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Varian Medical Systems Software Quality Engineer Intern in Palo Alto, California

Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, we bring together the worlds’ best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

Varian is looking for highly motivated interns who can perform software verification to ensure our radiation oncology products maintain the highest quality, safety, and efficacy. As a Software Quality Engineer Intern, you will utilize technical skills for developing, maintaining and executing test cases for verifying the functional requirements of our treatment delivery systems products. You will be part of the development team that works efficiently and effectively in a cross-functional environment.

  1. Develops software verification plans for testing software related to linear accelerators for cancer therapy.

  2. Analyzes engineering requirements and writes verification test procedures.

  3. Assists in product design documentation reviews for safety, consistency, traceability, and compliance to regulations (such as the FDA QSR design control requirements (21 CFR Part 820.30)).

  4. Perform software installation, configuration, and test execution according to written test procedures.

  5. Logs problems found during verification testing into discrepancy report databases.

  6. Develop automation test scripts from manual test cases and develop software tools as necessary.

Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.


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Together, we can beat cancer.

Imagine a world without fear of cancer. We do, every day. Varian Medical Systems is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating and managing cancer. For more than 70 years, we have developed, built, and delivered innovative cancer care technologies and solutions for our clinical partners around the globe to help them treat millions of patients each year.

Taking an Intelligent Cancer Care approach, we are harnessing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to advance cancer treatment and expand access to care to help patients become survivors.

When you join Varian, you become part of a global network of innovative and inspired minds working together across the globe. We keep the patient and our clinical partners at the center of our thinking as we power new victories in cancer care. Because for cancer patients everywhere, their fight is our fight.