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Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)



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.


Senior Firmware Engineer


About the role:

  • Boston Scientific is seeking a highly motivated R&D firmware engineer. The successful candidate will participate in the design and development of medical devices.
  • Be a part of Boston Scientific's PCI Guidance R&D team to develop innovative products that sustain and improve the lives of patients around the world.  You will use your technical and collaboration skills alongside your passion for innovation and continuous improvement to drive growth through efficient and effective development of new products.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Designs, develops, debugs, modifies, and tests firmware, device drivers applications using the C/C++ Programming language
  • Documents software development by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards
  • Tracks software development effort by creating and maintaining records in the approved tracking management tool.
  • Solves engineering problems by analyzing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, verifies requirements, software and systems by using software engineering practices.
  • Investigates, researches, selects software designs, operating systems and/or practices.
  • Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes.
  • Directs support personnel and project activities.
  • Mentors other engineers in hardware and software engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge.


What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ Years of relevant work experience with BS
  • 3+ Years of relevant work experience with MS
  • 0-3 Years of relevant work experience with PhD
  • Experience in embedded system programming


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experiences with the following:
    • Hand-on C/C++ development
    • Linux operating system, prefered Yocto development experience, RTOS experience is a plus
    • Developing software within the medical device industry (or comparable highly regulated environment)
    • Developing and maintaining real-time C/C++ applications, kernel modules
    • Familiar with Open Source development platform, github, gcc, make, shell-script
    • Familiar with using lab tools, such as oscilloscopes to debug application
    • Capable to help hardware designer to debug a customized board on compoments level and provide device drivers on final product
    • Capable to lead people or projects to deliver solution  


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


Requisition ID: 450336


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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