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Software Validation Engineer at Flex

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Description:

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:

Job Description

The Software Validation Engineer will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL, and will be responsible for providing technical and implementations support for our Enterprise Integration Systems and applications. You will also be responsible for architecting, designing, installation, and set-up of our enterprise applications.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

  • Define, design, implement Validated systems in compliance with FDA specifications and Change control

  • Prepare Standard Operating procedures for the day-to-day maintenance of the applications and underlying systems.

  • Ensure knowledge pertaining to new implementations and technologies are adequately shared with the team.

  • Ensure adequate monitoring and controls are in place to ensure the stability of the solutions.

  • Establish clear communication channels and ensure proper feedback mechanisms are in place with customers, peers and cross functional teams.

  • Ensure proper retention policies are in place to ensure systems are validated

  • Propose system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.

  • Make final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensure operations’ effective achievement of objectives.

  • Establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans and performance requirements.

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):

  • BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, OR Equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience with software validation of enterprise systems

  • Must have knowledge of IT environments and how to maintain applications

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of FDA Part 11 and Part 820 regulations

  • Outstanding Oral and Written communication skills with a high attention to detail

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Masters’ Degree preferred

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of Automation machines

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category


Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

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