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Principal Engineer, Software Test

Req #: JR - 039231 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 06/15/2021

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This is where new knowledge is discovered. Baxter’s Research and Development teams work cross functionally to innovate, develop and introduce creative solutions for patients needs globally. From Scientists to Engineers, your work creates the products that save and sustain lives.

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Principal Engineer, Software Test

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Baxter Healthcare’s mission is to save and sustain lives by delivering products and services that are the essential building blocks of healthcare. This role is an integral part of our Medical Delivery team. This Software Test Engineer will be working globally to ensure on software projects within the product portfolio.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

Applies a solid understanding of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria as part of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) toward the testing of new or enhanced software products or processes.

  • Planning and execution of a smaller project or defined piece of a larger project. This includes constructing detailed, accurate project schedules, interfacing with development groups and technical support groups
  • Devises new approaches to complex problems through adaptations and modifications of standard technical principles.
  • May supervise/coordinate engineers and/or technicians on assigned work throughout the software test development lifecycle.
  • Design, architecture or development of software test methods and tools.
  • Collaborating with internal cross functional teams, end users, and third party contacts to design, develop, document and maintain software test architecture deliverables for various projects for both embedded and application software.
  • Transforming software requirements into a software test architecture.
  • Creation of software test plans, protocols, reports, metrics and status reports.
  • Identify various concepts and design alternatives.

Qualifications

  • B.S.in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or related field and 5 - 8 years related experience.
  • A solid technical understanding of the principles and procedures of software engineering (e.g. SDLC, IEC 62304, Agile).
  • Must be able to provide solutions that reflect understanding business objectives and cost implications.
  • Experience with software testing of embedded or application software.
  • Experience with Robot Framework, Squish, Python, Linux/VM and test automation tools.
  • Desired: Experience with medical device software test engineering disciplines (e.g. automated and manual software test development environments, configuration management tools, code inspection techniques and tools, testing methods and test management tools).
  • International travel may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Reagan

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Karthik

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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