supervisor_account Stryker
room Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
stars Senior
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Software Test Manager (m/f/d) Computer-assisted Surgery at Stryker


  • Based on a successful engineering degree, you have already gained a minimum of 7+ years of professional experience in Software and/or System Testing, System Engineering, System Integration, and Test or related experience.
  • Minimum of 2+ years experience with Systems that includes Hardware and Software.
  • Experience with regulatory standards applicable to medical device and software development life cycle: ISO 13485, ISO 14971, and IEC 62304.
  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience in goal setting, coaching, mentoring, and developing a successful team.
  • Prior development experience with C, C++, Python and/or implementation of ISTQB and ISO SW testing standards is preferred.
  • You can navigate in a matrix organization and understand how to effectively communicate and build strong relationships across different hierarchy levels and functions in an intercultural context.
  • Fluent German and English skills complete your profile.


Scope of Work

  • Together with your team you will be responsible for planning and conducting complex software and system integration tests for our navigated surgical applications.
  • You will drive the entire software testing process including definition of test strategies, development of test cases, the execution of all test activities, data collection, documentation, and release.
  • You will maintain close cooperation with internal international interfaces to coordinate strategies, methods, equipment, and resources.
  • Therefore, you will work with Project Leads to ensure the project schedule is realistic, and hold the Project Lead and team accountable.
  • As a leader, you will drive the growth of the team through the recruitment of top performing talents and actively promote the personnel and professional development of team members.



Hybrid model:  Thanks to our flexible working hours model, you will have the opportunity to work partially from the home office. A regular presence on site at our location in Freiburg should always be given to build sustainable relationships and maintain personal contact with colleagues as well as the departments. 

Pension plan for your retirement provision. We offer our employees a lucrative pension plan in the form of a Stryker internal pension plan.
Promoting the compatibility of family and career through flexible working hours. We offer a modern and attractive working time model to accommodate individual life situations.
Catering. Fruit, coffee and water are available free of charge. In Freiburg, baked goods and discounted lunch menus are offered in the employee restaurant.
Career. Developing talent is an important part of Stryker's culture and strategy. This doesn't just describe something we do - it shows who we are.
Diversity & Inclusion: Stryker is committed to an open and inclusive culture that fosters the development of talented and engaged employees.
Hansefit: Stryker cares about the health and well-being of its employees. 

Applicant Location Requirements

in  Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany).

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually. More information is available at

● Reconstructive
● MedSurg 
● Neurotechnology & Spine 

● 2021 Sales: $17.1 billion 
● Industry : Medical Instruments & Supplies 
● Employees: 46,000+ globally 
● 40 Years of Sales Growth leading up to 2020 
● 44+ Manufacturing and R&D Locations Worldwide 
● $1.2 billion spend on research and development in 2021
● 11,657 patents owned globally in 2021
● Products Sold in Over 75 Countries 
● Fortune 500 Company