Principal Software QA Engineer - San Diego

Location: San Diego Salary: competitive
Sector: Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation , Embedded Software , Test and Verification Type: Contract

Title: Principal software QA engineer

Location: San Diego

Duration: 12 months, renewable

My client is a leader within the medical device industry. They have an exciting open position for a principal software QA engineer with experience in software quality assurance and who is an SME in software design controls. This is a long term contract position that requires a full time presence on client site.


Education / Experience: BS with 10+ years (minimum 8 years relevant medical device experience)

Minimum 6 years as software quality engineer supporting design controls Risk Management, ISO 14971, FTA, FMEA, HACCP.

Familiarity with Hardware EE Design & Development: Design Margin, Component Derating, Creep & Clearance, In Circuit Test, IPC, IEC 61000, Design of Experiments & Reliability Analysis

ASQ CQE, CQA, CSQE and/or CRE certification.

Familiar with statistical software tools (Minitab, Stat Graphics, Statistica), Stability, HALT/HASS.

Familiar with IEC 60601, IEC80601-2-12 and product specific industry standards.

Familiar with DMAIC or DMADV(DFSS) methodologies DFSS / Lean Green Belt or Black Belt

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