The Engineering Digital, Data Development (D3) Group designs, builds, deploys medical grade software, data infrastructure and applications to enable remote collaboration, device communications, collection and analysis of medical device machine data from thousands of systems deployed world-wide.

The ideal candidate for the position of Sr. Test Engineer – Infrastructure and Networking will have proven experience in the Networking, Product Infrastructure, Product release of software applications, networking implementations and services.

This position would be responsible for operating within fast-paced initiatives, in both Agile and Waterfall lifecycles. This position requires an individual with strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with highly technical peers, and the capability to manage work load among changing priorities, alternating between hands on validation, testing, root cause analysis and troubleshooting.

Roles and Responsibilities:

This position has responsibility and authority for:

• Ownership in design, development of test plans/protocols for functional SW verification of da Vinci system networking and security related products
• Build detailed test plans and test schedules
• Write detailed low-level test cases and test protocols
• Provide in-depth feedback to Development on requirement/specification clarity and understanding to support proper testing method development
• Act as a core team member of the software/data dev teams during product definition and design phases enforcing design aspects for test tools and automation needs.
• Assure proper root cause analysis and drive timely issue resolution of Product Issues
• Execution and support for Product Verification and Product/Data Validation
• Identify areas for product and process improvements and make recommendations
• Escalation of issues to internal engineering groups as appropriate


Skill/Job Requirements:

Competency Requirements: (Competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience. In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must have:

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline desired
• Minimum 10 years related experience
• Experience with Networking technologies/protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP , DNS, Proxy, HTTP, etc.)
• Good understanding of Security Software implementations and communication (SSL/TLS, HTTPS, PKI, Firewall, etc.)
• Good understanding of SDLC and best practices of QA and software development
• Understanding of design control and design validation
• Strong understanding of networking and security applications (Network Disturbance tools, port scanning, network robustness, packet captures, etc.)
• Experience with networking/remote access including virtual private networks, and business applications
• High-level understanding of Automation Development & Scripting (Python, batch, shell, Jenkins, etc.)
• Strong knowledge of Windows & Linux Operating systems and Virtualization
• Experience with Wireshark, JIRA, Splunk, Nagios and other packet capture and network monitoring application and tools
• Technical experience and strong command of industry trends and ability to apply those for desired outcomes
• Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills, and advanced problem-solving orientation and decision making skills. Proven ability to develop, present and justify positions to all levels within the company
• Ability to work with limited guidance in a fast paced environment
• Possess excellent time management and prioritization skills
• Troubleshooting mindset, an ability to systematically and effectively break down a system or process into subparts to identify failure mechanisms
• Experience with Medical Design Control processes is a plus
• Excellent documentation skills
• Some travel may be required

Valid Through: 2019-10-18