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Principal Software Engineer Architect - Cardiac Diagnostics

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Houston, TX, US, 77001

Additional Location(s): US-TX-Houston; US-MN-Arden Hills

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:
As a Principal Software Engineer Architect, you will develop software systems, applications, and firmware, and provide testing and validation in support of R&D and Manufacturing Process Engineering. You will be responsible for designing, programming, debugging, and modifying local, network/internet-related computer programs for commercial or end user applications, real-time applications, and firmware applications. You will also design, develop, troubleshoot, and debug software programs for internal technical end users, which may include software tools, utilities, databases, and internet-related tools. In the realm of Digital Health, you will lead the architecture and strategy for customer-facing web portals and electronic medical/health record (EMR/EHR) systems in our Cardiac Diagnostics group. Your primary responsibilities will be to architect, design, document, develop, and unit test these applications, and to coordinate with other software engineers as well as cross-functional and cross-department teams.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Architect and design solutions for web-based applications and electronic medical/health record integration systems using Microsoft .NET, C#, and Angular.
  • Work closely with Product Managers to provide insight on product direction, technology, and backlog prioritization.
  • Design, define, and implement system requirements, specifications, and input/output processes using current systems engineering methods and technologies.
  • Help the team define the MVP, product vision, and roadmap.
  • Support long-range strategy development to ensure key technologies are funded in Long Range Planning.
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis of new technologies to assess their insertion point into product lines and processes.
  • Mentor Engineers in engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge.
  • Continuously improve process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in computer science or management information systems
  • Minimum of 10 years of software development experience
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Technical integrations with external EMR/EHR systems
    • HL7 standard
    • FHIR standard
  • Software development experience in some of the following areas:
    • C# Microsoft development using .NET
    • Backend development using SQL and Stored Procedures
    • MVC, web service interfaces and middle-tier components
    • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, or ASP.NET
    • Web Service development, Rest APIs and JSON
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Familiarity with SCM tools such as GIT and Agile SDLC tools such as Azure DevOps or Jira
  • Ability to work with outside vendors to identify appropriate strategy and tooling for business

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in computer science or management information systems
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Pipelines
  • Experience with healthcare IT and/or software preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in agile, small-team environments
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously when necessary
  • Must be eager to work with other dedicated programmers in different geographic locations


Requisition ID: 583607

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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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