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Senior Ultrasound Engineer

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Mississauga, ON, CA

Additional Locations:  N/A

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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

We are currently seeking a Senior Ultrasound Engineer to join our R&D Team and provide technical leadership on the design, development and integration of a novel interventional ultrasound device. As the lead Ultrasound Engineer on the program, you are responsible for optimizing the image quality from the product, including transducer and interconnects integration, and the development of tools, methods, and infrastructure to tune imaging parameters. As a Senior Ultrasound Engineer, you will lead investigation and resolution of cross-functional integration issues.  You will interface with product management, and clinical specialists, and other engineering disciplines (transducer, systems, hardware, software, mechanical, and biomedical) to drive a product solution that meets customer needs and aligns with company strategy In addition to the local development team, you will collaborate with colleagues across the Boston Scientific global network to guide systems-of-systems solutions at both the technical and clinical workflow level, working to integrate this product into the broader ecosystem of therapy and navigation products.


 Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and development of the ultrasound signal path for the interventional imaging device.
  • Partner with console development team on defining the full signal path, from transmit to display.  
  • Partner with software and image processing team on design / refinement of GUI elements and post processing algorithms. 
  • Technical leadership in echocardiography
  • Technical leadership in image performance, including algorithm research and development, pre-clinical and clinical image optimization, verification and validation.
  • Leadership of product development activities, including design requirements and specifications, test method development, verification and related documentation that complies with medical device regulations, standards and our ISO13485 Quality Management System.
  • Collaboration with other product teams on ‘systems-of-systems’ program level initiatives.
  • Collaboration with ultrasound and related technology SMEs across Boston Scientific’s global network.
  • Maintain knowledge (e.g. publications, conferences) of state-of-the-art and trends in imaging technologies.
  • Mentorship and coaching of early-career team members to elevate capabilities of R&D Team.
  • Contribution to IP portfolio, including development of invention disclosures and patent applications.
  • Other duties as required.


Required qualifications:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in relevant engineering or science discipline.
  • 6 years (4 years with PhD) experience in medical ultrasound product development, with demonstrated progression of career roles and impact.
  • Substantial experience in medical ultrasound product development, including as an R&D contributor on multiple products from concept stage through to commercialization.
  • Expertise in ultrasound physics, signal and image processing. 
  • Experience using fast prototyping software (e.g., MATLAB, Python)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence a highly technical group.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for multiple levels of an organization.
  • Experience engaging with clinicians to gain direction and product feedback.
  • Ability to travel (~10%) domestically and internationally.
  • Ability to work in an inclusive, collaborative and fast-paced environment with minimal direction, including on global teams.
  • Working knowledge of relevant medical device regulations and guidance (e.g., ISO 13484, ISO 14971, IEC 62304, IEC 60601).


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with numerical modelling and algorithm development.
  • Experience in echocardiography and image quality optimization.


Requisition ID: 582210


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.


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