Vitalograph Careers

Vitalograph is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cardio-respiratory medical devices, used in the diagnosis of respiratory disorders, and advanced high-reliability software systems and analytics used in clinical drug trials. Based in Ennis, Co. Clare since 1974, Vitalograph has recently expanded its offices in the Gort Road Business Park. As a result of this expansion, Vitalograph are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Role: Software Development Engineers

Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager, the Software Development Engineers will work within an interdisciplinary R&D team in the development of medical device software applications. The successful candidates will be responsible for the design and development of Windows and Web based applications. The ideal candidates will enjoy working as part of a team and be quick to learn new technologies.

Minimum requirements:

  • A degree in a software engineering or related discipline
  • Experience designing and developing Windows GUI based applications or Web based applications
  • Formal design methods e.g. UML
  • Desktop and Server Database experience
  • Experience with and knowledge of the full development lifecycle
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

The following skills would be advantageous:

  • Experience with C# .NET with at least one of the following frameworks: WPF, WinForms, ASP.NET
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2010/2012/2014/2017 and TFS
  • Experience with SQL Server and SQL Server Express
  • Experience in the development of software within a regulated environment
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Role: Software QA Engineer

Reporting to the Software QA Manager, the Software QA Engineer will work with software QA engineers, developers and other engineering disciplines in assuring the quality of medical device software applications across a range of platforms (PC, Embedded, Web, and Mobile). The candidate in this role will possess excellent knowledge of Software Quality principles, methods and tools. They will work in defining test strategies, requirements, test cases and processes across several projects and contribute to the execution and reporting of the QA effort. The ideal candidate will have experience in a QA capacity, enjoy working as part of a team and have an aptitude for software problem finding and diagnosis.

Minimum requirements:

  • A degree in a software engineering or related discipline
  • Understanding of software application life-cycle models
  • Excellent knowledge of software testing methods and techniques
  • Experience in the development and execution of test strategies, test plans, test cases, test reports and traceability matrices
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

The following skills would be advantageous:

  • Prior experience with automated testing tools and practices
  • Prior experience in the definition, gathering and reporting of QA Metrics
  • Professional QA qualification or certification
  • Experience with ALM and/or QA tools
  • QA experience across a range of software applications and platforms
  • Experience driving process improvements within the QA function
  • Experience in the Medical Device Industry or other GxP environment

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