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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


Senior R&D Engineer


About the role:

  • Lead the development of new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment with minimal supervision. 
  • Independently, or as a member of a team, develops, directs, and executes plans for a major segment of complex projects. 
  • Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish technical specifications for designing or modifying products, processes, and materials.
  • Responsible for designing, defining and implementing system requirements for complex customer systems and/or preparing studies and analyzing existing systems.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Designs, defines, implements system requirements, system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters by using current systems engineering methods and technologies.
  • Documents system requirements by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards.
  • Tracks system engineering effort by creating and maintaining records in the approved tracking management tool.
  • Solves system problems by analyzing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions.
  • Analyzes, coordinates system partitioning (i.e. hardware/software partitioning) and total system integration by using systems engineering practices.
  • Conducts special studies on subjects such as improving systems engineering practices, improving system quality, subsystem partitioning, etc. by researching and analyzing options for implementation.
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
  • Directs support personnel and project activities.
  • Mentors engineers in software engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge.


What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years of R&D experience
  • Proven leadership experience leading an engineering team to develop new device from concept through commercialization
  • Solid understanding of Design for Six Sigma tools and principles


Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Engineering, Physics, or related field
  • Medical device experience



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: 441740


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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