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Director, R&D Electronics

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):  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.



To create a vision and strategy for Boston Scientific Neuromodulation related to the Electrical HW and FW team; implement best practices that supports our culture, mission and objectives; and promote the professional and personal growth of the organization’s team members. This function combines all aspects of electrical design, development and compliance/sustaining efforts for innovative Class III medical devices to be used worldwide, including hardware and firmware for external and implantable devices, RF design, MRI compatibility, and charging and powering of these devices. The person in this role will also manage, guide, audit and coordinate the work of the highly skilled electrical engineering, firmware and product development teams. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote an innovative and engaged team culture and an open idea-driven product development environment.
  • Set strategic direction and develop a comprehensive functional excellence plan for the Electrical Hardware and Firmware organization. Provide inputs to the business for the prioritization of products, technologies and developing new capabilities.
  • Develop new products and solutions consistent with the committed timelines and budgets, to maximize the competitiveness and responsiveness of our products, consistent with the business strategy. Actively participate in helping to make decisions that affect all aspects of the business.
  • Develop new processes, capabilities, technologies and knowledge that can expand the portfolio offering beyond what is possible today.
  • Ensure high degree of interaction with other global departments such as operations, QA, regulatory, applied research, ASIC design, ATE, Systems Engineering and marketing
  • Be a champion for good communication within the R&D department.
  • Collaboratively determines short and long term product strategies and technologies, aligning the franchise leadership towards a future vision.
  • Develop a highly skilled technical team; attract and hire the talent needed.
  • Lead development and documentation of analog and digital electronic circuits and firmware used in external and implanted systems.
  • Lead development and execution of design control protocols and verification procedures.
  • Support compliance and post-market activities.
  • Ensure the Quality Systems are understood, implemented and maintained within the department
  • Communicate effectively and participate on cross functional development teams with good negotiating skills to direct multi-disciplinary teams toward solutions
  • Coach, mentor and develop the talent in pursuit of sustained industry-leading solutions
  • Participate & present department activities, product quality, product reliability, product performance, manufacturing activities, dept projects, etc. at general company meetings & to the company management staff.
  • Advocate and be an example of the culture of the organization.
  • Mentors and develops team members to promote their professional growth.
  • Drives engagement in the organization, taking advantage of diversity to improve the teams and inclusive practices to create an environment where people can bring their best.


Management Requirements:

  • Leads a group or team of employees in developing and achieving organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • Directs and controls the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).
  • 9+ years related work experience with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Computer Science).
  • 7+ years related work experience with a master’s degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Computer Science).


*** This is a "hybrid" role located in Valencia, CA and will require 3 days per week in the office***


The anticipated annualized base pay range this full-time position working at this location will be from $149,300 to $283,700 plus variable compensation, i.e., annual bonus target (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements) and the value of core and optional employee benefits being offered at Boston Scientific (BSC), which can be reviewed at  At BSC, it is not typical for an individual to be hired near the bottom or top of the pay range. BSC considers various factors in determining actual compensation for this position at the expected location.  Actual compensation will be commensurate with demonstrable level of experience and training, pertinent education including licensure and certifications, and other relevant business or organizational needs.  Actual compensation may be otherwise adjusted if the position is filled outside of the intended geographic location.



Requisition ID: 559722

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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