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Engineer I, Test Development
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St. Jude Medical | Sylmar, CA
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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Engineer I, Test Development; performs entry-level activities to design and develop new software and hardware to test new products. Investigates and resolves production problems involving test equipment software and hardware. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective and cost-efficient business practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness. Promotes the process of continuous quality improvement and risk management and coordinates solutions for technical and project issues. Exercises independent judgment in planning and organizing work; monitors performance and reports status. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes.

Each employee can make a difference at St. Jude Medical and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on St. Jude Medical:

Develops hardware interfaces, including test points within design, and develops software to test design using Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) testers. Designs and develops interface hardware, probes, fixtures and circuit boards to test silicon wafers and medical devices.

Supports others in maintaining existing software. Installs changes as necessary to provide testing for updates to existing product designs. Updates all documentation to support changes.

Generates software and hardware documents relative to the resolution of problems and/or the implementation of new test software.

Uses engineering background to Identify and resolve discrepancies between new design test requirements and test system capabilities using hardware or software designs.

Conducts design verification testing of hardware.

Coordinates transfer of device and test software into production and provides follow-up support to facilitate resolution of problems.

Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand St. Jude Medical's marketplace success:

Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering or related engineering field.

Basic familiarity with "C" programming, C# programming, or similar programming languages.

Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable FDA regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and tasks.

Demonstrated personal computer skills and ability to perform basic word processing/spreadsheets tasks to perform documentation, presentation, and analysis activities.

Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally.


About St. Jude Medical

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (St. Jude)develops, manufactures and distributes cardiovascular medical devices for the global cardiac rhythm management, cardiology and cardiac surgery and atrial fibrillation therapy areas and implantable neurostimulation devices for the management of chronic pain. The Company operates in four business segments: Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM), Cardiovascular (CV), Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Neuromodulation Systems (Neuro). On July 3, 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of EP MedSystems, Inc. On December 19, 2008, St. Jude acquired Radi Medical Systems. On December 22, 2008, St. Jude acquired MediGuide Inc. (Source: 10-K)