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Sr. Test Engineer II

Date:  Dec 30, 2020

Danvers, MA, US

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,500 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

As a Sr. Test Engineer you will lead testing initiatives in support of product development and work alongside the team to solve complex technical problems. This position will focus on supporting the development of the next generation of hemodynamic support devices. The ideal candidate will be hands-on, data-driven, detail oriented and ready to thrive in fast paced innovative environment. 


Principle Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Lead the development of new testing techniques on novel hemodynamic support devices and their accessories from concept through fabrication, validation, test execution, and documentation
  • Lead the design verification phase of product development to include planning, coordinating logistics, and phase review
  • Draft feasibility and verification test plans, protocols, and reports. Analyze data and interpret test results.
  • Design and update test fixtures and all associated documentation, including CAD models, drawings, and article specifications. Conduct fixture qualification.
  • Coordinate and participate in testing efforts alongside testing technicians, technical writers, and technicians in the execution of project deliverables.
  • Collaborate as part of cross-functional project teams including product development, quality, regulatory, and manufacturing.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors who are fabricating or calibrating testing fixtures


Job Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, or Biomedical Engineering or related degree
  • 8+ years of medical device engineering or test engineering experience
  • Experience testing with animal blood and flow loops preferred
  • Expertise working with basic lab & test equipment, e.g. multimeter, microscope, pressure sensor, thermocouple, etc. required.
  • Ability to effectively lead small cross-functional teams to solve technical and logistical challenges. Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly, ability to motivate and empower team members.
  • 3D modeling and 2D drawing experience required.  Solidworks preferred. 
  • Experience applying statistical techniques and analysis.
  • Strong problem solving skills and experience identifying root cause of issues
  • Proficient in English verbal and written communication. 
  • A passion for medical devices and making a significant positive impact on the lives of our patients
  • May require up to 10% travel – US & EU



Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston