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Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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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 the role:

  • Develops products, materials, processes, or equipment for complex systems under limited supervision/guidance.
  • Independently compiles, analyzes, and reports operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials.


Your responsibilities include:

Project Roles:

  • Technical Engineer responsible for supporting new product development and sustaining activities relating to imaging products (60%)
  • Develop, both internally and with external vendors, firmware-based imaging algorithms (40%)



  • Identify, develop and test image/video processing algorithms to display or enhance endoscopic real-time video streams
  • Evaluate design changes relating to imaging products for technical and safety efficacy
  • Identify, develop and evaluate optical systems for endoscopic use
  • Identify and act as Lead Engineer and Liaison with external design service consultants
  • Provide guidance for product design and testing that will comply with electrical safety standards
  • Work closely with Mechanical Engineers to develop opto-electromechanical design solutions
  • Provide electronic and system level troubleshooting of prototype devices to aid product development
  • Work as a “hands-on” Engineer in performing troubleshooting on new products/process problems as related to design, material, or process.
  • Conduct feasibility studies to verify capability and functionality or to assess existing technologies
  • Identify and direct project activities and timeline to meet objectives in a timely manner and within budget
  • Solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations
  • Design and implement test methods and equipment to support product development
  • Summarize, analyze, and draw conclusions from complex test results
  • Prepare complex reports and communicate results to technical community
  • Consistently generate innovative and unique solutions to market needs and submit idea disclosures
  • Responsible for engineering documentation
  • Work cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing on complex projects to ensure project success
  • Train and/or provide work direction to lower level engineers and technicians
  • Successfully completes complex engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigation (animal and clinical studies), and report preparation
  • Demonstrate PDP/TDP system knowledge through delivery of high quality and high impact deliverables


What we’re looking for in you:

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering or related technical field; MS preferred
  • 8+ years of engineering work experience (medical device field preferred)

Experience Requirements:

  • Design of analog and digital electronics including PCB design
  • Working knowledge of image/video processing
  • Working knowledge of optical systems (illumination and imaging)
  • Electronic troubleshooting, including use of standard measurement equipment (multi-meters, oscilloscopes)
  • Familiar with IEC 60601 standards
  • Software/Programming: MATLAB, C++, Altium or OrCad, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office Suite


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: 443004


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