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Engineer II, Electrical

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:  Hybrid
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.

This Principal Electrical Engineer opportunity is within the Peripheral Interventions division. Our Research and Development team supports the design, development, and sustaining work for the capital equipment portion of medical devices used to treat clots, pulmonary embolism, and cancer. In this role, you will provide the technical expertise and engineering leadership needed to support current products and help define the future product development opportunities. Scope of work includes sustaining activities such as design changes, design transfers, and line extensions with the support of engineers in-team and from other Boston Scientific divisions. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and support integration and testing of medical devices that include multiple processors, FPGA, instrumentation, and power circuits. 
  • Build product expertise to respond to questions from cross-functional teams, inform priorities for both development and sustaining activities, identify product improvements that support customer and business goals.
  • Participates in design reviews, late-stage engineering activities, and sustaining activities including component sourcing challenges and responding to questions from service and other customer-facing teams.
  • Coordinate third party designers, suppliers, and contract manufacturers to deliver high quality engineering solutions at an accelerated pace.

What we’re looking for in you:

  • 4+ years product development in lead roles, preferably in a regulated industry.
  • Electrical or Computer Engineering degree.  Bachelors required.
  • Complex electronics design and implementation experience required.
  • Proficiency in PCBA design from concept through manufacturing, including analog, digital, power, and embedded microprocessor and/or FPGA circuitry.
  • Excellent hands-on electronics prototyping, debug, verification, and failure analysis skills.
  • Proficiency with lab equipment including power supplies, oscilloscopes, multimeters, spectrum/signal/logic analyzers.
  • Skilled in schematic capture, modeling, and simulation tools such as SPICE.  



  • Medical device experience preferred.
  • Power supply design and integration experience a plus, esp. high voltage.
  • Electrical safety (IEC 60601-1) and EMI/EMC (60601-1-2) experience a plus.
  • Embedded programming experience including MCUs and/or FPGAs (C, C++, Verilog/VHDL, etc.)
  • Proven self-starter who runs towards critical issues, ambiguous requirements, or loosely defined challenges with a demonstrated ability to rally teams to achieve business results.
  • Experience with Design for X (X = reliability, manufacturability, service, cost, etc.) or related methodologies to deliver end-to-end solutions.
  • Hands-on experience managing suppliers and/or contract manufacturers.
  • Skilled problem solver, proficient in problem solving methodologies.
  • 10% Travel required


Requisition ID: 547525


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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