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Verification & Validation Engineer

October 8 2020
Industries IT: Software
Categories Engineering
Waterloo, ON

Agfa HealthCare, a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading global provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions. The company has nearly a century of healthcare experience and has been a pioneer on the healthcare IT market since the early 1990's.

Today, at Agfa HealthCare, we support healthcare professionals across the globe to transform the delivery of care. Our focus is 100% on providing best-of-suite Imaging IT software solutions that enable secure, effective and sustainable imaging data management.

From product development to implementation, our unified Enterprise Imaging Platform is purpose-built to reduce complexity, improve productivity and deliver clinical value. We use our proven track record as an innovator, our in-depth medical knowledge and our strategic guidance to help healthcare providers achieve their clinical, operational and business strategies.

Agfa HealthCare is currently looking for a talented Verification and Validation Engineer to join the R&D team in Waterloo.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Implementing the Verification and Validation Plan according to the overall V&V process.
  • Creating Verification Test Cases and Tools covering the technical requirements of products and solutions.
  • Executing Verification Test Cases, internally in a lab environment, or by a simulation of a real clinical environment and ensuring the proper documentation of test results
  • Design Validation of new features
  • Analysing the outcome of testing, reporting and discussing of the technical issues to the R&D competence centers and providing proposals for solutions.
  • Technical assessment and advice to Marketing and Service in the selection of the Pilot site.
  • Technical ownership of the pilot sites during the set-up and maintenance of Validation.
  • Decision advice to release solutions based on the results of the testing and according to the quality and regulatory standards.
  • Technical advice and support of the regional organization related to regional solutions, demos and events.
  • Supporting the Service organization in first deployments of new packages in the field.
  • Transferring overall technical knowledge to the regional Service and Sales organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent combination of training and experience

Practical experience:

  • Strong technical IT background and 3-5 years of experience in software testing (preferably of complex information systems) or experience with medical imaging software

Specific skills:

  • Understanding of PACS/RIS, medical imaging and workflows.
  • IT-knowledge:
    • Expert level knowledge in operating systems at admin level (Linux, Windows, Networking)
    • Knowledge of Web: browsers and mobile devices
    • knowledge of databases and data storage. Preferably Oracle
    • Basic knowledge of scripting and programming.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in computer hardware and connectivity issues (network-switches, NAS-SAN storage solutions, …)
  • SW Testing knowledge:
    • Experienced SW tester with a thorough understanding of test strategies and tools.
    • Business acumen to improve testing effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Good communication and networking skills to interact with SW developers, team leads, scrum masters and product owners on the detail level.
  • Good oral and written knowledge of English
  • Problem solver and team player.
  • Focused on customer satisfaction.
  • Lifelong learning attitude and self starter
  • Perseverance and drive

We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

Agfa Inc. is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) and all of its standards in order to create a barrier-free Ontario. We will provide necessary accommodation during the recruitment and selection process to all applicants. If you require accommodation, please reach out to Human Resources.

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