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Principal Therapy Development R&D Engineer

Work mode:  Hybrid Preferred, Remote Considered
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.


About the role:
Join us for an exciting Principal Clinical Therapy Development Engineer opportunity, as part of the Interventional Cardiology Therapies (ICTx) R&D team. In this role, you'll harness clinical data and engage with physicians to deliver innovative medical devices that transform lives for patients and clinicians alike, aligning with Boston Scientific's mission.


This is a flexible hybrid position based in Maple Grove, MN.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Advance ICTx technology by engaging key physician collaborations.
  • Lead the development and deployment of the AVVIGO+ Research Platform (HD IVUS and Physiology) with advanced software applications and coronary therapy tools.
  • Develop data transfer agreements with physicians, core labs and other healthcare providers.
  • Engage with cross-functional teams such as Marketing, Medical Affairs, and Legal Counsel to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Support key customer accounts with new technology adoption, challenging applications, and troubleshooting.
  • Provide technical support for clinical education and clinical research teams.
  • Stay abreast with emerging clinical data and competitive technology advancements.
  • Provide communication and access to clinical development opportunities for other R&D team members.
  • Inform leadership on the direction of future technology investments and new clinical opportunities.
  • Create a strong team culture around high expectations & high performance.
  • In all actions, demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years or Master's with 7+ related experience 
  • Experience with leading & facilitating physician engagements and/or a field-based role in the medical device industry.
  • Knowledge of percutaneous coronary intervention procedures.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Work experience in the engineering, medicine, science, or similar discipline.
  • Experience with coronary intravascular imaging and/or physiology procedures.
  • Experience with clinical research.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and collaboration skills.


Requisition ID: 580739

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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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