Senior Test and Validation Engineer

Research & Development · Valencia, California
Department Research & Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

General Description:

Apply your creativity and passion to develop innovative medical devices that can greatly improve patients’ lives. We take pride in a truly entrepreneurial environment, unique technical challenges and a collaborative culture. We welcome you to explore Avation and be part of a talented team and an exciting company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead hardware and software validation strategy for medical device systems
  • Plan, conduct and document tests per standards such as IEC60601 and IEC62304
  • Coordinate Verification and Validation tests, author protocols and execute tests
  • Create trace matrix correlating system requirements and validation plans
  • Plan and build necessary setups, equipment, analysis tools and fixtures for testing
  • Develop and validate automated manufacturing tests for systems and sub-systems
  • Create reports, interpret results and provide statistical summaries
  • Analyze system architecture and integration of hardware and software designs
  • Provide timely feedback on issues, risks and system improvements
  • Ensure adherence to design controls and risk management per ISO 14971
  • Work in a cross-functional team and actively contribute to all aspects of the project



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer Science or Systems Engineering
  • 5-8 years of experience in medical device product lifecycle development
  • Experience with test planning, execution and protocols in a regulatory environment
  • Knowledge of standards including IEC 60601, IEC 62304, 62366, ISO 14971
  • Hands-on experience with testing/analysis tools such as Matlab, Labview or Python
  • Experience with system integration, architecture, and software-driven medical devices
  • Independent, creative, collaborative with strong positive can-do attitude


Avation Culture

We are seeking candidates who are:

  • Driven by the desire to bring innovative medical technologies to market
  • Passionate about applying themselves to improve the lives of patients
  • Intellectually curious, motivated by innovation and open to new ideas
  • Leaders who take individual ownership while placing high value on teams
  • Energetic and enjoy working in a fast-paced creative environment


Location:  Valencia, CA


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  • Location
    Valencia, California
  • Department
    Research & Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience