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Engineer, Principal ASIC

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): 

Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Additional Location(s): US-CA-Valencia; US-CA-Anaheim/Huntington Beach; US-CA-Campbell; US-CA-Carlsbad; US-CA-Central Coast; US-CA-Central Valley; US-CA-Chico/Eureka; US-CA-Fremont; US-CA-Irvine; US-CA-Long Beach; US-CA-Los Angeles; US-CA-Los Gatos; US-CA-Menlo Park; US-CA-Mountain View; US-CA-North Bay; US-CA-Oakland/East Bay; US-CA-Orange County; US-CA-Sacramento; US-CA-San Bernardino/Palm Springs; US-CA-San Bruno; US-CA-San Clemente; US-CA-San Diego; US-CA-San Francisco; US-CA-San Jose; US-CA-Santa Barbara; US-CA-Santa Rosa; US-CA-Silicon Valley; US-CA-Sunnyvale

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.


We are looking for a strong Analog and Mixed-Mode ASIC designer to join our design team, where you will work on designing full custom chips for present and future implantable medical devices. What we look for is a talented designer with a master’s degree in electrical engineering, or similar, and with 10+ years of experience in very low power chip design. Alternatively, a PhD and 5+ years of experience.



  • Solid understanding of solid-state device physics
  • Expertise in ASIC level analog very low-power design of circuitry such as low-noise amplifiers, filters, current/voltage reference generators, oscillators, HDO and LDO voltage-regulators, DACs, ADCs. Experience working with higher-voltage (up to 20 Volt) devices is a plus.
  • Experience of working with an analog or mixed-mode ASIC design project from conception, via specification, design, simulation, layout, characterization, verification & validation, to documentation.
  • Experience in defining and driving system architecture, product, and functional specification requirements.
  • Experience in critical review of design/layout, prototyping, chip bring-up/debugging/root-cause analysis, and documentation of design and results
  • Design tool expertise in schematic capture, analog/mixed-mode simulators, and constraint-aware design, using Cadence Virtuoso, Mentor Graphics, or similar.
  • Experience of working in a lab environment, using equipment such as oscilloscopes, DMMs, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers.


We would also value experience from one or more of the following:

  • Working in the medical device industry, or similar regulated industry
  • Physical analog IC full custom layout, device generators, DRC/LVS, and parasitic extraction.
  • Complex custom mixed-mode ASIC back-end design and tape-outs
  • Semiconductor process and fabrication knowledge
  • Digital design, including knowledge of Verilog, SystemVerilog, VHDL, and SystemC
  • Advanced packaging, such as BGA or WLCSP, experience
  • Linux, MATLAB, and scripting languages for design automation
  • Firmware and software development and methodology
  • Component level design and PCB layout, for prototype builds
  • Reliability analysis




Requisition ID: 519141


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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