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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Company: Portal Instruments
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

About PortalPortal aims to transform medicine by enabling patients to self-inject their biological drugs with a revolutionary needle-free device. This innovative drug delivery system is designed to replace auto-injectors and our early studies show it is overwhelmingly patient preferred. Issued from MIT Research and connected to the cloud, the Portal device allows biopharmaceutical companies to differentiate their therapies with a patient-centric drug-delivery solution. Join us on this exciting journey of making patient care and comfort a priority.At Portal we believe in workplace inclusion - all employees belong, contribute, and thrive in our fast-paced environment. All people need to be represented for all patients to be represented. We encourage you to apply no matter your background - because we understand a diverse culture formulates diverse solutions.Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)Reports to: Director of Software EngineeringOverviewWe're looking for a SDET who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and how medicines are delivered today.Portal Instruments seeks a curious, detail-oriented SDET to join the verification & validation team. This individual will design and automate verification/validation of embedded firmware, from unit tests to full system integration testing. In this role you will:

  • Design and implement test software for Portal products throughout their lifecycle.
  • Assess and maintain test coverage and acceptance criteria using a risk-based approach in accordance with ISO 14971 and IEC 62304.
  • Triage and troubleshoot failures and collaborate with the engineering team to find appropriate solutions.
  • Ensure software verification activities are documented in accordance with Portal's quality management system.In the role you will need: Please note that this list is neither exhaustive nor restrictive. Portal values candidates with unique backgrounds and skillsets. No individual item is intended to disqualify candidates on its own.
    • Bachelor's degree in software-related discipline or equivalent experience.
    • Proficiency in Python, Bash, or another scripting language.
    • Familiarity with systems programming languages, such as C, C++, or Rust.
    • Experience working with Linux.
    • Familiarity with source control systems (git, svn, etc.)
    • Experience working with embedded devices, preferably in a medical device environment.
    • Knowledge of Behavior Driven Development (BDD) concepts.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Background in engineering or the natural sciences a plus.Working at PortalPortal Instruments offers employees the opportunity to work in a fast-paced start-up that values innovation, creativity, accountability, teamwork, and openness while providing excellent leadership and development opportunities. Which all sounds great--- right? But what about the other stuff??Pay
      • We believe in transparency so if your resume meets the job requirements, we will discuss salary range with you right from the start, so feel free to ask us!
      • Portal offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, including stock options, both Roth and traditional 401(k) retirement plans, thoughtful health and dental plans and a chance to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients.Healthcare for FTE:
        • Portal works very hard to select healthcare plans that keep costs low for employees while still maintaining the level of care you deserve and expect from leading healthcare companies. We even pay the first half of your deductible so that we can keep the premium costs low for you!
        • We offer both PPO and HMO healthcare plans, dental, orthodontic, vision and accident insurance plans too!
        • Paid family medical leave is covered by Portal both short- and long-term disability as well as AD&D insurance and all are 100% company sponsored
        • Did we mention employees are eligible for a variety of flexible spending accounts (FSA)?Vacation
          • 20 days of vacation for everyone, because everyone deserves to take a break and our team is encouraged to take all their time off each year to recharge!
          • 13 company-wide state and federal holidays and often a company-wide holiday shutdown - sometimes the best reward for hard work and results is no work and all rest!
          • If you're sick.. you're sick! And being sick is certainly no picnic (or vacation!), so all employees get sick days to use when they are under the weather. We want you to take care of yourself, plus staying home helps protect everyone! At Portal we want to make sure you know that our strong team has your back to support you through all of life's obstacles.Flexibility - We put flex in flexibility!
            • Life shouldn't just revolve around work - if you want to go exercise at 2 PM or grab lunch with an old friend, be our guest!
            • Portal works in a hybrid environment - whether you work from Florida or NYC, you're still a part of the Portal team. We are a results driven team - so we don't have to see a green dot on Slack to trust that you're doing your job!
            • Portal offers employee's an assistance program which includes confidential counseling, financial information and resources, work-life solutions, free online will preparation and more!
            • We also offer a commuter reimbursement account, dependent care accounts, on-site parking (subject to availability), a bike room and locker room with a shower!Growth at Work
              • We invest in your career. Our company's growing quickly, and we'll give you the opportunity to do the same. You'll have access to several professional development opportunities so that you can keep up with the company's evolving needs and grow your career along the way.
              • Portal offers its employees access to the Southern New Hampshire University discount program on part time tuition - a 10% employee discount for both undergraduate and graduate studentsMore Benefits--- seriously!
                • Daily free lunch
                • Casual dress code
                • Pop-up wellness benefits
                • Happy hour
                • Annual company sponsored events
                • Volunteer opportunities
                • Annual donation match program though BrightfundsTo Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to: You will be contacted if your background meets Portal's needs.

Keywords: Portal Instruments, Cambridge , Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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