Software Engineer-Automated Software Test

Location: Gamma Dr. Pittsburgh, PA


The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Fueled by the success of the business, the ZOLL R&D team is growing rapidly. ZOLL’s ongoing investment in Research and Development aims to further increase the array of clinical products and applications in tandem with expanding the population of cardiac patients that may be helped by our products.  Our Pittsburgh based R&D group is comprised of an exceptional team of talented, collaborative, and driven individuals focused on developing real world solutions through the creative and intelligent use of technology that helps to improve patient lives.

Job purpose

Responsible for the architecture, design, development, and maintenance of automated tools and test infrastructure for a lifesaving class 3 Wearable Cardiac Defibrillator system. These systems utilize wearable electro-mechanical devices, embedded software, mobile applications, cloud storage and information processing.  The automated tools will be used to perform pre-verification, verification, pre-validation and validation testing for specific portions of the system.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Works with other development engineers to define automated test processes.
  • Applies software engineering skills to develop tools and fixtures to support device verification/validation testing.
  • Develops and maintains automation software, infrastructures and frameworks; identifies areas where automation can improve quality and time to delivery.
  • Supports the development and execution of system design reviews and code review processes.
  • Works closely with software QA engineers to produce repeatable test protocols from system requirements.
  • Contributes and adheres to product build and release schedules and strategies.
  • Participates in agile product life cycle processes


  • BS or MS degree in a related Engineering, Computer Science, or other STEM discipline. Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple programming languages, including object-oriented programming and scripting.  Python experience is required; Bash, C/C++ and PHP are strongly desired.
  • Experience with automation, continuous integration and configuration management practices and tools is required.  Specific experience with Jenkins, GitLab, JIRA and Docker is beneficial.
  • Experience with test automation packages, test automation frameworks and environments, and unit level testing is desired.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration is highly beneficial.
  • Solid understanding of SDLC and agile methodologies.
  • Experience with low-power handheld or wearable devices in a highly regulated industry (medical, aviation, automotive, personal safety) is highly desired

Working conditions

Typically the work hours required for this position are weekdays during traditional business hours.  Occasionally weekend or evening work may be require depending on project demands.

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. 

Supervisory responsibility


AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

 Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran



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