Software Quality Assurance Engineer
The Software Quality Assurance Engineer role is a vital organizational component ensuring regulated automated tools used in the Quality System are appropriately validated and controlled through their life cycle from development, deployment, change control and retirement. This includes ensuring project teams adhere to processes and control mechanisms for software, hardware, data and relevant security to meet regulatory requirements.
This role provides subject matter expertise with respect to the compliance and control of regulated tools used in the Quality Systems. The scope of this role extends from PH Q&R specific tools to those tools controlled by the PH business units that have implications in their respective quality systems. Support in this manner is determined by organizational demand and location of the tool with regards to the particular quality system(s) it is supporting.
This position is located in Eindhoven, Netherlands
In this role as Software Quality Assurance Engineer you will be responsible for the following:
· Enforce policies and procedures for System Development Lifecycle Management control for use in Philips across all automated processes that drive, interface with, and provide data for the Quality System.
· Support development of the validation strategy and the validation effort from planning to retirement of Quality relevant systems and tools including interfaces to and from the system.
· Support regulatory and internal audits. Provide subject matter expertise during regulatory and partner inspection.
· Provide software quality assurance support in design and development of software solutions, and facilitate the application of controls and risk management by reviewing and approving IT change-control requests submitted by cross-functional project teams to assess potential quality system impact.
· Ensure that system development projects and changes to existing systems are conducted in compliance with the FDA Quality System Regulation and Medical Device Directives.
· Work alongside other validation professionals to gather data, plan activities, and obtain reviews and approvals of documentation including approving documentation with respect to software development lifecycle policies and procedures.
· Assist in developing user, functional and technical requirements for IT systems.
· Provide guidance and support to personnel in their validation efforts, to ensure compliance.
· Provide GxP-related quality assurance oversight, with an emphasis on software validation.
· Track system life cycle deliverables and activities to ensure that regulations, protocols, procedures, and methodologies are followed, and that appropriate and complete documentation is captured and reported to support validation activities.
· Represent Quality & Regulatory Compliance and Control on cross-functional teams in support of SDLM activities.
· Advise technical personnel and management on regulatory compliance and interpretation and recommend appropriate corrective actions where needed.
We are looking for
· Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in validation of computer systems and systems security and control including supervision of a technical professional staff
· Experience working in disciplined regulated industry in the application of automated technology particularly 21 CFR, ISO 13485, GAMP 5
· Minimum of 7 computerized systems implementations, comprised of multiple application types, in a regulated environment
· Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate (both oral and written) with junior project team/ organizational members, business leaders and senior executives.
· Expertise in IT protocols related to software/hardware validation, information security, data lifecycle management
· Understanding of current inspectional practices of FDA, notified bodies and other regulatory agencies including previous interface with such bodies during regulatory assessments or inspections
· Ability to apply current inspectional techniques to project documentation during the system lifecycle and prior to FDA inspection to ensure a comprehensive documentation package is created and maintained.
· Effective judgment and decision making skills, typically made under stressful situations
· Competency in project management and the execution of multiple projects
We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!
Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.
Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.
Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170
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