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Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)

 

 

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

Principal Software Test Engineer

 

About the role:

  • Responsible to lead a team of software and firmware test engineers for complex customer systems and/or preparing studies and analyzing existing systems.
  • Participate as a member of our hardware systems team for electronic medical equipment systems supporting multiple BSC divisions.
  • Utilize a variety of new and proven technologies to test life-changing systems to patients and clinicians in support of BSC’s mission.
  • The position includes a variety of sustaining engineering and new product development opportunities.

 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Designs, defines, updates, implements and tests firmware test protocols by using current firmware engineering test methods and technologies.
  • Documents firmware test plans, results, reports and memos. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards.
  • Tracks firmware test engineering effort by creating and maintaining records in the approved tracking management tool.
  • Communicates status and priority to the test team and management.
  • Collaborates with firmware, system, hardware and software engineers to provide meaningful innovation
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
  • Prepare studies to analyze new and existing systems.

 

What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Lead testing of software or firmware-based systems.
  • Leadership experience of teams sized from 3-7 other engineers
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent engineering field: Bachelors with 8 years of experience Or Masters with 5 years of experience
  • Excellent core firmware test engineering skills and Relevant industry experience
  • Excellent Analytical Skills
  • Experience with development languages like C/C++/Python
  • Travel can be up to 20% to BSC divisions and clinics

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with industry standards like 62304
  • Experience with medical device electronics and systems – preferably in Electrophysiology or Cardiac Rhythm Management
  • Test development experience with internally developed or off the shelf test tools
  • Strong communications and time management abilities
  • Development experience with global teams

                                                                                               

 

About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

 

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

 

Requisition ID: 446139

 


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