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Engineer, Sr R&D (AS)

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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.                

Boston Scientific is seeking a highly motivated Sr Research & Development Engineer. The successful candidate will be a part of the new and exciting Interventional Heart Failure organization. The R&D role will utilize a variety of new and proven technologies to deliver life-changing medical devices to patients and clinicians in support of BSC’s mission. 
Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Owning and developing key design elements in BSC’s Interventional Heart Failure device portfolio.
  • Be a part of a dynamic and cross functional team.  Moving fast in a new and exciting space.
  • Applying sound engineering fundamentals to drive robust design decisions
  • Planning, executing, and analyzing critical experimentation and sharing findings with the project team
  • Researching the latest materials and processing technology; using that knowledge to drive informed decisions
  • Evaluating product risks and implementing robust design controls
  • Providing clear and regular communication within your project workstream
  • Understanding the anatomy and clinical use cases to inform design decisions
  • Developing solutions from early concepts through design freeze and commercialization
  • Working directly with external vendors for materials, components, and processing as needed
  • Author clear and robust design specifications
  • Develop robust solutions to loosely defined problems
  • Develop new bench methods as necessary to assess device performance
  • Be a subject matter expert in your area of design ownership

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or similar
  • Required minimum years of work experience (primarily in medical device or related field): 5+ Years with BS, 3+ Years with MS
  • Experience in design analysis techniques
  • Experience owning technical aspects of device design as a member of a cross-functional team 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to understand clinical application and translate to design features and requirements. 
  • Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on technical inputs from multiple and varied sources.
  • Good organizational, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to own and organize complex engineering work.  
  • Experienced with multi-faceted technology and product development programs 
  • Experience in BLDC motors and design
  • Experience with precision bearing systems or similar technology
  • Design principles related to medical device blood compatibility
  • Ability to research literature and apply learnings in direct and tangible ways
  • Class II or Class III Medical Device product development experience
  • Solid experimental design and statistical analysis knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex engineering problems with efficiency
  • A high bias towards action

Requisition ID: 566654

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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