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Principal Specialist, Regulatory Affairs - Cardiac Rhythm Management

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; US-IN-Spencer; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MN-Maple Grove

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.



At Boston Scientific, you’ll discover a place where you can have meaningful purpose, improving lives through your life's work. In Rhythm Management (RM) we offer solutions for treating irregular heart rhythms and heart failure, and protecting against sudden cardiac arrest. We continue to innovate in key areas and extending our products into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.  


Position Summary:

Under minimal supervision, the Principal Regulatory Affairs Specialist is responsible for planning, managing, and implementing regulatory submissions to the US FDA, EU notified body and other country specific regulatory bodies.  The position is also responsible for ensuring continued compliance with regulatory agency approvals including change impact reviews.


Position Responsibilities:

•    Develop domestic and international strategies for regulatory approval of medical devices
•    Coordinate, compile and submit U.S. and international regulatory filings for new and modified products, including PMAs, 510(k)s, IDEs, CE Marking submissions, and other country specific product registrations
•    Develop and maintain positive relationships with regulatory body reviewers through oral and written communications regarding clarification and follow-up of submissions under review
•    Review product and manufacturing changes for compliance with applicable regulations and impact to regulatory filings
•    Represent RA on cross functional product development, manufacturing and clinical support teams and provide regulatory feedback and guidance throughout the product development cycle
•    Review technical and labeling supporting documents for inclusion in regulatory filings
•    Represent RA on other cross functional projects which may include process changes and continuous improvement efforts.


Required Qualifications:

•    Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
•    Minimum 8 years regulatory affairs or related experience (Quality, R&D, Biocompatibility, etc.). 
•    Demonstrated proficiency with relevant US, EU, and/or International regulatory requirements for medical devices including Quality Systems standards and clinical investigations
•    Strong technical, research and problem-solving skills
•    General understanding of regulations applicable to the conduct of clinical trials.
•    Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and simply both orally and in writing
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities
•    Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, project planning, and project management skills
•    Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
•    Basic submission and presentation related computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat


Preferred Qualifications:

•    Degree in life sciences or engineering or an equivalent discipline
•    Previous experience with Class III medical device submissions
•    Experience working directly with FDA, notified bodies and/or international health authorities
•    Regulatory experience with combination products




Requisition ID: 541116


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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