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Engineer, Sr Systems

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:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Cambridge, MA, US, 02138

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.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to become a member of a dynamic team that provides technical leadership with a mix of mechanical, electrical, software, and catheter engineers and an interdisciplinary team of Marketing, Regulatory, and Quality. This individual will work on new projects from concept to commercialization and projects that maintain our currently released mapping system. The individual will be responsible for defining, analyzing and implementing system requirements, risk analysis, and usability as well as provide input to cross-functional deliverables. 
Key Responsibilities 

  • Defines and analyzes system requirements, clinical workflows, and input/output processes by using current systems engineering methods and technologies. 
  • Solve system problems by analyzing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions.
  • Documents system architecture and design control elements by writing documents, reports, and memos.
  • Translates customer needs into technical requirements, engaging the field, marketing, service and other functions as needed. 
  • Provides expertise and conducts evaluation of validation and verification activities.
  • Directs and assist with industry-based standards testing for safety and EMC according to 60601-1 
  • Drives the risk analysis for the project.
  • Works with a cross-functional team and serves as an R&D representative on cross-functional deliverables.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Engineering degree (EE, computer science, or biomedical) and experience driving projects and tasks to closure.
  • Strong communications and time management abilities.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership within cross-functional teams.
  • Track record of independent and solution-oriented work style.
  • 5+ Years of experience within the Medical Device industry with BS degree, 3+ Years with MS or PhD

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical Device experience working with imaging and signal processing systems (EEG, Electrophysiology, etc.).
  • Experience conducting simulations, mathematical analysis and/or system interaction analysis. 
  • At least 5 years of engineering experience in mixed HW/SW systems.
  • Technical experience with digital and analog low noise systems.
  • Usability engineering experience.

Quality System Requirements

  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.
  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.


Requisition ID: 541378


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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