QA Manual and Automation Engineer

Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy · Software Team



We're an affective computing company focused on human data analytics, with offices in Downtown Boston, MA and Milan, Italy.

Our mission is to provide intelligent technology that is friendly, caring and more human.
We design and develop medical-quality wearable devices aimed to improve people's emotional well-being and save lives. Embrace2, our hero product, is the only wrist-worn seizure monitor cleared by the FDA, designed to help prevent SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy).

We believe in a work environment that fosters autonomy, mastery and purpose. We are a team of passionate people from all over the world bringing high levels of creativity to our everyday work.

Watch the recent TEDx talk delivered by our Co-Founder and Chief Scientist Rosalind Picard to learn more about the history of Empatica and what drives our commitment to great work:

The new team player

We are looking for a QA Manual and Automation Engineer who is passionate about our mission and is ready to take responsibility for the quality of products that can save people's lives.

The perfect match for this role should understand the complexity and high stakes of working on medical-grade devices where ensuring the job is done right the first time is of utmost importance.

As a QA Engineer you will make sure that our products and systems are robust and reliable, so our team can quickly release new features and our users are satisfied with the quality of our products. We are looking for a person who can help us take testing to the next level and is able to automate part of the processes to make sure we can move fast. Your role will be the key to enable Empatica to release high quality software continuously.

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How the team works

The QA team plans its work in agile sprints. We agree on the focus of our quarterly work through OKRs (objectives & key results) and from there detail down our user stories and tasks. Working with FDA cleared products, the QA team is in close contact with both developers and the regulatory team and is often concerned with facilitating processes.

The QA team aspires to automate their work where reasonable using a range of modern technologies, to name a few: docker, cucumber, appium, typescript, ruby. We drive the vision for infrastructure that helps us spread QA across the company.

Why work at Empatica

At Empatica you will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced environment where your impact will be recognizable from day one. If you jump on board, we can guarantee it won't be an easy ride, but it will be one of the most rewarding experiences in your career, one that will allow you to learn a lot and test your whole skill-set on multiple projects, which are already helping thousands of people worldwide.


The ideal candidate for this position:

The ideal candidate for Empatica:


We expect a lot from you, but your efforts will be rewarded by great benefits:

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