Test Engineer

Bethesda, MD (Washington, DC Area)

About the Opportunity

We are on a mission to help people improve their brain health by providing essential diagnostic insights through our FDA cleared BrainScope® One medical device.  

We are currently seeking a Test Engineer responsible for delivery of major test efforts and related development tasks for our key Medical Device platform and Cloud based Medical Device as Software (MDSW) products. Your contribution will play a vital role in the release of a new innovative product to the market.

Your contributions will drive the ability to release a product to the market with compelling technology and if you are an experienced and self-driven individual seeking a challenging career and the satisfaction of making an impact on the lives of patients and service members with head injury, BrainScope is the right place for you.

Your Responsibilities & Contribution

  • Responsible for authoring, reviewing, and software verification and validation test protocols

  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain full software lifecycle (SDLC) validation deliverables for BrainScope software applications, including validation & test plans, acceptance testing, trace matrices, and software validation reports

  • Develop and execute functional test scripts (both manual and automated regression) for custom software applications

  • Execute exploratory/unscripted testing of software

  • Participate in constructive peer review of code changes and test scripts

  • Qualify key processes in support of medical device development, verification, validation, and design transfer

  • Collaborate closely with hardware engineers, software developers and systems engineers in the Bethesda, MD office.

  • Be involved in improvement of test process with respect to FDA regulation

  • Develop/perform integration testing for software and hardware platforms

What you Bring to the Team

  • Bachelor’s and 4+ years, or Master’s degree and 2+ years’ experience in biomedical, software, or other related engineering discipline.

  • Excellent technical documentation reading and writing skills

  • Experience working with product development in a regulated environment, including medical device standards such as IEC 62304, ISO 13485, ISO 14971 and 21 CFR Part 820, or related industry

  • Demonstrated understanding of the product development life cycle

  • Experience testing Android applications and/or web applications

  • Experience with hardware and familiarity with one or more programming languages (C#, C++, Python, Java, Kotlin) a plus

  • Experience with automated test frameworks a plus

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to operate effectively in a multi-disciplinary, team-oriented culture that emphasizes professional development

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial culture


What We Provide

  • Competitive base salary

  • Long term incentive and company ownership in the form of stock options

  • 401(k) retirement plan with generous matching contribution

  • Benefit plans (medical/dental/vision) with a significant amount of the cost paid by us

  • Life insurance and disability plans paid in full by us

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) to maximize your health care dollars

  • A culture of continuous learning and investment in the growth and development of you and your career

  • Opportunities to build something great, while having fun with your teammates

  • The chance to apply your skills and talents to make a difference in the lives of patients and service members!

Changing Lives through Technology Innovation

The company’s paradigm shifting technology is changing the way head-injured patients are assessed and managed.

For patients, BrainScope offers a safe, effective, and comprehensive tool that could reduce the need for the use of a head CT scan, allowing for the potential reduction in radiation and increased patient comfort.  For health care providers, BrainScope offers clear and objective data points, acquired quickly, to aid in their assessment of brain trauma in their patients.

BrainScope Fast Facts:

  • Our Company: Medical neuro-technology company pioneering the future of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI)/ concussion assessment.  For more information visit www.brainscope.com.

  • Our Technology: BrainScope® One device, utilizing Electroencephalogram (EEG) technology, is the first objective, portable, radiation free, adjunctive device capable of assessing the full spectrum of TBI.  Its ability to rapidly identify the likelihood of both a structural brain injury (brain bleed) and functional brain impairment (concussion) dramatically improves the current treatment path for evaluating mild brain injury 

  • Our Foundation:

    • 10 years of research and development funded by department of defense contracts and private investors

    • FDA cleared

    • 100+ issued and pending global patents

    • Our clinical study results have been independently published through 20+ articles in leading peer-reviewed neurotrauma and emergency medicine journals

    • 10 years of research and development funded by department of defense contracts and private investors

    • ISO 13485 and MDSAP Certification

  • Our Awards:

    • Received two awards from GE and the NFL through its Head Health Challenge I

    • Nominated for Prix Galien USA two consecutive years (2017 and 2018)

    • Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award (2017 North American Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment Solutions, New Product Innovation)

Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their resume and a cover letter including availability to recruiting@brainscope.com. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additionally, the title of the role presented in this external job posting may be different from the internal title assigned at time of hire. 

BrainScope is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identify/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status or any other category protected under the law.  BrainScope is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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