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Technician III, R&D

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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Montreal, CA

Additional Locations: Canada-QC-Montreal

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

The Electrical Technician will work alongside the R&D team to read and understand system/firmware requirements and come up with creative test scenarios in order to stress test a system/software. Furthermore, they will read and execute test protocols and ensure that internal documentation procedures are met while recording results. The individual will also evaluate, assemble, and maintain electrical/electronic systems.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Read and understand electrical/electronic schematics for the purposes of building, evaluating, testing, troubleshooting and repairing boards (through-hole and surface mount) and cabling.
  • Beta test software systems to aid the development team to ensure quality product is released.
  • Record and track defects in a bug tracking system.
  • Execute manual/automated test cases to ensure the design meets the requirements.
  • Document test results and participate in engineering report development.
  • Participate in electrical/electronic prototype development.
  • Works with a cross-functional team to ensure project timelines are met.
  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product Quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented Quality processes and procedures.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s, college diploma or equivalent certificate in electro-technical, electronic or related field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience as an Electrical Technician, ideally in a regulated industry (e.g., aerospace, automotive, etc.)
  • Experience operating hand and power tools, soldering and fault-testing equipment.
  • Technical knowledge of testing concepts for electromechanical equipment.
  • Good documentation skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of ISO 13485 and FDA 21 CFR Part 820.
  • Good surface mount hand soldering skills.
  • Working knowledge of electronic circuits.
  • Knowledge of automation tools and processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills in a team environment.
  • An analytical and quantitative approach to work.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and collaboration skills.


Requisition ID: 560334


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!

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