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Senior Platform Engineer - Digital Health Job

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Date: Sep 19, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a); US-MA-Marlborough


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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.



About the role:
As a Platform Engineer on the Digital Health team you’ll be part of a team developing innovative new solutions to significant problems in the healthcare industry. You are a highly-motivated engineering professional who can help us build our Digital Health capabilities and services across a variety of care pathways.
Your responsibilities:

  • Develop platform solutions alongside other platform engineers, often through pairing, and platform product manager; develop and implement cloud-based solutions and services for use by software development teams across the Boston Scientific enterprise
  • Collaborate with internal customers of the platform (eg. software development teams) to understand their needs, develop services that closely meet the customer needs and support internal customers with onboarding and advice throughout their use of the platform
  • Incorporate industry standards in software development and cloud infrastructure development and standard tools, eg. Test Driven Development, Extreme Programming, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), including Terraform or Cloud Formation, Agile, and Lean software practices, and User Centered Design methodologies to execute on platform-as-a-product implementation and operations
  • Committed to delivering high quality, high value, maintainable software in the hands of users quickly by working side-by-side with other software engineers, product managers, and platform customers 
  • Present ideas and technical content to an audience with a broad range of experience

What we're looking for:
Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years IT experience 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with designing and developing enterprise applications · 
  • Minimum of 3 years of large scale distributed software design and development experience · 
  • Experience with installation & configuration of Kubernetes container service
  • Minimum of 2 years with IaaS offerings e.g. Google, AWS, Azure 
  • Familiar with IT infrastructure concerns ·
  • Familiar with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), including Terraform or Cloud Formation
  • Minimum of 2 years Solutioning, Designing, and implementing applications/APIs · 
  • Experience in utilization of Elastic Runtime Environments, accessing and troubleshooting and solutions recommendations ·
  • Experience in one or more of the following development languages: Spring-Java, Go, NodeJS , .net · Migration from Monolithic application development to micro-services · 
  • Experience with a CI/CD pipeline Concourse, GIT, Bit Bucket, Jenkins, etc. · Experience with 12 factor app delivery
  • Experience with Alerting, Logging and Monitoring solution configuration
  • Demonstrated experience in DevOps best practices
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to leading and educate/train others · 
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and practices · 
  • Experience developing software within a regulated environment in the medical industry · 
  • Experience with Spring Framework · 
  • Experience working with EMR/EHR applications is a plus
  • Familiarity with common healthcare systems integration approaches: HL7, FHIR, DIRECT/HISP, EDI
  • Familiarity with Healthcare Interface Engine such as Mirth or other engines is a plus· 
  • Familiarity with relational and non-SQL, Event Driven Architectures/messaging and process orchestration is a plus



LOCATION: Will consider remote; however, employee must be able to travel up to 20%





Requisition ID: 490547


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.

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