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Software Validation Quality Engineer

  • Bengaluru, KA, India
  • Not Remote
  • Information Technology & Systems
  • JOB7525

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

As Intuitive’s da Vinci® Surgical System continues to be adopted by an increasing population of hospitals, surgeons, and patients, we are expanding our product offering to support a more comprehensive robotic program for our customers. As a part of this expansion this individual will support projects that fall within a new and growing team- Digital and data products.

As a part of this expansion, we are looking for an ideal candidate to possess a broad base of experience and a high level of technical depth in individual who will be assigned to work on digital and data software non-medical products. As part of the role, you will work in a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team who you will coach, mentor, teach and influence in best software Quality practices.

This is not a Software testing role.  

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for oversight of all GxP regulated computerized systems at all applicable points of the computerized system lifecycle, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, Computer Systems Validation (CSV) and Lifecycle procedures with Data Integrity requirements.
  • Provide oversight of validation activities, lead the development and approval of validation documentation, risk assessments, work with project teams to determine which elements should be validated and conduct impact assessment of proposed changed to computerized systems.
  • Perform and/or direct GxP computerized system validation projects in compliance with 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 62304, 21 CFR Part 11, Annex 11 and Data Integrity
  • Ensure that GxP systems meet intended uses and comply with applicable regulations, current industry practices, and Intuitive Surgical policies and procedures.
  • Support systems and new product introduction by serving as a Quality resource, providing expertise, problem solving, and strategies for problem prevention.
  • Participated as the Product Quality representative in project team activities and process design to ensure cGxP compliance and interdepartmental consistency within the validation program.
  • Assure compliance to all applicable regulations by proactively interpreting regulatory and compliance requirements as related to validation.
  • Coordinate and provide training and/or opportunities for career development of others.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement by employing Practical Process Improvement concepts and reporting metrics and communicating internally to diverse audiences.


  • Education: Degree in software Biomedical engineering or equivalent technical discipline
  • 8+ years’ hands on experience in Software Design/ Quality Engineering in a medical device/ Pharma industry with a focus on GxP system
  • Hands-on experience with agile scrum process and tools (Agile/JIRA/Atlassian/Polarion).
  • Hands-on experience with Software Validation following 21 CFR Part 11, ISO 62304, and applicable medical device QMS & software Life Cycle process.
  • Working knowledge of 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, 21 CFR Part 11, GAMP5, electronic record and electronic signature.
  • Experience working on low and high-risk software applications using a scalable approach to the SDLC practices and the QMS.
  • Ability to work in a geographically diverse business environment.
  • Attention to details and Quality are critical to success.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to deliver quality outputs under minimum supervision.

Additional Information

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift: Day
Travel: None

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