Software Test Engineer



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023

Current Openings

Software Test Engineer

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Your opportunity

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. We have developed a ground-breaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation can cause stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

Kardium has a fantastic technical team that has developed a product with strong, unique and customer-valued differentiators versus other solutions on the market: The Globe® Pulsed Field System. We have built connections with key opinion leaders who are already using the Globe System and are helping to tell our story.

We have a unique opportunity for a Software Test Engineer who is interested in pursuing a career in the medical device industry.

What you’ll be doing

You will engage in activities such as:

  • Contribute to design, development, and implementation of software test automation
  • Execute software and systems verification and validation tests
  • Draft regulatory-facing test protocols and test reports
  • Assist in creating the verification and validation strategy for in house software and systems
  • Provide guidance to the design team to ensure that design specifications and requirements are adequately written to support verification activities
  • Become familiar with and stay current on relevant medical device software standards and regulations

What you bring to the team

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with software verification and validation testing
  • Experience with writing specifications, test protocols, and test reports
  • Keen interest in software test automation; experience using test automation tools and frameworks is an asset
  • Proficiency in C# and Java is an asset
  • Proficiency in Python or other scripting languages
  • Practical knowledge of medical device regulatory requirements and standards such as IEC 60601 and 62304 is preferred
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Positive and proactive attitude with the ability to execute tasks with an appropriate level of independence
  • Enthusiastic about seeking innovative solutions to unforeseen challenges
  • Flexibility and adaptability to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Why work at Kardium

A meaningful career working with a truly innovative technology and an ambitious team, combined with:

  • Knowing every day that you are making a difference in people’s lives by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Opportunity to extend your knowledge by interacting with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment that includes electrical and mechanical engineers, biologists, and specialists in human factors, and clinical and regulatory affairs
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive and fun colleagues with plenty of social events to encourage people connections
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

Thanks in advance for your interest in Kardium!