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Senior Automation Engineer at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts





Job Description:


Sr. Automation Engineer

Careers that Change Lives

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.

Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure offers devices and therapies to treat abnormal heart rhythms, as well as cardiac diagnostic and monitoring solutions. This role will be supporting our Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices (MSC).

As a Senior Automation Engineer, you will lead the delivery of automation systems to optimize verification & firmware development activities. This role works with the engineering team to deliver verification services in accordance with the company defined quality system. Ensure that devices are tested in adherence to the applicable regulation (FDA/ISO13485) and best practices. This position is an important contact on a project with significant hands on work expectation. This position will also be expected to mentor less senior Associates and Interns.

Responsibilities include developing of automation systems to be used by design verification engineers for testing of medical devices. This position may act as an escalation contact for issues regarding project requirements, scope, schedule, progress, implementation planning and product support. Additional responsibilities include participating in project resource forecasting, project time accounting, project budget and project cost planning for provided Verification services. This position is responsible for ensuring all Verification project deliverables adhere to the appropriate FDA and EU regulatory requirements for medical devices (ISO13485, 60601-1, 60068 and 62304) and any Field Correction Orders issued are managed and resolved.

A Day in the Life


  • Interfaces with Test Developers & Software engineers to identify needs for new test systems.

  • Architects complex automated test systems and drives work through the design lifecycle: concept to validation.

  • Uses influence to encourage focus and adoption of cutting-edge automation concepts.

  • Trains and coaches Design Verification engineers on using & developing tests on automated systems.

  • Extensive experience automating manual test protocols using LabView & TestStand

  • Experience in Design Verification for Medical device

Basic Qualifications


  • BS or MS degree in Biomedical, Electrical or Computer Engineering and physical sciences

  • 4+ years of Design Verification experience on a medical device (or another highly regulated industry) with BS degree or four years of experience with MS degree


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. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.