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Systems Test Leader

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 3:01:35 PM
  • 2757639
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Ultrasound
Location(s): United States ; California; Sunnyvale


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Systems Test Leader has design responsibility to deliver customer workflow, feature functionality, product quality, reliability, serviceability, manufacturability, regulatory, compliance & cost. Activities include requirements development, traceability and flow down, CTQ identification and flowdown, managing integration schedules, completing FMEAs, developing/executing/managing System test procedures, managing customer sites and providing support to manufacturing and field issues.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Providing domain expertise to serve as the main integrator between the hardware and software functions to deliver the best high quality product.
• Working across functions and team boundaries to define, design, and implement technology solutions on NPI programs.
• Working with customers, Marketing and field personnel to refine requirements which can be refined by the engineering teams.
• Developing methods to quantify subsystem interactions and their effects on image quality.
• Delivering and incorporating feedback results into new hardware, software and service specifications.
• Drive system and subsystem assessments and predictions during design.
• Make design recommendations to improve reliability and resolve conflicting requirements.
• Implement reliability growth and/or qualification tests to validate predictions.
• Review necessary support documentation and maintain documentation for each test in an organized fashion ensuring proper coverage to the requirements.
• Offers suggestions to refine and automate test procedures; Prioritize and schedule testing.
• Perform basic trouble shooting encompassing multiple variables and unknowns to achieve root cause analysis and problem resolution.
• Conduct experiments and diagnostic tests, as required to draw conclusions.
• Leverages knowledge in advanced aspects of technical/functional areas and applies technical theory and practical experience with input from relevant functional areas to solve complex problems
• Works independently and possesses a level of functional expertise necessary to influence and execute technical and project delivery execution.
• Works with patient/customers and/or program leadership to ensure that the project deliverables are consistent with the goals of larger programs or initiatives.
• Supports mentoring of junior technical talent.
• Accountable for implementing and teaching engineering standards.
• Owns the technologies that support competitive technical differentiation.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or closely related engineering discipline.
• 5+ years experience in a medical device or healthcare related field.
• Proven ability to develop timely and effective solutions for challenging design problems.
• Demonstrated problem-solving techniques.
• Demonstrated ability to make recommendations to technical and program leadership to improve the product, process or technology.
• Effective communication skills and boundary less behavior—ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
• Proficient in the use of software tools for analysis and simulation (MATLAB, etc).
• Demonstrated ability to pursue tasks to completion.
• Exposure to HW/SW/Systems design, and technical depth in one or more engineering disciplines. (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, etc)

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must submit application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or www.gecareers.com (external candidates) to be considered for this position.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to drug testing, verification of previous employment, criminal history and educational background.
• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
• Must be willing to work out of an office in Sunnyvale, CA.
• Must be willing to travel 10% as applicable.

Desired Characteristics:
• Master’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or other closely related fields.
• 7-10 years experience in a medical device or healthcare related field.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Self-starter, energizing, results oriented and able to multi-task.
• Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation.
• Six sigma certified green belt or black belt.

Locations: United States ; California; Sunnyvale

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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