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Engineer II, Software Controls

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
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Locations:  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.

About This Role: 

This is an opportunity to be part of the activities of the Equipment Engineering team.  Boston Scientific takes great pride in our crucial role in developing, producing, and delivering products and services that transform lives with innovative medical solutions.

As the Software Controls Engineer II, I will be part of a team of talented engineers and automation specialists who create and support automated solutions for our manufacturing and new product development customers.  You will assist in developing, implementing, and supporting automated equipment and software systems for medical device manufacturing.  This role has a hands-on approach in equipment development, including automation and control design, electro-mechanical systems, industrial and collaborative robots, and computer hardware and software support.  This enables us to support and develop a wide range of legacy and new technology solutions across the full spectrum of manufacturing capabilities, from high-volume automation to low-volume manual assembly.

Your Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provides support to new and sustaining initiatives in the areas of automation and equipment design originating from the Process Development team
  • Controls project planning (i.e., project scheduling/phasing, subcontract planning, resource planning, budget planning, commissioning planning)
  • Review of project requirements & definition and the formulation of project specifications (i.e., functional, design, etc.)
  • All aspects of control system execution, from hardware design, system design, network design, software development (PLC and PC-related systems), and system commissioning
  • Identifies, anticipates, and mitigates technical risks and scope changes encountered during highly visible and challenging equipment design
  • Completes FDA/QSR software requirements by assisting in the creation of specifications and qualifications
  • Develop relationships and cultivate future work opportunities with clients and facilities as work is performed
  • Engages with peers to align on development standards and common strategies
  • Produce high-quality project deliverables while working in a collaborative team environment
  • Monitors daily work and provides feedback and status to project leaders or supervisor
  • Provides training as required to ensure that the equipment can be operated effectively

What We’re Looking For:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent Technology field
  • 3-5 years of engineering / related work experience
  • A passion for connecting technical solutions with operational excellence
  • Familiarity with standard PLC hardware
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Allen Bradley suite of products (Logix5000, Studio 5000, Factory Talk View) with a PackML methodology desired. 
  • Experience selecting and sizing electro-mechanical components (servo motors, sensors, pneumatics, heaters) and motion control.


Requisition ID: 557969


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!




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