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Sr Software Engineer - Mobile (Android)

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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.


About the role:

Software developed for the medical device industry requires rigor and attention to detail to meet industry and regulatory standards. It takes someone who can problem solve, is unwilling to give up, and is in tune with the highly regulated nature of medical device software. We’re looking for a top-notch software engineer with a focus on quality who has experience with Android development in Kotlin. Additionally, experience with iOS Development is a plus.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a BLE-intensive native mobile application for Android using Kotlin and/or Java
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Produce highly testable code
  • Write automated tests including unit, integration, and functional tests
  • Participate in design reviews to provide architectural feedback
  • Conduct code reviews with your peers
  • Conform to a highly regulated software environment
  • Focus on patient safety
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 3-5 years of experience developing Android applications, with minimum 1 year using Kotlin
  • Experience with agile software development including Kanban
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Strong understanding of git, pull request/merge request workflow, and DevOps services like GitLab or GitHub
  • Experience writing unit tests for Android

Preferred qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of continuous integration for Android
  • Experience working with Jetpack Compose, Coroutines/RxJava and Retrofit
  • Experience creating automated UI tests with Espresso or Appium
  • Exposure to building mobile applications in iOS with Swift
  • Ability to develop web applications using Java/J2EE technologies
  • Understanding of JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience developing software within a regulated environment in the medical industry
  • Experience with security tools and products
  • Team player willing to collaborate with peers
  • Effective communicator & writer


Requisition ID: 582050

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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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