Test Engineer II

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 174 days ago

This job is no longer available.



JOB SUMMARY:  Brief description of what this person does, in simple direct terms

Under minimal supervision, provides design verification support for Karl Storz products to verify that they meet quality standards, including the design and execution of approved verification procedures, the execution of studies and troubleshooting in support of design engineering, and the training of other test engineers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: List the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, in order of importance and/or amount of time spent.

Design Verification Functions

  • Write design verification test plans

  • Write test procedures for the purposes of design verification

  • Run test procedures written by self and others.

  • Report test results to project leads.

  • Track issues found during testing.

  • Provide input on the design of electrical, optical, and mechanical test fixtures

    Design Engineering Support Functions

  • Review product specifications in order to ensure they are comprehensive and testable

  • With Project Engineers, devise and execute tests to assist in resolving design issues as they relate to product quality, manufacturability, reliability, efficacy, and regulatory compliance.

  • Assist with troubleshooting of product returns and issues found in the field, and recommend test procedures to verify the resolution of field issues and returns.

    Training Function

  • Train other test engineers on test procedures and DQA protocols


  • Regular attendance is an essential job function

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITES: List other important functions that are secondary duties but may be time consuming.

  • Assist Manager/Sr. Test Engineers in the evaluation of test equipment required to perform quality checks

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: What does a person in this position need to be able to do?

  • Must have strong analytical skills and good technical report writing skills.

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Familiarity with Environmental testing and equipment.

  • Desired: Familiarity with high level programming language/software such as Matlab, Lab View, or similar to assist in developing automated testing and data collection.

  • Knowledge of medical device quality system regulations and standards (eg, U.S. FDA Quality System Regulation 21CFR Part 820, ISO13485, ISO9001)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: What is the usual educational background and work experience of an individual qualified to perform this job?


  • B.Sdegree in Electronics Technology/Engineering or related field with 3-5 years experience in technical and test engineering

  • MS degree in Electronics Technology/Engineering or related field with 0-3 years experience in technical and test engineering



Medical / Dental / Vision

3 weeks vacation plus sick days



  • 401K plus company match

  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement (Up to $5,250 per year)

  • About the Company:

    As the largest privately held medical device company in the world, KARL STORZ has achieved global preeminence in endoscopes and medical imaging devices used in minimally invasive surgery. Based in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA, KARL STORZ Imaging is the center of the company’s Product Development and Innovation, responsible for the creation and development of imaging systems, electromechanical devices and technologies.