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Software Engineer

San Diego
Occupational fields: 
Architecture and Engineering
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
Required degree level: 

Job Summary and Primary Responsibilities

Join NuVasive's Surgical Intelligence team and develop the future of spine surgery through navigation and robotics innovation! New software development opportunity in building a Software Automation Test framework and infrastructure from the ground up. Exciting opportunity to be part of a small core team of software developers who will drive software Automation foundations in a very exciting and expanding surgical intelligence space.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop Automation Test framework as a member of an agile development team
  • Participate in Test tools design and test plan development, including strategies for full test cycle execution (acceptance, integration, performance, end2end Software and System Test and Integration and regression Testing).
  • Automation framework Technical problem solving and debugging
  • Be an integrated part of an Agile engineering team, working interactively with software engineers from the beginning to the end of the development cycle
  • Designing and developing an Automation Frame Work and infrastructure which supports Test Engineers who are creating and maintaining automated tests based on product requirements and specifications
  • Working with the development team to analyze project requirements with the goal of increasing automated test coverage
  • Maintains design verification and validation documentation in accordance with established departmental and corporate procedures
  • Ensures compliance with FDA device regulatory requirements, including DHF and 510(k)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills / Capabilities

  • Coding in Object oriented Languages such as C# or Java ,
  • Experience building automation Test Frame Work desired
  • Windows administration
  • Experience using Visual Studio, PowerShell,-and associated tools
  • Experience with modern version control systems such as Git,,
  • Experience with Automation tools such as Selenium, Coded UI, etc.
  • Proficient with scripting tools like Python and JavaScript
  • Ability and willingness to build an automated test framework
  • Medical Device testing is a plus
  • Experience with a SCRUM/Agile environment
  • Experience with web application/web services testing
  • Experience with Azure
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of FDA/cGMPs and global regulations for Medical Devices
  • Ability to work within published FDA device regulatory guidelines and follow internal Standard Operating Procedures, including documentation of testing procedures
  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13551

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 to 3 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or related technical discipline preferred
  • 2+ years of experience with programming and validating software preferred
  • Experience with image processing algorithms (registration, enhancement, and segmentation) is a plus

Travel and/or Physical Requirements

  • 10% travel
  • Remote / on-site work (50/50)

For roles that require access to hospital facilities, must be eligible for and maintain credentials at all required hospitals, including meeting any applicable physical requirements or vaccination requirements (including the COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable).

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The "EEO is the Law" poster options are available here . NuVasive's EEO policy is available here .

About NuVasive NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, with a mission to transform surgery, advance care, and change lives. The Company's less-invasive, procedurally integrated surgical solutions are designed to deliver reproducible and clinically proven outcomes. The Company's comprehensive procedural portfolio includes surgical access instruments, spinal implants, fixation systems, biologics, software for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative neuromonitoring technology and service offerings. With more than $1 billion in net sales, NuVasive has approximately 2,700 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit .

Change a patient’s life every minute.

It’s a bold, incredibly rewarding vision that our team is dedicated to achieving. The patient is at the center of everything we do at NuVasive. To that end, we empower surgeons around the world to continue learning, advancing their procedures, and using outcome-driven innovations to change patient lives.


We think. We do. We care.

Through our shared mindset called The Cheetah Way, we show up every day united and committed to do just that.