Senior Software Verification Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Redwood City
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/3/2023 5:05 AM)
Research & Development

About Nevro

Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a global medical device company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We are focused on delivering comprehensive, life-changing solutions that continue to set the standard for enduring patient outcomes in chronic pain treatment. The company started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from debilitating pain and developed its proprietary 10 kHz Therapy™, an evidence-based, non-pharmacologic innovation that has impacted the lives of more than 100,000 patients globally.


Nevro’s comprehensive HFX™ spinal cord stimulation (SCS) platform includes a Senza SCS system and support services for the treatment of chronic trunk and limb pain and painful diabetic neuropathy.  Senza®, Senza II®, Senza Omnia™, and Senza HFX iQ™ are the only SCS systems that deliver Nevro's proprietary 10 kHz Therapy. HFX iQ, Nevro’s latest innovation, is the first and only SCS System that uses Artificial Intelligence to optimize and maintain pain relief using each patient's response1.Nevro’s unique support services provide every patient with an HFX Coach™ throughout their pain relief journey and every physician with HFX Cloud™ insights for enhanced patient and practice management. 

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The Software Verification Engineer will play a key role in the development of a Class III implantable Neuromodulation system for pain management, working cross-functionally to help verify firmware, software applications, and whole systems and make sure that all stakeholders are aligned, and requirements and user needs are met.

  • Serves as a technical test lead for verification test efforts, including owning and optimizing system, sub-system, and module verification and validation efforts to ensure complete system coverage, proper tracing and buy-in from cross-functional stakeholders
  • Interacts with R&D, Quality Engineering, and Regulatory to create test strategies that have optimal amount of testing and to release technical documentation, such as engineering reports, verification plans, procedures and reports, and validation plans and reports, through document control
  • Reviews and evaluates product requirements for correctness, completeness, and testability
  • Owns test descriptions and protocols, ensures comprehensiveness of test coverage
  • Participates in system integration testing activities and troubleshooting of technical issues, working with developers to identify root cause and viable resolutions
  • Tracks defects, validates bug fixes, analyzes bug trends, and proactively works towards catching issues early
  • Completes regression, dry, and formal verification runs for multiple firmware and software releases at appropriate times in the development cycle
  • Supports validation efforts to ensure complete system coverage
  • Designs, builds, executes, and maintains a test automation framework and scripts for testing mobile and web applications within a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Implements solutions to make the automation framework efficient and scalable.
  • Matures and evolves test architecture through the evaluation and adoption of new automation tools, techniques, and practices.
  • Develops and validates software and hardware-based tools to assist in development and testing.
  • Assesses new test technologies via reviews of the state of the art or by performing proof of concept work and communicates the results of the assessment to members of the development organization.
  • Provides estimates for verification effort and resources required, generates metrics, and provides periodic status updates to broader team and management as necessary.
  • Leads verification for a project of medium to high complexity including managing tasks for a small team of verification engineers.
  • Perform other duties as required 

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems/Engineer, Biomedical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent degree/major required. Years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • 8+ years with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years with a Master’s degree – related experience with development, verification, and software testing in the medical device industry. (class III medical device experience preferred).

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience with mobile application testing.
  • Experience scripting with high-level programming languages such as Python or PHP.
  • Experience in writing scripts for automating the testing of backend and frontend of applications.
  • Strong understanding of REST and demonstrated experience with web services API testing and automation.
  • Experience implementing automation framework and testing frameworks such as Selenium, Web Driver, TestCafe, Postman, and rest APIs.
  • Experience using Jama or similar requirements management software.
  • Experience using Jira or similar bug tracking software.
  • Familiar with Salesforce.
  • Familiar with digital health products and standards.
  • Experience with risk management (risk analysis, FMEA, ISO 14971).
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to provide creativity while solving complex problems without known solutions.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong track record of working in cross-functional teams.
  • Thorough and high attention to detail.

Target Pay Range

$131,930 - $164,913. The final starting salary offer to the successful candidate will be determined by evaluating several factors, such as education, experience, knowledge, skills, internal equity, alignment with market data, and geography. *Nevro is a multi-state employer, so the target pay range may increase or decrease depending on the city/state.


Full-time Nevro team members enjoy a full suite of additional benefits such as market-leading medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401k matching, ample vacation time, pre-tax savings perks, tuition reimbursement, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), short and/or long-term incentive opportunities, recognition awards, volunteer time off, and several employee resource groups that focus on supporting our Wellness, Leadership Development, and Diversity and Inclusion.

EEO Statement

Nevro offers equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital or family status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental condition, protected veteran status, disability, age or other characteristics protected by laws.


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