Software Test Engineer II at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota





Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

Saving lives for us is not just a cliché but is part of our everyday DNA. Real people with debilitating conditions can now be given back active lives through the restorative therapies that we provide. Therefore, we are looking for passionate engineers who are excited about working in the software field and testing revolutionary mobile and web-based applications that directly affect and improve patient's lives.

Responsibilities would include working with the test lead and a team of talented test professionals (both local and remote) to identify, create, review, document, and formally execute manual and automated web based, android and iOS tests based on medical standards within an agile framework. Also looking for engineers who are willing to propose innovation within the test organization to ensure the highest quality of software is provided in an ever-changing environment.

Neuroscience Portfolio

The Neuroscience Portfolio group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the neurological care continuum including integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes. The software that we produce supports the following area:

Spinal Cord Stimulation: https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/healthcare-professionals/products/neurological/spinal-cord-stimulation-systems.html

Deep Brain Stimulation: https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/healthcare-professionals/therapies-procedures/neurological/deep-brain-stimulation.html

Sacral Neuromodulation : https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/healthcare-professionals/therapies-procedures/urology/sacral-neuromodulation.html

Targeted Drug Delivery: https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/healthcare-professionals/therapies-procedures/neurological/targeted-drug-delivery.html

Pelvic Health : https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/healthcare-professionals/therapies-procedures/urology/neuromodulation-therapies.html

Career growth and development is about learning and stretching yourself to grow your expertise and navigate your career. Medtronic offers award-winning programs to accelerate your development and growth. Our size, scope and market leadership give you the chance to explore career opportunities and grow as we grow.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


  • Support the creation, review, documentation, and formal execution of tests (both automated and manual) based on software requirements and documented APIs
  • Gain experience working in a regulated environment including how to write, review, and document code and tests for regulatory agencies
  • Work with test lead to successfully implement and monitor test deliveries
  • Help define tests based on requirements using the Gherkin business readable test description language
  • Develop good communication channels with all test team employees
  • Keep abreast of technical and industry trends related to software design and testing
  • Work on initiatives to drive continuously improvements in test processes and procedures
  • Provide concise, timely, and accurate status reports of all verification activities
  • Follow standards defined by the Food and Drug Administration for the medical device industry

Qualifications - External

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in a tech related field required
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

Nice to Have


  • Experience with android or iOS mobile application testing
  • Experience with commercial automated test frameworks
  • Experience with test execution frameworks (e.g., Jenkins)
  • Experience with automated scripting (e.g., Java, Python)
  • Experience leading a team of test engineers
  • Experience working with other leaders to establish project scope, duration, and resourcing
  • Experience with code repositories (e.g., GitHub, Gitlab)
  • Experience with Java or Groovy Object-Oriented development
  • Experience with BOTH mobile and web-based application testing
  • Experience with utilization of testing through device farms (e.g., Sauce Labs)
  • Broad knowledge of software test architecture and software tools for Web and mobile software applications
  • Experience with core software development
  • Experience as a quality analyst or quality specialist
  • Experience with medical device software testing (especially per IEC 62304)
  • Participation in and understanding of Agile software development
  • Experience defining XML and JSON
  • Knowledge of wireless network technologies.
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Experience with task management tools (e.g., Jira)
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
  • Understanding of cloud-based technologies (e.g., PaaS, SaaS)

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.

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefit here .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

The base salary range is applicable across the United States, excluding Puerto Rico. Base pay is based on numerous factors and may vary by job-related knowledge, skills, experience, etc. Compensation and benefits information pertains solely to candidates hired within the United States (local market compensation and benefits will apply for others).

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager, recruiter or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

DA-United States of America)





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