Nevro Corp.

Quality Test Engineer

US-CA-Redwood City
2 months ago

About Nevro

Nevro is a medical device company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain.

We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has advanced the state of spinal cord stimulation (SCS).

The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.


Nevro Corp. has a need for a Quality Test Engineer with a strong electro-mechanical engineering background. Successful candidates will need to have a strong electronics testing, repairing experience and applying diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices. This is an internal customer facing position that requires good listening, verbal and written communication skills in order to accurately present technical information to non-technical customers.  Good organizational and multi-tasking skills is a must to succeed in this high paced testing environment.  


  • Manage and maintain the product investigation lab
  • Collaborate with appropriate technical, Clinical, Field/Sales and/or returned product analysis employees to ensure complaint investigations are adequate, accurate, detailed and timely.
  • Analyze product complaints. Confirm complaint and determines root causes, when possible.
  • Adapt or refine test procedures to properly address customer complaints
  • Design and develop test equipment and test specification
  • Differentiate between hardware and software failures.
  • Perform board level circuit analysis
  • Identify failure modes and root cause


Role Requirements

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering with 2-5 years performing product investigation or equivalent years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement


Skills and Knowledge

  • Extensive experience with analog and digital circuits
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills along with good presentation and be able to work in a team environment or independently
  • Experience solving system problems
  • Experience working in a biohazard investigation lab
  • Have experience using test electronic equipment (Digital Storage Oscilloscope, Power supply, frequency generator)
  • Be able to read and understand technical drawings, datasheets, and written work
  • Proficient with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Electronic Engineering field
  • Proficient using standard assembly tools: cutters, crimpers, soldering irons, pin insertion/removal tools, and torque tools and takes initiative and proactively seeks quality solutions through continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of various quality tools such as root cause analysis
  • Use hand and power tools to build, disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble and test circuit board assemblies as required.
  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills




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