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Position Summary

A Senior Systems Quality Assurance Engineer focuses on understanding requirements – including User Needs and Design Requirements early in the development cycle. He/She works with the Test Architects to develop V&V Plans/Protocols. He/She is responsible to generate, execute and maintain the V&V Schedule – working with SQA Manager(s) in identifying resources with the appropriate skill set(s) – both Hologic and variable organization resources.  


Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

As a part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, results-oriented Engineering team of systems, mechanical, electrical, and software development engineers, scientists, and Marketing folks - working to define and develop Hologic’s best-in-class digital mammography products, the Senior SQA Engineer will:

·        Scope Verification and Validation efforts for both Hologic and variable organization resources

·        Work closely with appropriate subject matter experts in developing an understanding of Hologic products and their use in clinical practice

·        Work with Test Architects to gain understanding of product architecture and provide technical guidance and oversight to Test Engineers

·        Supply SQA Project Managers with overall project status, engagement and resource needs, and propose solutions for correcting issues and plans for improving team engagement

·        Apply and share best practices and develop processes in conjunction with SQA Project Managers



·        Demonstrated understanding of:

o   Requirements based hardware and software testing best practices

o   Test Automation and its application to Hardware and Software environments

o   interactions among components in a complex system and how they affect system performance

o   testing the capabilities and limitations of software, electronic, and mechanical engineering designs

·        Ability to:

o   work well with diverse groups of people, interact effectively with cross-functional teams and partner with functional managers and other departments

o   manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously and adapt to changes in program priorities

o   own execution of project test plans to deliver test procedures and artifacts including successful engagement of external partners

o   provide requirements and test case authors with feedback for completeness, accuracy, and ability to implement and test

o   communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally

·        Proficient with Test engineering methodologies/tools

·        Familiar with automated test tools and defect tracking


·        Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline. Other disciplines may be considered based on experience. Post-graduate degrees a plus.



·        At least 7 years of software and/or hardware testing experience

·        Previous work in a similar role interfacing with or from a contract firm

·        Medical imaging or experience in an FDA-regulated environment a plus

·        Demonstrated capability of leading geographically distributed Test Engineering Teams in a Technical role


Additional Details

·        Occasional travel to Hologic facilities and variable organization locations – local (within US)  and international travel



Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:


Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter.  All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.


Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.


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