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Signal Processing/Concept Development Engineer Job

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): US-MA-Cambridge; US-MA-Boston

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: 

Boston Scientific is a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years. Our mission at Boston Scientific is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the quality of patient care. The Cambridge-based division is a small, dynamic, fast-growing part of Boston Scientific’s Electrophysiology Division with a highly talented team developing the leading-edge Rhythmia Mapping system. The high-resolution 3D maps of the electrical activity of the human heart provided by this system are used by physicians to diagnose and treat cardiac arrhythmia. 


The Signal Processing/Concept Development Engineer will have a leading role in the design and development of novel algorithms and tools for cutting-edge medical applications in the field of Cardiac Electrophysiology. 


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Design and develop novel processing algorithms applied to biological signals 
  • Drive the efforts for feasibility validation to prepare for transfer to commercial integration  
  • Work as part of concept development teams to explore, model, and develop new algorithms and ideas for breakthrough mapping and automated sensing features 
  • Effectively collaborate across disciplines (HW, Software, Systems, and ME) to focus on and maximize end-to-end solution value 
  • Play an active role in the cross-functional/departmental effort of defining the clinical feature value proposition 
  • Provide technical leadership in algorithm development and best practices 
  • Participate in the design and execution of preclinical system experiments in the lab, with physicians, and 3rd parties 


What we’re looking for: 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent with at least 5 years of product development experience in a commercial environment.
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated expertise in MATLAB/Python or equivalent for prototyping, modeling and analysis
  • Capability of anticipating and recognizing the potential problems of the designed and developed products 
  • Knowledge of advanced non-linear filter design, statistical methods, and control theory. 
  • Domain Expertise in Cardiac Electrophysiology or similar field 
  • Prior experience with optimization and inverse problems 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering/Computer Science with Signal/Image processing or Algorithm/Method Development background with 2 years of professional experience in a relevant field. 
  • Experience with cardiac mapping algorithms 
  • Demonstrated history publishing in the field of cardiac electrophysiology 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical information in a clear and thorough manner 
  • Familiarity with lab equipment (signal generator, oscilloscope, LabView, etc.) 



Requisition ID: 532441


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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