Staff Test Engineer


Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Staff Test Engineer to join MI/SPECT System Test Engineering team in Hoffman Estates. Candidate chosen for this role will be involved in all phases of the product development lifecycle and will collaborate with cross-functional teams, with the focus on developing system requirements, acceptance criteria, test strategies, and authoring and executing system test procedures. Furthermore, the candidate would report on the quality, maturity, and functionality of the product/documentation content to the Test Lead within the Systems Engineering System Test (SEST) department.


  • Functional area ownership.  Independently plan, coordinate, and track activities in that area of technical responsibility.
  • Participate in concept definition development and design reviews.  Identify potential technical problems or design flaws.
  • Collaborate with engineering, service, and product management stakeholders/users in defining high quality system test specifications, including test strategies.
  • Ensure testability of formal system requirements and leveling test specifications.  Track updated requirements and modify test specifications accordingly throughout projects.

•       Execute manual/automated informal and formal Verification and Validation, provide thorough and timely feedback to development team on issues.

•       Submit high-quality defects for all direct and incidental findings, support issue elaboration and investigation at Defect Handling Board when needed.

•       Report expert assessment of quality within functional area and drive regression test planning and execution.

•       Participate in the evolution/implementation of product development processes and tools.

•       Analyze customer feedback and support customer complaint investigations.

•       Interact with internal stakeholders such as support representatives, developers, technical writers, product managers, project managers, and quality assurance colleagues.

•       Mentor junior-level test engineers.

•       Maintain prototypes in the lab in a manner as they would be used in a clinical environment, including troubleshooting issues and providing resolutions.

•       Support software installation, configuration, and calibration of systems.

•       Perform preventative maintenance and part replacements on SPECT/CT systems.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Experience and Education

  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely.
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in dynamic environment.
  • Experience with the medical device industry, FDA 21 CFR Design Control and SAFe methodology, and product development lifecycle a plus.
  • Experience with TFS, Caliber, and HP ALM a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team-focused environment with minimal supervision.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics or Nuclear Medicine Technology (or equivalent).
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in the test engineering or nuclear medicine field is required.  Outstanding candidates who do not meet the experience requirement may also be considered.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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