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R&D Engineer

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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Clonmel, IE

Additional Locations:  N/A

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Boston Scientific Clonmel is hiring an R&D Engineer for its R&D Department. 


About the role:

The candidate will contribute their engineering skill set and expertise to all stages of the medical device development and sustaining engineering activities across a number of projects. The engineer will be required to develop technological solutions and lead activities relating to the software development.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop and test software as part of a system, document and troubleshoot issues.
  • Partner with cross functional team on hardware selection for new designs.
  • Apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support a wide range of products.
  • Participate in software system architecture development and document software requirements and development plan.
  • Perform detailed design analysis and reviews with hardware engineering team to achieve product performance, cost, reliability, and manufacturability requirements.
  • Track software related issues and lead resolution of issues with a well-documented and methodical approach.
  • Develop software test and verification plans and protocols, and conduct prototype testing and verification testing.
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to debug/integrate.
  • Collaborate with program managers to create and manage development plans and project plans related to software development.
  • Contribute to the creation and update of relevant software documentation, risk management documentation, issue tracking, configuration management, test reports etc.


 What we’re looking for:


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic, Computer engineering or equivalent


Experience Requirements:


  • Experience developing embedded software solutions using C/ C++
  • Good knowledge in Linux operating systems.
  • Knowledge of standard development tools, Unit/Integration Testing and static code analysis.
  • Knowledge of the software life cycle processes.
  • Knowledge of security and encryption.
  • Experience in technical specification and report writing.
  • Must have the ability to work well with a variety of individuals from various disciplines and backgrounds and the ability to also work independently.
  • Experience with communication buses such as I2C, SPI and RS232.



Requisition ID: 545748


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!

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