Medical Software Quality Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts
Mar 17, 2018
Apr 16, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Cogstate has developed novel cognitive assessment technologies related to neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders such as Alzheimers, dementia, concussion, ADHD, fatigue and drug effects, post-operative cognitive dysfunction, schizophrenia and mood disorders. To build upon Companys success in the pharmaceutical clinical trial industry, Cogstate Healthcare Division was recently created to explore business opportunities in the rapidly growing healthcare market for computerized neurological testing and brain health monitoring.

The Software Quality Engineer will validate the quality, performance, resiliency and security of Cogstate Healthcares software.

This contributors key responsibilities include:

* Hands-on involvement in all phases of product development, including planning, design, implementation, and execution of manual and automated tests, defect logging and verification and reporting results.

* Implement, track, and report key metrics to assure full coverage of functional and non-functional requirements

* Find, isolate, document, regress, and track bugs through resolution

* Champion quality throughout the development process in accordance with medical device & HIPPA regulations in key markets around the world

This position will report to the VP Product Strategy and Innovation, Cogstate Healthcare. The Software Quality Engineer will work closely with other staff in the Cogstate Healthcare Business, including: Customer Service Manager, Sr. Customer Support Specialist, Sr. Director of Commercial Marketing, Product Manager, Senior Director of Customer Experience & Training.

Essential Job Functions:

* Hands on mentality, writing code with the team to ensure deliverables are met

* Collaborate with the business to understand/influence business requirements

* Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies, products and trends

* Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders

* Mentor and guide other team members

* Accelerate the adoption of new technologies, by building prototypes, and leading technology thought leadership to the team

* Ensure the on-going improvement of systems, maintain integrity and efficiency, and ensure privacy and security compliance with HIPAA, FDA and other regulatory bodies


* 5+ years industry experience in software quality and/or testing

* 3+ years experience designing, implemented and executing tests, preferably related to medical device/software requiring compliance to HIPPA regulations

* Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration and presentation skills

* Agile development experience

* Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

Other Skills/Abilities:

* Excellent communications skills (both verbal & written)

* Experience with automated tools and frameworks

* Experience with scripting languages

* Experience prototyping and performance tuning application developed on multiple devices, frameworks and computing platforms


Cogstate is a leading cognitive science company focused on optimizing the measurement of cognition (brain function) to guide decision-making in clinical trials, academic research and healthcare. Cogstate commercializes rapid, reliable and highly sensitive computerised cognitive tests and provides expert support for traditional neurological assessments. Science, innovation and excellence in delivery are at the core of everything we do. Cogstate offers health, dental, and vision benefits as well as 401K plan matching. Cogstate, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics.