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Sr. Quality Engineer
Little Canada, Minnesota
Contract Position
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Applied on October 24, 2020
Job Id #43696 Posted October 13, 2020


  • Primarily responsible for authoring, reviewing/auditing, and approving project documentation associated with the SDLC to support Corporate, Division, FDA, and other regulatory requirements. 
  • This role is accountable for determining changes or improvements needed to support the QA System and business driven objectives. 
  • In addition to these primary areas of focus, quality assurance will perform project work related to: 
  • Infrastructure (Hardware or Layered Software Installations), Application quality, Compliance initiatives, Validations, Internal / supplier audits, CAPA system investigation, confirmation, or verification.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. 
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. 
  • 1. Accountable for ensuring that project documentation for the software development lifecycle (SDLC) is followed for quality and non-quality applications. 
  • 2. Provides project management for validation or SDLC activities including: Client QA time estimates, Provides software validation / QA guidance to clients and QA team, Organizing validation or SDLC material for library or electronic storage, Coordinate and / or lead validation review board meetings. 
  • 3. Responsible for assessing risk and applying risk based approach strategies without compromising compliance. 
  • 4. Recommend system release readiness and generate key project deliverables that are approved by senior managers and reviewed by regulators. 
  • 5. Responsible for evaluating system (applications, layered software, & hardware) implementations or changes for impact on other systems. 
  • 6. Perform inter- and extra- audits divisional audits against Abbott Polices, Procedures, Processes, Guidelines, etc.? under the guidance of senior QA staff. 
  • 7. Responsible for coordinating, facilitating, and reporting inspections or observations completed for or on CIT. 
  • 8. Recommend modification to CIT quality and non-quality systems and drive changes through the approval process. 
  • 9. Develop and maintain written policies and procedures related to the SDLC. 
  • 10. Perform Quality Engineering function related to process improvements, metrics collection and analysis, and adherence to defined Abbott practices. 


  • Associates Degree or higher and minimum of 5 years, to include experience in one of the following areas: 
  • Experience in a formal software development life cycle (5-9 years). 
  • Experience in regulated software environment. 
  • (2-3 years) Project Management in software experience (1-2 years)john

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