Rigaku is looking for a senior software QA engineer responsible for leading Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering activities throughout the Software Development Lifecycle for new development initiatives. This includes ensuring that the software development process is compliant with applicable standards & regulations. This role will interface with other departments (e.g. Sr. Management, Operations, Service, Product Development and Engineering) as well as other external parties on issues related to product development, launched product support, and software used for automation of the quality system. The ability to effectively communicate software and design and development regulations, optimize the development process, and ensure ambiguities and conflicting requirements are resolved are critical to the success of the position.