Software QA Engineer II

Date: Feb 28, 2023

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111 Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111 Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

 Requisition ID:          57689
Title: Software QA Engineer II
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01)
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Salary Range:
Salary Minimum: $70,000.00
Salary Maximum $132,500.00





Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively seeking a Software QA Engineer II who works directly with the Engineering departments within Arthrex with good critical thinking skills who is eager to learn new technologies.  This role will support our Arthrex California Technology teams. The Software Quality Engineer tests and performs quality analysis of application functionality to ensure that Arthrex business systems meet user requirements, work as intended, and are within quality management limits and standards.   Excellent communications and analytical skills, strong technical project management skills will be essential for this position. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

This position is onsite located at our Santa Barbara location. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support complex release projects including various testing activities – test planning; project estimation and scheduling; resource planning, training, and oversight; test development; test execution; defect management; daily/weekly status reporting; and project closure.  Apply test methodology, define test strategy and types of testing to be performed, and ensure comprehensive testing is performed on the project to assure the quality of an application’s usability, functionality, security, and performance.  Ensure Arthrex SQA standards and processes are followed.  Responsible for the entire testing project.
  • Perform testing assignments including integrations with other systems, performance testing if needed, and migration of data from one database or system to another in large implementation or major release projects.
  • Work with infrastructure and application development teams to establish and maintain test environments.
  • Communicate issues identified during testing activities to application development team lead and manager, assist in the triage and resolution, advise on design/architectural solutions, and recommend process/application improvements to management.
  • Represent SQA on application/project teams and in software development, project planning, and requirement gathering meetings.  Attend project status meetings and provide SQA status, work with PM to define SQA tasks and estimates for the project schedule.  Complete SQA tasks and meet deadlines, for individual or multiple projects.
  • Contribute to SQA metrics such as requirements coverage, test case readiness, test execution progress, and defect counts and statistics in SQA test management tool.



Intermediate level testing skills and possesses partial to full knowledge of assigned Arthrex business systems. Understands how to develop test cases, automated scripts, test plan documentation, and test summary reports.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Can solve routine problems of limited scope and complexity following established policies and procedures.



  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • 2 years relevant work experience.



  • Working knowledge of the Software Development Life cycle and SQA’s role in it through proven explanation of the process.
  • Solid understanding of programming languages and several technologies including relational databases, SQL and XML/JSON.
  • Demonstrated ability to document test plans, test cases, test results.

Incidental Duties:  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.



Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Gym Reimbursement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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