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Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Cambridge, MA, US, 02138

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.

The US Cambridge-based division is a small, dynamic, fast-growing part of the Boston Scientific Electrophysiology group with a highly talented team developing and testing the leading edge Rhythmia Mapping system. The Rhythmia Mapping System centers around a real-time virtual world of the human heart. As a physician probes the heart with a catheter, the system generates an accurate anatomical model of the chamber. High-performance rendering and algorithmic techniques are vital to creating a stunning view and providing the physician with instant feedback.

The software test engineer II will join a highly effective product quality team, working side-by-side with developers in an Agile environment, developing test cases for a wide range of software components, including user interface, algorithms, and back-end data handling. The position will also include writing or updating test cases, manual execution of tests, and interacting with a variety of electronic equipment in the lab.  Besides manual testing, you would be involved working in test automation which requires coding skills in Python or C++. Our tools include Squish, Python, C++, MATLAB, and Linux.

Your responsibilities include: 

  • Design, develop and execute test cases to ensure the quality of the product by proving system functionality, verify business and user requirements are met in Electrophysiology domain area.
  • Manual execution of tests, automate test scripts in Python, Squish and or MATLAB 
  • Ensure that tests have been conducted in accordance with written procedures. 
  • Document test results and write test reports. 
  • Diagnose problems and report bugs and enhancements in a bug tracking system. 
  • Share knowledge and demonstrate product areas to other team members on ad hoc basis.
  • Assist in determining test methodology, test strategy and test data setup.
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, product review meetings, bug triage meetings and etc.
  • Work closely with software development team, hardware engineering team, field support team, and other cross-functional teams.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree along with 3+ years of software test engineer or related experience or 1+ years with a master’s degree or advanced degree
  • A strong CS background, preferably BS/MS in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong product quality and testing experience preferably in medical device domain
  • Working knowledge of test automation 
  • Some programming experience is desirable. Such as Python, C or C++
  • A natural attention to detail and a penchant for organizing and documenting
  • A good learner who can master complex software and quickly adapt to new tools and technologies
  • Experience working in Agile Scrum development environment
  • Ability to think logically and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Follow company policy regarding ISO and FDA documentation and compliance for medical device


Requisition ID: 498456


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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