Senior Manager, Systems Test Engineering
Job Description SummaryAre you looking to use your engineering expertise in a purpose-driven role? At STEMCELL Technologies, Canada’s largest biotechnology company, your work will have a direct and positive impact on advancing scientific research in fields such as cancer, immunology, and tissue engineering. As a Senior Manager, Systems Test Engineering you will be responsible for defining and leading prioritized projects, planning and overseeing all systems testing work and adjusting resource allocation as needed. You will work alongside engineers and scientists from a variety of backgrounds to ensure all product milestones are achieved and all regulatory requirements are met. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a creative, multidisciplinary team and deliver innovative solutions for the biotech industry!
Duties and Responsibilities
Defines and leads the achievement of annual goals with a 1-2 year strategic time horizon for the team
Oversees all systems testing work, adjusting resource allocation and priorities as needed
Acts as a subject matter expert for the team, especially with complex and uncommon testing-related challenges for software and electromechanical products
Evaluates and approves significant improvements to testing methods and processes in response to newly implemented or revised policies impacting various teams
Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure requirement and test case traceability, implement audit trails and data backup strategies while also ensuring the integrity of critical test data including consideration of immutability measures
Knowledge and Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor's degree with 12+ years of relevant experience or Master's with 10+ years of experience or PhD with 7+ years of experience
Proficient experience of leading and managing teams within a complex interdisciplinary environment
Ability to communicate across departments with clear vision, strategy and goals
Minimum of 7 years of systems testing experience
Prior medical device and / or high technology instrumentation experience will be considered an asset
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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine, and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, STEMCELL is proud to be the largest biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
The annual base salary for this job ranges from:$115,120.00 - $172,700.00
STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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