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Manager I, Manufacturing Software 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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 


Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills

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 This Role:
This position is responsible for directing the activities of a systems development function. The engineering systems manager oversees the design, development, troubleshooting and debugging of software controlled systems for medical device manufacturing. The engineering systems manager works with their team of engineers to define the technical roadmap, software system architecture, and cross functional software interfaces.  The scope of management includes the Manufacturing Software and Data Analytics Reporting team for the Arden Hills operations site.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  •  Implements a staffing plan by identifying resource requirements, writing justifications for additional personnel, obtaining approval for changes, and coordinating the selection process with Human Resources.
  •  Will lead a team of 12 individuals with a variety of technical capabilities in the achievement of organizational goals.
  •  Develops direct reports by securing appropriate training, assigning progressively challenging tasks, applying progressive disciplinary action as appropriate and conducting formal written and verbal performance reviews.
  •  Monitors daily work operations and provides direction and guidance to experienced exempt employees or skilled nonexempt staff to achieve unit or project goals.
  •  Prioritizes project work and tracks progress towards completion.  Ensures that completed projects meet customer expectations and timelines.
  •  Engages with the IT team, corporate data architects, other corporate tool functional teams (eg Alteryx team) and counterparts at other Boston Scientific sites to align on development standards and common strategies.
  •  Provides support to new and sustaining initiatives in the areas of Manufacturing Software and Reporting with input from our Process Development and Manufacturing customers.
  •  Drives engagement with our Operations customers to find system based solutions to improve manufacturing Quality and throughput efficiency, and to reduce manufacturing costs related to labor content, scrap, and in-process inventory.
  •  Looks for opportunities to provide development support or transferrable software and systems to other Boston Scientific sites and peer engineering teams.
  • Owns budget planning and financial performance for the area.
  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations, etc.).

What We’re Looking For In You: 
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent Technology field
  • 4 - 7 years of engineering / related work experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Experience forming and executing software strategies that adopt new industry leading technologies with successful implementation and significant operational benefits.
  • Experience working with automated assembly and test equipment, equipment integration, or manufacturing software in a medical manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated success leading projects and implementing software applications to aid in manufacturing efficiency
  • Strong team and technical leadership skills are critical to the role

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with Boston Scientific IT software packages, such as MES
  • Basic understanding of Boston Scientific’s IT infrastructure
  • Previous large software system development experience. Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process experience. 
  • Experience with commonly used software packages such as .NET Framework, Visual Studio, and SQL Server


Requisition ID: 526943


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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