Usability Engineer


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Usability Engineer

Do you want to contribute to the improvement of the life experience for people with a hearing disability?


Then we might have an exciting career for you as Usability engineer at Oticon Medical in Vallauris (France).

Oticon Medical is committed to improve the quality of life of profoundly deaf patients. For that, we develop implantable medical devices and surgical techniques to restore profound hearing loss. As a member of one of the world’s largest groups of hearing health care companies, we share a close link with Oticon and direct access to the latest advancements in hearing research and technologies. Our competencies span more than a century of innovations in sound processing and decades of pioneering experience in hearing implant technology.

Key responsibilities


In your job you will be part of Oticon Medical / Neurelec R&D in Vallauris France, situated on the French Rivera.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team together with clinical, QARA, systems engineering and software / hardware engineering.

The validation engineer is responsible for creating and executing validation strategies and usability tests for the development of new product development projects. The main responsibilities include:

  • Define validation strategy for user requirements, together with clinical and systems engineering,
  • Contribute to the user interface evaluations by defining and driving usability tests,
  • Create validation and usability test cases,
  • Plan and execute tests,
  • Analyze data and generate reports,
  • Feedback findings to the project team and make proposals,
  • Comply with regulatory standards and quality management system.

The validation engineer may support system verification activities.


Experience in validating medical devices


You have a Bachelor and/or a master’s degree in engineering and you have least 3 years of experience in the validation of medical devices.

This would be a plus if you have experience in AIMD and/or in the usability process.


As a person you have good communication skills and are a team player by heart. You are motivated by the quality of product, with a clear focus on customer needs, and by working in cross-professional development teams. You are dedicated about your work, are self-managed and constantly focused on your goals.

We expect you to be fluent in English.


Our commitment to making a difference


Together with skilled colleagues, you are part of a dynamic environment based on trust and openness, and you will experience a strong passion for our patients. We are a growing international company where everybody supports the business by making sure we successfully bring the best experience with our products to our users. You will be working in a bright and open workplace, where a flexible working environment, knowledge sharing and professional respect makes it meaningful to go to work.