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Software Test Design Engineer

We are looking for Software Test Design Engineers on various levels of seniority who will partner with system and software design team in a definition of test requirements, test specifications, test environment/tools, and test software implementation and execution during the product development life cycle. The products, the candidate would work on are complex embedded medical devices developed in alignment with required medical standards. The scale of the technologies we are dealing with is very wide. It is ranging from application software hosted on Real-Time Operating Systems down to the hardware abstraction software, firmware and finally HW. The primary focus of the candidate will be driven also by his technical prerequisites. Holistic systemic view, software design, and test capabilities together with focus on test automation proper technical documentation are important aspects for the position.

The successful candidate will become an integral member of Novanta’s WOM – World Of Medicine global team working on the innovative medical devices like medical insufflators and pumps which are a critical part of Minimally Invasive Procedures saving people’s lives daily, worldwide.

Additionally, a successful candidate will become a member of the Novanta R&D center in Brno which is providing a wide range of R&D services for various business units in Novanta. Brno designs full systems end to end as well as provide critical competences expertise for global product development teams like WOM. By joining us the candidate will get great opportunity for future to grow in many different career areas for many different products (critical medical electronic devices, industrial lasers, Computer Vision, AI, …) as the new job opportunities will be rising.


  • Participate in engineering requirements and specification design by providing verifier’s point of view.
  • Develop, design and document formal software test requirements, plans and procedures.
  • Implement and execute software unit and integration tests during the software development life cycle.
  • Record any non-compliance in the defect tracking database and collaborate with developers to reproduce and investigate issues.
  • Research and evaluate suitable test tools and test methods.
  • Create and/or maintain automated test environments.
  • Verify that all acceptance criteria are met.
  • Make sure all the features, issues and tests are properly documented in compliance with internal processes.


  • Experience with software test/verification processes and methods.
  • Software or tests software design and implementation experience.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of C/C++, C# or similar programming languages.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, automation or similar field.


  • Good verbal and written English is a must and German is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with embedded systems and hardware/software interaction is a plus.
  • Experience with RTOS is a plus.
  • Knowledge of functional safety standards or other industrial safety standards is a plus.
  • Knowledge of hardware-in-loop testing is a plus.
  • Willingness to occasional international travels

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