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Test & Validation Software Engineer

Location : Bordeaux, France, remote part time

Starting Date : Now

Position : Permanent / Full-time

Remote work : 0-2 days per week

Languages : French and English

Salary : Package to be discussed depending on seniority, likely to be between €45k - €60k 

Experience : 5+ years

Keywords : Medical device, cardiac ultrasound, AI, clinical trial, App, SDK

About DESKi 
DESKi, “learn” in Breton, is a young and innovative company, combining a solid expertise in both echography and artificial intelligence. 
Our vision is to unleash access to cardiac care by spreading ultrasound expertise.
After 4 years of research, we developed real-time AI-driven algorithms able to guide operators performing cardiac ultrasound exams. 
Deski is now building HeartFocus to empower any healthcare professional to accurately perform a cardiac ultrasound exam and support the interpretation of the acquired US images. 
Having secured its financing, DESKi will start commercialization in 2024 after the attainment of FDA and CE certification.


As a software engineer in testing and validation, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our medical software devices. You will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including software developers, quality assurance specialists, and regulatory experts, to design, implement, and execute comprehensive testing and validation strategies.

Key responsibilities :

  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases, and test scripts for DESKi's software products, covering functional, performance, and regulatory requirements.

  • Collaborate with the development team to identify and document software defects, design flaws, and work closely to ensure timely resolution.

  • Perform manual and automated testing of software applications to ensure accuracy, stability, and compliance with industry standards and regulatory guidelines.

  • Design and maintain test environments replicating real-world scenarios and conditions of use.

  • Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements to ensure that our testing practices remain aligned with best practices.

  • Participate in reviews and drafting of regulatory requirements.

Your Qualifications and Experience :

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in software testing and validation in the medical devices industry or a similar regulated environment.

  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations such as ISO 13485, IEC 62304, FDA regulations, and other relevant guidelines.

  • In-depth understanding of software testing methodologies, including manual and automated testing.

  • Experience with test automation frameworks and tools.

  • Familiarity with Confluence, Jira, and Git.

  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash).

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work within multidisciplinary teams.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.

Hiring process :

  • Meeting with David (CTO) to understand motivations and background, and assess the alignment with the position.

  • Second more in-depth discussion with David to address technical scope, company culture, and evaluate the candidate's capabilities. Reference check.

  • Discussion with Olivier (Founder and Product Director) to discuss technical aspects. Discussion with Bertrand Moal (CEO).

Your application should include the following :

  • a short introduction

  • CV

  • your start date


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Please reach out if you have any questions!

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