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Senior Data Scientist

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.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Minnetonka

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: 

This is a great opportunity to join the Global Technology Partnerships team to deliver high impact technologies aligned with the needs of Boston Scientific.  We are looking for a highly-motivated Senior Data Scientist with a broad data science skillset, responsible for identifying, developing and operationalizing machine learning algorithms to solve significant business and healthcare challenges ranging from improving operational efficiency to developing new medical device features. 


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Applies expertise in machine-learning, artificial intelligence, data management and mining, and information retrieval to design, prototype, integrate, and deliver useful analytical tools that drive business growth across BSC.  

  • Develops best practices for analytics (models, standards, tools) and deployment to production environments.  

  • Collaborates with 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.  

  • Exhibits strong organization, leadership and mentorship over an AI Scholar program that aims to engage and develop data science talent across the company  

  • Gathers voice of the customer and assesses business feasibility of proposed solutions. 

  • Generates appropriate model validation and project documentation.  

  • Develops and documents intellectual property  


Required Qualifications 

  • PhD in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering or related field of study; or a MS with a minimum of 2 years of industry experience in Analytics; or a BS with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in Analytics 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Python and/or "R"

  • Highly adaptable, flexible and willing to accept new ideas, processes, and procedures  

  • Demonstrated record of cross-functional teamwork in a technically demanding environment 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical teams or individuals  

  • Ability to work independently to plan and schedule activities necessary to meet timelines  

  • Detail oriented, organized and perform to a high level of accuracy in all tasks 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with architecture of data systems and connectivity  

  • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS, Google, or Azure  

  • Experience in using SQL to query and manipulate large data sets for analysis  

  • Experience working in lean-agile and ML Ops environments  

  • Experience in leveraging data visualization tools like Tableau, Power BI, etc. 

  • Experience with deep learning toolkits such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, etc. 

  • Practical experience developing and deploying software, ideally in the healthcare industry 

  • Experience with design thinking and voice of customer activities  




Requisition ID: 545431


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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