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Engineer, Prin S/W 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:  Onsite
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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.

Engineer, Prin S/W

Engineer, Software: Develops software systems, applications, firmware, and/or provides software systems testing and validation in support of Manufacturing Engineering. Performs any of the following:  Applications: Responsible for analyzing, designing, programming, debugging, and modification of local, network/internet-related computer programs for maunfacturing applications. May interface with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. 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. 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, defines, implements system requirements, system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters by using current systems engineering methods and technologies. May include simulations, mathematical analysis and/or system interaction analysis.
  • Leads project teams to develop clear specifications, evaluates feasibility of concepts, and provides formal estimates for electrical/software designs.
  • Documents software development and/or test development by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards.
  • Develop machine control software and integrate this software with controllers, motion controllers, vision systems, and other instrumentation.
  • 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, coordinates system partitioning (i.e. hardware/software partitioning) and total system integration by using systems engineering practices.
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
  • Mentors Engineers in engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge.
  • Analyzes and coordinates system testing (i.e. validation, verification).

Management Requirements

B.S. Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred, 9+ years of related work experience .  Experience on Medical Device/Pharmaceutical industry. Knowledge and experience designing and implementing machine vision inspection systems. Able to specify and select vision systems components such as cameras, lenses, filters and lighting among others. Experience with the integration of vision inspections systems and PLC based control systems. Must be able to assess the actual system and identify requirements for successful vision systems implementation. Assessment includes impact and modifications to existing PLC and HMI applications, machine modifications to install new vision systems hardware and quality documentation impacted. Previous experience with Cognex Vision Pro, Cognex Insight, Allen Bradley PLCs and Rockwell Automation HMI software is required. Fully Bilingual


Requisition ID: 526938


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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