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Verification & Validation Engineer

Company: Hound Labs, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Hound Labs, Inc. combines science and technology in novel ways to improve health and wellness. Hound Labs believes its ultra-sensitive and portable technologies will pave the way to practical and fair solutions for some of the leading public health and safety issues. In early 2022, Hound Labs will launch its first ultra-sensitive point-of-care solution - the HOUND - MARIJUANA BREATHALYZER, which allows employers and law enforcement to identify recent marijuana use rapidly and accurately by testing breath on-site. Dr. Mike Lynn, an ER physician, reserve deputy sheriff, and former venture capitalist founded Hound Labs in 2014. Benchmark, EEC, Icon Ventures, Intrinsic Capital Partners, NFP Ventures, Tuatara Capital, and individual investors have funded the Company.

About The Role

The Verification and Validation Engineer will support Hound Labs' product development activities by designing and implementing detailed, comprehensive, well-structured test plans and test procedures. The ideal candidate will have instrumentation, medical device V&V, and test method validation experience. They should be creative and proactive to work successfully in a fast-paced environment contributing to early prototype evaluations, test method development, design feedback to engineering teams, defect identification, and troubleshooting.

LOCATION: Newark, CA (Hybrid)

REPORTING TO: Senior Project Manager

Specific Responsibilities And Duties
Analyzes requirements and writes test procedures based on the requirements.
Plans test strategy and designs test procedures for different types of tests incorporating demonstration, measurements, inspection, and analyses
Ensures efficient and robust coverage of requirements using different test scenarios
Writes instruction-based test procedures and designs test fixtures as needed
Establishes clear traceability between requirements and test procedures
Reviews test cases created by other peers and provides recommendations for improvement
Collaborates with Hound Labs engineering and product team members

BA/BS in Engineering or other technical discipline
At least 5 years of related industry experience, including a new product development cycle
V&V for medical device experience is preferred
Experience in designing, writing, reviewing and performing design verification tests
Experience designing and creating test fixtures
Experience in medical device product development preferred
Familiarity with measurement uncertainty analysis and test method validation preferred
Demonstrated technical writing skills
Strong grasp of fundamental engineering concepts, basic principles
Critical thinking and decision making, including the ability to recognize when to ask questions
Highly organized and strong attention to detail
Capable working in a multi-disciplinary environment involving software, hardware, and mechanical engineers.
Able to work in a team environment and execute responsibilities with minimal direct supervision


Unlimited PTO

1 Volunteer Day per year for you to help causes close to your heart

Team events, such as virtual happy hours, and off-sites

Matching 401k

Mental Health and Wellness Benefits

Competitive Comprehensive Benefits

Diversity is important at Hound Labs. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Hound Labs, Inc., Newark , Verification & Validation Engineer, Engineering , Newark, California

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