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Engineer II, R&D Job

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Locations(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US

Additional Locations:  US-MA-Burlington

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.


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.


Research & Development Engineer II


Purpose / Highlights of the role

This is a great opportunity to join the Global Technology Partnerships team to deliver high impact technologies aligned with the needs of Boston Scientific divisions.  In this role you will work on early-stage research and development of organic and externally developed concepts.  We are looking for a highly motivated R&D Engineer II with a broad skillset and collaborative approach to join our dynamic team working on early-stage projects to drive business value ranging from improving operational efficiency to developing breakthrough medical therapies.  This individual may work on projects such as robotics, internet of things, and/or artificial intelligence/machine learning.



  • Collaborates with other Global Technology Partnerships team members, cross-functional stakeholders, and external partners at leading research institutions to identify, plan and execute on projects having large potential business impact.
  • Translates customer or business needs into technical requirements using systems engineering approaches, engaging stakeholders as needed.
  • Generates innovative and unique solutions to customer or business needs. 
  • Designs and develops prototypes and assesses the technical feasibility of proposed solutions.
  • Gathers voice of the customer and assesses business feasibility of proposed solutions.
  • Generates appropriate engineering and project documentation.


Requirements Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields
  • 2+ years of professional experience in research and development
  • Professional experience working independently planning and driving deliverables to completion through collaboration among team members
  • Demonstrated cross functional teamwork in technically demanding environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and data analysis skills


Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Internet-of-Things and/or Robotics implementation, preferably in the medical field
  • Experience developing business cases for new technical solutions and presenting findings to senior business leaders
  • Experience with architecture of data systems and connectivity
  • Experience in programming: Python or R
  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS, Google, or Azure
  • Experience in using SQL to query and manipulate large data sets for analysis
  • Experience with API service creation and interaction (REST or similar)
  • Experience working in lean-agile and ML Ops environments


Requisition ID: 517782


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.


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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