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Hardware Verification Engineer III

Hardware Verification Engineer III

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Hardware Verification Engineer III - Bothell, WA


FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities.  People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world.  Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM SonoSite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries.  Since its inception, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, FUJIFILM SonoSite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. FUJIFILM SonoSite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.


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Job Summary:


The Hardware Verification Engineer III will lead hardware verification test projects through participation on development teams and quality engineering teams.  This position will require writing hardware test plans/reports, leading test resources, project scheduling, management of the hardware verification lab equipment and facilities to ensure that they remain operational. In addition to hardware verification project management, the Hardware Verification Engineer III will also develop/update, release, and execute formal test protocols to support hardware verification test efforts (i.e. humidity, temperature, shock, vibration, safety, EMC, etc.), manage testing and reporting of biocompatibility and material compatibility of products with various disinfectants. This person will be expected to originate and implement process improvements and mentor junior-level verification test engineers/technicians.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Manage hardware verification projects (write plans/reports, schedule projects for on/off site testing, manage test resources)
  • Develop comprehensive product hardware/physical requirement specifications.
  • Participate on development teams & quality engineering / value engineering  teams.
  • Utilize reliability tools (HALT, FMEA, etc.) to improve product quality.
  • Develop/update, release, and execute hardware test protocols.
  • Manage biocompatibility and material compatibility for use with various disinfectants.
  • Mentor junior hardware verification test engineers/technicians.
  • Responsible and accountable for carrying out the requirements of the company's quality system.


Knowledge and Experience:


  • Requires 5+ years relevant industry experience, preferably in FDA or other regulated industry.
  • BS in an engineering discipline (ME, EE, BIO E or similar).
  • Experience in product development from concept to release.
  • Knowledge of electronics and mechanical design.
  • Knowledge and experience in electromagnetic interference/compatibility (EMI/EMC) testing and mitigation.
  • Experience performing and overseeing hardware tests involving environmental lab equipment (thermal, humidity, vibration, etc).
  • Experience with bio- and material compatibility testing.
  • Experience developing and executing test protocols, and composing test plans and reports.
  • Experience with HALT, Reliability engineering and composing test plans and reports.


Skills and Abilities:


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of people.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, small team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility in work hours required to meet program completion dates (overtime may be required).
  • Ability to lift 25lbs with or without accommodations.



FUJIFILM SonoSite, Incoffers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at   www.SonoSite.com/careers.

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.   is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com .   Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.