Software Design Quality Engineer

Location: San Francisco, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Quality Assurance (QA), R&D, R+D/Project Management Type: Permanent

Are you ready to work for a Pre-IPO startup looking to change healthcare as we know it?

We're currently seeking a Senior Design Quality Engineer who can work in a fast-paced environment in a high impact, high visibility role. You will lead the software design quality for their products and actively manage the design controls and DHF.

So, what are the key responsibilities?

  • Own Design History Files for (DHF) for software development projects for medical device software products (SaMD) for legacy and new products
  • Serve as design controls (21 CFR 820.30) SME for Pear group
  • In conjunction with the technical team, develop and organize design documentation including user needs, software requirements specifications, design specifications, verification/ validation plans and protocols, and risk management
  • Lead and perform risk management activities for software products
  • Represent the Quality function in all software development core teams
  • Lead design reviews
  • Lead design change assessment and configuration management with Product teams
  • Support other QMS areas including NC, CAPA, complaints, management reviews and others, as needed
  • Represent design quality in meetings with regulators (like FDA), Customers, investors and other important stakeholders
  • Updates to QMS documentation, as needed.

What are the requirements?

  • Expertise in medical device Quality Management System regulations and standards including ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820 (knowledge of 21 CFR 210/211 desirable), with a focus on 21 CFR 820.30 Design Controls

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of EN ISO 14971 and other risk management practices

  • Familiarity with software development, including Agile methodologies

  • Extensive knowledge of quality tools and APIs (including enterprise QMS systems)

  • Must be able to think in an Agile framework and know how to extract useful design outputs/ artifacts in collaboration with software development engineers. It is critical to understand how design controls is implemented in an Agile company.

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