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Date: Jan 13, 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 This Role:

Boston Scientific is seeking a highly motivated and experienced software developer or data scientist with expertise in high volume data collection, processing, and real-time analysis.  The successful candidate will be a project leader in the improvement of the Peripheral Interventions (PI) division global product performance analytics, interacting with all divisions and partner functions to ensure alignment and the best predictive methods are employed. This role will have technical leadership responsibilities for the development and implementation of analytical programs improving compliance and product performance. The individual will be a key participant in the establishment and implementation of a Data Analytics Strategy. 


It requires the knowledge to set up a logical workflow to identify the location of data in various databases and then to relate the data into a visualization-ready dataset. Boston Scientific’s data are located in both on-premises Enterprise Data Hub and in cloud locations that include Microsoft Azure and Amazon Redshift. On-premises data will eventually be completely migrated to cloud warehouses. A good understanding of general data architecture will help to learn the BSC schemas and data access permissions. The knowledge to identify required data entities and the skill to model them for visualization is a must. The visuals are then published in security-controlled locations.


Boston Scientific uses several advance Business Intelligence (BI) tools that include Tableau and Microsoft Power BI as a part of analytics modernization. The role will primarily interact with Power BI using group. However, aptitude and previous experience with either platform is beneficial to acquire relatable technical skills with BSC applications and their connectivity. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel Power Query is a good substitute for Power BI as it is the shared data model engine in both applications.


Excellent problem solving skills are required to have clarity of vision for a project and determination to realize useful outcomes through the use of Power BI, Power Platform (the Microsoft Analytics Ecosystem natively integrated to other O365 apps), data warehouse architecture, data permission structures, institutional metrics requirements, and the needs of data review audiences. Experience in designing forecast models with BI tools along with Python and SQL is a plus. The communication skills to be applicable in leading and training others to use BI tools at every stage of an analytics workflow is also a preferred quality.


The candidate must have a desire to utilize their skills to solve complex technical problems in a hands on manner, working in a collaborate fast-paced environment, and across multiple functions in a global company.



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Develop deep learning models to provide real-time predictions
  • Devise testing, maintenance, and monitoring strategies for integrating machine learning models deployed in production
  • Develop, maintain, document, and test internal software repositories to support scalable model development across several datasets, analytics platforms, and model types
  • Assesses manufacturing processes for automation and analytics opportunities
  • Interact with a variety of databases and data types, including image and non-image data
  • Prepare and present technical data and recommendations at technical reviews
  • Train and/or provide work direction to technicians, engineers, and manufacturing personnel when required as part of data generation, collection, and algorithm development efforts
  • Serve as a core team lead or extended team member on new development projects



What We’re Looking For In You:

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree with 2 - 4 years of experience building and deploying advanced data analytics within a technical field OR MS or PhD with 0 - 2 Years’ experience within a technical field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, or related field.







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.


Requisition ID: 472568


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