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Senior Electrical Engineer Job

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):  N/A

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:

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. 


Our Research and Development team is all about building the future of the operating room and office for urology patients and clinicians.  As a Sr. R&D Electrical Engineer, you'll be at the heart of that mission, developing best-in-class capital systems and ureteroscopes as part of our comprehensive portfolio of solutions.  In return for your unique combination of big-picture perspective, ability to execute rigorously, 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 electrical hardware design, development, integration, and testing for capital systems and ureteroscopes.

  • Translate high-level user needs into actionable system and technical requirements.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional experts in a wide range of fields to solve complex engineering challenges.

  • Work with third party designers, suppliers, and contract manufacturers to deliver high quality engineering solutions at an accelerated pace.

  • Contribute to platform design approaches that enable reuse and leverage across multiple platforms.

  • Track record of strong cross-functional collaboration, influence without authority, and project management enabling highly effective project teams. 

  • 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.

  • Lead electronics development for next generation imaging devices.


What we’re looking for in you 


  • 5-10 years product development, preferably in a regulated industry.

  • Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering,  Physics, or a closely related Biomedical field.  Bachelors required, Masters preferred.

  • Excellent hands-on electronics prototyping and design skills.

  • Proven ability to formally verify designs, including debugging, troubleshooting  and failure analysis skills.

  • Proficiency using lab equipment including power supplies, oscilloscopes, multimeters, spectrum/signal/logic analyzers.

  • Skilled in schematic capture, modeling, and simulation tools (e.g. SPICE).



  • Medical device experience preferred.

  • Experience with PCBa and Flexible circuit design and implementation experience preferred

  • Electrical safety (IEC 60601-1) and EMI/EMC (60601-1-2) experience a plus.

  • Embedded programming experience including MCUs and/or FPGAs (C, C++, Verilog/VHDL, etc.) a plus.

  • Experience with motor selection and motor controller integration a plus.

  • Passion for understanding and solving problems for end users, systems engineering mindset.

  • Experience with Design for X (X = reliability, manufacturability, service, cost, etc.) or related methodologies to deliver end-to-end solutions.

  • Hands-on experience managing suppliers and/or contract manufacturers.

  • Skilled problem solver, proficient in problem solving methodologies (i.e. Shainin, DOE, etc.).

  • Experience with architectures for complex systems, including defining hierarchies and interoperability, a plus.

  • Experience with signal processing and analog to digital conversion, particularly for imaging sensors, a plus.

  • Travel, up tp 10%




Requisition ID: 537249


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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