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Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer



Quality Assurance
Austin, TX, USA · United States · Texas, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

HeartFlow, Inc. is a medical technology company advancing the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, the #1 cause of death worldwide, using cutting-edge technology. The flagship product—an AI-driven, non-invasive cardiac test supported by the ACC/AHA Chest Pain Guidelines called the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis—provides a color-coded, 3D model of a patient’s coronary arteries indicating the impact blockages have on blood flow to the heart. HeartFlow is the first AI-driven non-invasive integrated heart care solution across the CCTA pathway that helps clinicians identify stenoses in the coronary arteries (RoadMap™Analysis), assess coronary blood flow (FFRCT Analysis), and characterize and quantify coronary atherosclerosis (Plaque Analysis). Our pipeline of products is growing and so is our team; join us in helping to revolutionize precision heartcare.

HeartFlow is a VC-backed, pre-IPO company that has received international recognition for exceptional strides in healthcare innovation, is supported by medical societies around the world, cleared for use in the US, UK, Europe, Japan and Canada, and has been used for more than 250,000 patients worldwide.

In HeartFlow we are dedicated to raise the bar for our software quality in order to help build life saving innovative solutions for our customers. The senior software quality assurance engineer will be responsible for working closely with our software development teams with the goal of building and maintaining a culture of quality. The candidate will be a part of a growing team that will aim to make a direct impact on our testing processes, test automation architecture and software development life cycle.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build test strategies and test plans for business-critical cross-functional programs
  • Leading cross functional software quality initiatives for improving test coverage and automation coverage on various levels of testing pyramid.
  • Educate software development teams on best practices in software testing and help foster a culture of quality first.
  • Developing testing tools and release processes to streamline software testing in various teams.
  • Continuously review, assist and monitor release test plans and participate in test case reviews to help developers build effective, efficient and maintainable test cases.
  • Actively pursue opportunities for improvement in practices, policies, and procedures and prioritize based on current regulatory environment, guides, and regulations.

A Day in the Life

  • Actively contribute in execution and automation of various software testing activities.
  • Build and execute non-functional tests to ensure the scalability and reliability of various frontend and backend web applications.
  • Develop test strategies, test plans, and test schedules for new projects and software releases as well as reviewing other developers’ testing activities.
  • Participate in the release cycle by reviewing test plans to ensure teams have necessary test coverage and assist the release verification and validation process when necessary.

Educational Requirements & Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related technical degree
  • 6+ years of software quality assurance engineering experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in test automation
  • Experience in testing of image processing software application is a plus
  • Prior experience in an FDA/Medical Device regulated environment is a plus
    • Familiarity with IEC 62304 and other standards impacting medical software.
    • Strong working knowledge of design controls and quality systems

Skills Needed

  • Strong understanding of software testing principles
  • Knowledge in cloud based micro service functional and non-functional testing
  • Experience in building automated test frameworks for functional testing of frontend and backend applications.
  • Strong Background in programming languages preferably in:
    • Python
    • Typescript
    • Javascript
    • C++
    • C#
  • Experience with GitHub, Jenkins and Jira
  • Familiarity with Linux, Unix and Windows systems and/or scripting languages in operating systems
  • Agile software development practices (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Must be able to multi-task and adapt to the ever-changing requirements of a dynamic company.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

This position has an estimated base salary of $100,000 - $163,000, a cash bonus, and stock options.

HeartFlow, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to every aspect of employment at HeartFlow, including recruitment, hiring, training, relocation, promotion, and termination.
Positions posted for HeartFlow are not intended for or open to third party recruiters / agencies. Submission of any unsolicited resumes for these positions will be considered to be free referrals.