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Date: Nov 15, 2020

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 this role:

As part of the Peripheral Interventions electronic medical equipment R&D team, this position’s primary responsibilities include leading a group of software and electrical R&D engineers in support of equipment used to perform various medical procedures spanning Boston Scientific’s Peripheral Interventions Portfolio (e.g. cryoablation consoles, thrombectomy equipment, microwave generators, etc). You will oversee the development and management of the staff resources and processes required to deliver new software, new hardware, or upgrade existing products on time and in high quality. You will be tasked with building and empowering a strong team capable of delivering multi-projects needs for the business.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Monitors and troubleshoots performance and schedule issues.
  • Coordinate walkthroughs and design reviews; ensures conformance to standards and adherence to design controls.
  • Oversee performance of individual team members and team as a whole. Identifies and addresses staff training and development needs.
  • Work with the team to ensure sufficient processes and tools are in place to meet the requirements of the business
  • Oversee/review software and electrical test plans, test procedures and execute software and electrical verification and validation tests
  • Hardware experience in control systems required
  • Support the deployment of embedded software in the market when the medical device is commercialized
  • Manage sustaining engineering efforts by coordinating with project management on end of life components, software release cadence, product lifecycle releases, and executing on corrective actions
  • Participate in defining and implementing configuration management of the electrical subsystems and software
  • Work with cross-functional teams to provide software support for Manufacturing and Field Service needs
  • Ensure that embedded software and electrical systems are developed and documented in accordance with internal SOPs (e.g. Design Control) and international standards such as ISO 13485, IEC 62304, and IEC 60601



  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a technical manager in a highly regulated industry
  • Minimum 7+ years' experience in product software development, embedded software development, or electronic device design
  • Hands-on, embedded product software integration, verification and validation planning, test strategy development, design of test protocols and executing software/electrical/system testing.
  • Proven Leadership and Management of a technical group providing coaching and development
  • Expert knowledge of standard development tools
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and applicable Quality System Standards
  • Knowledge of the software life cycle processes for embedded and capital systems
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and debug live software systems and to determine if problems are caused by software or hardware
  • Demonstrated ability to create hardware and functional specifications
  • Extensive hands-on experience with building prototype devices, performing experiments, and troubleshooting designs
  • Experienced with developing and verifying products to applicable safety and EMC regulations
  • Experienced with specifying and developing production tests for electrical designs




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.



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