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Date: Jun 6, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific


Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:

Our Research and Development team is all about building the future of interventional oncology and venous diseases. As a Senior Electrical R&D Engineer, you'll be at the heart of that mission, developing best-in-class capital systems and processes as part of the Peripheral Interventions Portfolio (e.g. cryoablation consoles, thrombectomy equipment, ad microwave generators). In return for your unique combination of big-picture perspective, ability to execute rigorously, and strong desire to win in the marketplace you'll be a trusted leader collaborating with some of most dynamic minds in the business.  All in an environment that encourages people to take measured risks, learn from mistakes, and push the boundaries of engineering.     


Key responsibilities:

  • Leading electrical hardware design, development, integration, and testing for capital systems.
  • Translating high-level user needs into actionable system and technical requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining hardware platform architectural design.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional experts in a wide range of fields to solve complex engineering and business challenges.
  • Translating highly technical results into easily understood recommendations that will influence cross-functional and senior stakeholders.
  • Managing third party designers, suppliers, and contract manufacturers to deliver high quality engineering solutions at an accelerated pace.
  • Coaching a driven team of engineers and technicians, ensuring they have the skills, tools, and opportunities needed continuously raise the bar on team performance. 


What we’re looking for in you:


  • 5+ 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)
  • Passion for understanding and solving problems for end users, systems engineering mindset.
  • Track record of strong cross-functional collaboration, influence without authority, and project management enabling highly effective project teams. 
  • 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 (i.e. Shainin, DOE, etc).
  • 10%  Travel required


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


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.


Requisition ID: 475758


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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