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Senior R&D Manager - Software Job

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Locations(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US

Additional Locations:  N/A

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

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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.


R&D Manager II  – Software 
Headline: Pushing the boundaries of what's possible gives my work purpose.  
About the role:
Our Research and Development team is building the future of the operating room for urologists.  As the industry leader in surgical kidney stone treatment, we are on a mission to empower surgeons to treat more cases, more efficiently, with better outcomes – helping patients get back to their daily lives.  

As software development senior manager, you will lead a high-performance team responsible for the design, implementation, and test of software and algorithms supporting a portfolio of connected medical devices.  This key role will lead best-in-class software development practices and rigorous, holistic product design in coordination with internal and external partners.  In return for your unique combination of big-picture perspective, ability to inspire and develop a high-performing team, and strong desire to win in the marketplace, you'll be a trusted leader collaborating with some of most dynamic minds in the business.  All in an environment that encourages people to take measured risks, learn from mistakes, and push the boundaries of engineering.  


Key Responsibilities:
• Lead, manage, and develop a team of 5-10 software engineers.  Own strategy, planning, execution, and resourcing to achieve complex feature and product development success.
• Drive technical aspects of software development including requirements, design, implementation, test, and verification/validation.
• Ensure quality system compliance for medical device software development, champion continuous improvement, and adopt best practices.
•    Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
•    Support career development of your team, provide feedback and mentorship.
•    Manage change effectively.


Minimum qualifications:
•    BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
•    3 years technical leadership and people management of at least 5 software engineers.
•    Proven track record of software product development and launch in a regulated environment.
•    Demonstrated strong cross-functional collaboration, influence without authority, and project management enabling highly effective project teams.  
•    5 years hands-on programming experience.


Preferred qualifications:
• Proven self-starter who runs towards critical issues, ambiguous requirements, or loosely defined challenges with a demonstrated ability to rally teams to achieve business results. 
• Multithreaded application development that includes testing and debugging C/C++ in Linux environments.  Experience with Qt a plus. 

• Understanding of working within a quality system, IEC and ISO standards relevant to medical device software lifecycle and risk management (i.e. IEC62304).
• Background in image processing, signal processing, or control systems implementation a plus.



Requisition ID: 515106


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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