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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About this role:

Support the development of class III implantable stimulation and/or external programming and charging devices. Independently conducts development work as part of a major research and/or development project.  Receives minimal technical direction/review on broad scope or complex projects.  Viewed as an expert in one or more in-house technologies.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for development of implantable and/or external BSC systems. Provide competitive advantage in performance, cost & quality.
  • Organize, plan, track and close out design problems associated w/product performance in engineering, manufacturing and the field.
  • Provide technical leadership for engineers and technicians.  Coordinate design, documentation, implementation, test and production release activities of software team.
  • Develop specs, designs, schedules and test plans related to product development activities and product upgrades.
  • Participate in specifying, identifying and hiring the engineering and technical talent necessary to meet the project objectives.
  • Use standard design processes to support product development and improve productivity.  Facilitate process improvement within a specified discipline (e.g., design methodologies, standards & tool evaluation).
  • Participate in and present at department level meetings, project status and problem solving results.
  • Participate in budgeting process by providing input to direct supervisor relating to assigned project needs.


What we're looking for:


  • Electronic/Computer, Embedded Software Development, Engineering Bachelor Degree Required
  • Post-graduate or specialization is desirable
  • A self-starter with 7+ years of experience in embedded firmware/hardware design, preferably in the medical device development field
  • Experience developing firmware for a variety of 8, 16, 32 bit processors in C, embedded C++ and assembly languages
  • Experience with test automation utilizing scripting languages such as python, PHP
  • Demonstrated capabilities to develop reliable, low power, and efficient firmware-based systems that meet a wide variety of requirements and feature sets.
  • Experience with TI MSP430 and ARM micro-controllers is desired with expert understanding of scheduling and task management (single and multi-threaded task execution)
  • Experience in managing peripheral devices over SPI. I2C, GPIO, etc.


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 448644


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