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Verification and Validation Engineer

Date:  Nov 10, 2022
Location: 

Waterloo, ON, CA

Agfa HealthCare, is a division of the Agfa-Gevaert Group which is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium and traded on Euronext Brussels (AGFB).

 

At Agfa HealthCare, we support healthcare professionals across the globe to transform the delivery of care. Our focus is 100% on providing best-of-suite Imaging IT software solutions that enable secure, effective and sustainable imaging data management. 

 

From product development to implementation, our unified Enterprise Imaging Platform is purpose-built to reduce complexity, improve productivity and deliver clinical value. We use our proven track record as an innovator, our in-depth medical knowledge and our strategic guidance to help healthcare providers achieve their clinical, operational and business strategies.

 

The Verification and Validation Engineer will conduct verification and validation procedures of IT software products to ensure product effectiveness intended by the Product Management/R&D team.

 

Major Accountabilities:

 

  • Implements the Verification and Validation Plan according to the overall V&V process.
  • Supports development of requirements and validates solutions containing products from different competence centers, including third party integrations by testing in a lab and production environment (first deployments).
  • Supports translating of received market and segment requirements into technical requirements (platform and design), non-medical requirements (workflow) and medical requirements (image interpretation by a specific user group).
  • Supports and designs validation methodologies (conceptual approach of required testing scope, infrastructure, environment).
  • Validates complex system/product workflows within an enhanced range of products applying profound specific technical or practical knowledge/ experience for supporting test techniques or disciplines.
  • Decision advice to release solutions based on the results of the testing and according to the quality and regulatory standards.
  • Analyses the outcome of testing, reports and discusses the technical issues with various R&D competence centers and provides proposals for solutions.
  • Creates solution and product practical use cases/ test suites.
  • Executes validation, based upon practical use cases / test suites, extended with exploratory testing.
  • Transfers knowledge to the following audiences: sales, marketing, services.
  • Supports and coaches the service organization in first deployments of new packages in the field.
  • Able to lead an interoperability testing effort to complete end to end testing of an AGFA solution.
  • Enables continuous improvement using formal internal process improvement processes.

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or equivalent technical knowledge acquired by professional experience and specialized trainings (incl. certificates) in a specific field.

 

Practical experience:

 

  • Strong technical IT background and 5 years of experience in software testing (preferably of complex information systems) or experience with medical imaging software

 

Specific skills:

 

  • You understand the software testing process and requirements.
  • You have knowledge of PACS/RIS, medical imaging and workflows. Experience with medical imaging, in depth knowledge of how to install and configure AGFA products and how they interact together in a solution testing environment is considered as an asset.
  • You are an expert in operating systems at admin level (Linux, Windows).
  • You have working knowledge of databases (Oracle) and data storage (including Cloud archive)
  • Knowledge of scripting and programming is considered as an asset.
  • Knowleddge of Docker and Kubernetes is an asset.
  • You have an in-depth knowledge and experience in computer hardware and connectivity issues (i.e. network-switches, NAS-SAN storage solutions).
  • You are able to quickly assimilate and understand new products, new technologies and requirements.
  • You are assertive, communicative, and well-organized.
  • Ability to self-manage your time and work in stressful situations at times, due to customer urgencies (i.e. patient care/hospitals).
  • You understand the complexity of working in a medical environment and are willing to embrace the regulatory responsibilities this holds.
  • You are a team player – you are able to work together with other team members for accomplishing team-goals, you are supportive to other team members and you take into account other member’s feedback on your own work.
  • You feel confident in an agile working environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

 

 

 

We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and  committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

 

Agfa Inc. is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) and all of its standards in order to create a barrier-free Ontario.  We will provide necessary accommodation during the recruitment and selection process to all applicants. If you require accommodation as part of the employment application process, please contact agfahealthcarehrna@agfa.com.

 

At Agfa HealthCare, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes diversity of Age, Gender, Gender Identity or expression, Race, Sexual Orientation, Physical Ability, Ethnicity, or any other aspect that makes someone unique. The differences among us are our strengths. We are committed to promoting a diverse, equal and inclusive workplace that fully represents the different cultures, viewpoints and backgrounds of our global organization and the world we live in.

 

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