Johnson & Johnson Careers

Software testing engineer - robotic-assisted surgery M/F

Isère, Rhône-Alpes
Engineering (IT)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805652118W

Orthotaxy, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Software Test Engineer, Robotic-assisted Surgery to be located in Grenoble, France.


Orthotaxy has just joined the companies of Johnson & Johnson. It is focused on the total and partial knee replacement, but the plan is to broaden its application for a range of orthopaedic surgery procedures. Orthotaxy will offer the next-generation robotic-assisted orthopaedic surgery solution.


The Software Test Engineer will report to the Software Team Leader.  In a small team of engineers, the Software Test Engineer will ensure the conformity of the products to the user needs translated into specifications. He/she will document test plans, develop unit tests as well as test cases for software validation and verification.


In addition, the Software Test Engineer, Robotic-Assisted Surgery will:


  • Write documentation in English
  • Collaborate with software development team members to define the user needs and specifications
  • Define the strategy of the tests according to the global environment
  • Develop his/her own tests: create data, setup test procedures, execute the test programs and record the results (reports, etc.)
  • He/she will guarantee compliance with the company’s rules and procedures
  • Suggest and implement solutions for improving test activities efficiency
  • Collaborate with various cross-functional team members (electrical, mechanical, research, regulatory, quality, marketing, clinical, manufacturing, etc.) from initial product concept thru final product launch.
  • Test and troubleshoot software and provide solutions or investigate alternative design options
  • Realize technology watches to help the team to keep moving forward
  • Demonstrate superb oral and written communication skills, collaborating as part of a team, working seamlessly with team members across various global locations.
  •  Work with technical leadership within traditional systems engineering functions by providing active technical engagement within requirements, capture, decomposition, trace management, verification, validation, risk management, issue tracking and others.
  • The candidate must have demonstrated collaboration and communication skills in both team and management review environments.  He/she must be able to effectively navigate in a new organization under construction to deliver tangible results, communicate needs and issues to drive patient-focused solutions.  To ensure timely execution of project objectives, the candidate must have strong problem-solving skills and initiative and the ability to provide efficient escalation of issues to the appropriate accountable party. 
  • The candidate must have demonstrated successful experience in a multi-cultural global environment.  The candidate must have strong data analysis skills and capability to provide clear presentation of data.  



  • Graduate in Computer Science/Engineering or other Engineering discipline. 
  • First experience in software application testing or development in C++


  • Knowledgeable in geometry, 3D Visualization, optimization, multi-threading, user interface
  • Knowledge of Qt and/or OpenGL
  • Experience in software for complex hardware systems
  • Familiar with development in a regulated industry (medical, aerospace, or train)
  • Experience in software architecture (UML, etc)
  • OS configuration, Windows API


Primary Location
Synthes GmbH (7111)
Job Function
Engineering (IT)
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