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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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.


Software Engineering Manager II


This is a critical management role in R&D leading a high performing team responsible for the design and testing of electrical medical equipment software within the Coronary Therapies franchise of the Interventional Cardiology division.  This role interfaces with other functional managers (systems, hardware, Design Assurance, Regulatory, etc.) as well as a global team of R&D engineers.


About the role:

This position is responsible for directing the activities of the software engineering function focused on developing software for electrical medical equipment.  This team’s primary activities are to create software requirements and design, implement the software, and test the software using various white box and black box approaches.  Throughout this process, the software engineering manager oversees the efficient, high quality design and testing of this critical medical device software. 


Your responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for recruiting, coaching, and developing organizational talent.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Creates an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Responsible for providing direction and guidance to exempt specialists and/or supervisory staff who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments.  May supervise non-exempt employees.
  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action.
  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.
  • Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives.
  • Develops and executes organizational and operational policies that affect one or more groups by utilizing technical/professional knowledge and skills.
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, MDR, etc.).
  • Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve department objectives.
  • Responsible for developing, monitoring, and appropriately adjusting the annual budget for the department.


What we’re looking for:

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering and 10+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in direct management of software engineers
  • Experience developing product software compliant with IEC 62304 standard
  • Knowledge of Lean/Agile concepts including scrums, burnups, retrospectives, backlog, and minimizing WIP
  • Knowledge of software engineering methods and tools (structured development, thread management, static analysis, unit/integration/verification testing)
  • Knowledge of test automation systems for software development
  • Knowledge of test protocol development
  • Ability to develop partnerships with cross-functional areas within and outside of product development
  • Design Controls expertise with particular focus on requirements, design, verification, and traceability

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience developing regulated, safety critical software
  • Experience working with a global R&D team
  • Experience prioritizing resource needs across competing projects
  • Experience in leading change management initiatives
  • Strong communication skills, including technical discussions at all levels
  • Medical device experience in capital systems (e.g. imaging products) development with hardware/software integration.
  • Windows operating system configuration and management, including cybersecurity solutions
  • Experience in medical ultrasound imaging
  • Ability to interface effectively with customers to gather insights.
    Quality System Requirements
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.
  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.


Requisition ID: 480659


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.

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