Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer

    Location US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    Support validation and change control of software for automated manufacturing processes through the software development life cycle at the Rochester Contact Lens Manufacturing Facility. This integral role will work on both legacy and new systems to drive the future success of Bausch + Lomb’s Vision Care business.


    This position has responsibility for the development and management of 1 direct report at the GEHC.


    The Software Quality Assurance Engineer will be responsible for the overall management of the  Software Development Lifecycle Quality System Elements for the Contact Lens Manufacturing facility. 


    • Develop user and/or functional requirements for software systems (SFIS, PLC, and database)
    • Ensure compliance to company and regulatory requirements including 21 CFR Part 11. 
    • Develop detailed software test scripts and manage execution of them with due diligence
    • Develop test cases that exercise new features under development
    • Track problems and their solutions using the appropriate reporting systems
    • Support and participate in product and process software improvements
    • Work closely with cross functional departments to help with timely investigation and response to reported defects and problems
    • Develop / implement strategies to improve the management of the Software Development Lifecycle through collaboration with Quality, IT, and Controls Engineering
    • Creation and maintenance of departmental work instructions
    • Key Relationships: Global Functional Support as required and internal customers



    • Minimum of 3 years experience testing real-time, embedded software systems
    • Experience in a GMP/Quality System Regulated industry - understanding Electronic Records/Electronic Signatures required.
    • Experience of developing test cases covering boundary verification, conformance to requirements, fault handling and stress testing and debugging
    • The ability to understand and work to complex technical specifications
    • The ability to analyze problems and offering solutions
    • The ability to quickly integrate and make a significant contribution to the company
    • Strong communication skills. Able to work closely with staff to understand and communicate technical issues
    • Good team player but able to work on own initiative

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    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



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