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Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Dorado, PR, PR, 00646

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.




  • Engineer, Software: Develops software systems, applications, firmware, and/or provides software systems testing and validation in support of R&D and/or Manufacturing Process Engineering. Performs any of the following: Applications: Responsible for analyzing, designing, programming, debugging, and modification of local, network/internet-related computer programs for commercial or end user applications (i.e. materials management, financial management, HRIS, or desktop applications products). May interface with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Product Applications: Responsible for analyzing, designing, programming, debugging, and modification of real-time applications. Requires knowledge of real-time operating systems and software. Work often involves knowledge of modeling and simulation software. May interface with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Firmware: Responsible for the analysis, design, programming, debugging and modification of firmware applications. Work often involves analog and digital hardware and software operating systems. Position requires knowledge and exposure to hardware design. Internal Systems: Responsible for designing, developing, troubleshooting and debugging software programs for internal technical end users. May include software tools, utilities, databases and internet-related tools, etc. Position requires knowledge of hardware compatibility and/or hardware design. Programmers who are developing applications for technical end users should be matched here. Systems Verification: Responsible for developing, applying and maintaining quality standards for software products.




  • Designs, develops, debugs, modifies, tests software programs by using current programming languages, methodologies and technologies.
  • Documents software development and/or test development by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards
  • Tracks software development effort by creating and maintaining records in the approved tracking management tool.
  • Solves engineering problems by analyzing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, verifies requirements, software and systems by using software engineering practices.
  • Investigates, researches, selects software designs, operating systems and/or practices.
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
  • Directs support personnel and project activities.
  • Directs support personnel and project activities.
  • Mentors Engineers in software engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge.


Management Requirements


  • B.S. Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred, 5-7 years of experience on Medical Device/Pharmaceutical industry. Knowledge and experience applying data sciences techniques and metodologies. Able to  Apply mathematics, statistics, and the scientific method to analyze data, identify patters and extract meaningful information. Experience with the following software/systems: Python, Visual Studio development tools, FactoryTalk View, Rockwell controllers. Knowledge and exposure to databases (SQL, Oracle, etc.), Manufacturing Execution Systems, data collection systems, reporting tools, data communication networks and computers virtualization. Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills. Fully bilingual.


Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines


  • Knowledge: A seasoned, experienced professional with a complete understanding and wide application of principle, theories, and concepts in the field. Applies a full understanding of area of specialization to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways. General knowledge of other related disciplines, business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships. This job is the fully-qualified career-oriented position.
  • Problem Solving: Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises authority and judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Has a of ...



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 476606


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