Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
**Software Test Automation Engineer II – St Paul (Little Canada Tech Center)**
The **Software Test Automation Engineer II** will support Abbott’s **Electrophysiology (EP)** software verification team. This highly motivated and resourceful individual will work on our software test infrastructure for medical device software. The Software Test Automation Engineer will apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts to work on complex technical problems and support new and existing Infrastructure.
+ Supports implementation, enhancements, and modifications to test automation framework, automation tools, emulators, test scripts, and code using functional and scripting languages like Python, C#/C++ Develop solutions to solve extremely complex problems in test automation framework.
+ Implement new tools, techniques and processes to reduce test maintenance effort.
+ Implement dynamic solutions to increase code coverage in automation framework.
+ Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software problems and offers strategic advice regarding identified issues for future development.
+ Presents at design reviews; documents and resolves issues as directed.
+ Identifies parameters, structure, and critical test components. Writes, updates, or executes test design, cases, as well as procedures and reports results.
+ Evaluates prototypes formally and informally through structured and ad hoc testing. Test aspects of new projects or algorithms to evaluate prototypes and validate output to meet intended use requirements.
+ Identifies and resolves issues, escalating as appropriate.
+ Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
+ Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
+ Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
+ Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, a related engineering field, or equivalent, including relevant coursework and/or work experience in product development.
+ 2+ years of relevant, progressively more responsible work experience in product development and/or a graduate degree with relevant project experience.
+ Strong experience in C++, Python
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate information from varied disciplines including Clinical Engineering, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs required.
+ Advanced credential in a relevant discipline/concentration, including Biomedical Engineering.
+ Experience with visual modeling, graphical user interfaces, multi-threading, networking, relational databases, formal software development methodologies, and source code management.
+ Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
+ Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
+ Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
+ Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
+ Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
+ Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
+ Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
+ Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.
+ Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
**WHAT WE OFFER**
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
+ **Training and career development** , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
+ **Financial security** through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
+ **Student Loan Repayment Program**
+ **Health care and well-being programs** including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
+ **Paid time off**
+ **401(k)** retirement savings with a generous company match
+ **The stability of a company** with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
**_Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: _** www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)
_Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity._
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