Computer Software Validation Engineer

Location: Tipperary Salary:
Sector: Medical Devices Type: Contract

A world class medical device company who are dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions all over the world. This company is a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and knowledge driven product development.

Role: Computer Software Validation Engineer

Contract: 18 months daily rate

Rate: DOE

Location: Clonmel, Ireland

As the Software Validation engineer you will be responsible for developing software systems and providing software systems testing and validation in support of R&D Engineering & Manufacturing. You will also be responsible for the analysis, design, programming, debugging and modification of software applications and testing solutions. The work involved often involves analog and digital hardware and software operating systems. For this role it is important that you understand the Validation lifecycle and understand guidelines within a highly regulated environment, it's also essential that you have the ability to code and understand code and work your way around the software architecture.

The role: You will be working on software that helps manufacture medical devices that saves lives, since 2015 this company's products has helped transform over 250,000 lives. Some of their products include: Pacemakers, ICDs and defibrillators. They supply devices to customers in hospitals and health clinics in almost 100 countries.


  • You will be working with colleagues to design, develop, debug, modify, test software and systems by using current tools, analysis techniques, and technologies.
  • Designs, develops, debugs, modifies, test software programs by using C#, Labview, Visual, HMI and PLC Programming (e.g. Rslogix, WinCC etc) and other current programming languages and technologies.
  • The execution and completion of test, software, process, systems and equipment validations and revalidations in accordance with Validation Master Plans.
  • Review of validation / qualification plans, protocols, reports, amendments and other validation / qualification records across test, software, process, systems and equipment validations.
  • Documents software development and/or test development by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards.
  • Analyses, evaluates, verifies requirements, software and systems by using software engineering practices.

Your skill-set:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronics/Electrical Engineering or related field of study
  • Min of 3 years industry experience as a Software Engineer / Validation Engineer ( this can be within a regulated environment, pharmaceutical/ medical device/ oil and gas)
  • Analysing software requirements and design, testing, and change requests
  • Software integration, and black box testing methodologies
  • Understanding of the full Validation lifecycle
  • Experience with PLC tools (e.g. RSLogix,Wincc) is a plus
  • Experience with Robotics (e.g. Staubli,Adept) is a plus
  • Experience with Vision Systems (e.g. Cognex Vision Pro)is a plus

The role is based in Clonmel and is commutable from Kilkenny, Waterford, Cork and Limerick

This is an excellent opportunity to work within one of the world's leading medical device companies and work on software that really changes people's lives.

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