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Senior Hardware Engineer (Waltham, MA)

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Waltham, MA, US, 02138

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.


At Boston Scientific, our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions. We continue to innovate in key areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.


In Rhythm Management (RM) we offer solutions for treating irregular heart rhythms and heart failure, and protecting against sudden cardiac arrest. In addition, we offer solutions with 3D Mapping and Navigation systems, Radiofrequency Ablation, EP recording systems, and lntracardiac Access Sheaths.


Boston Scientific develops, manufactures, and markets a broad array of products and services that enable less invasive care for some of the most threatening cardiac conditions. We've been expanding indications and conducting pivotal research for nearly 20 years, resulting in increased access to the lifesaving and life-enhancing benefits of ICD and CRT therapies. Use this link to see our Rhythmia Mapping System in action.­navigation/rhythmia-mapping-system.html


We are looking for a Hardware Engineer to become a member of a growing team that provides technical leadership within R&D and an interdisciplinary team. This individual will work on new projects from concept to commercialization and be responsible for solving engineering problems, designing components of the system, and supporting testing and troubleshooting of the system design.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, debug, and test mixed signal electronic circuits and systems by using current tools, analysis techniques, and technologies.

  • Solve engineering problems and recommend corrective or alternative actions.

  • Participate in the conception, architecture and development of next generation mapping and navigation system components and accessory boxes.

  • Assist with industry-based standards testing such as Safety and EMC according to IEC 60601.

  • Generate documentation of new designs, design changes, development activities, evaluations, and rationales.

  • Support Manufacturing in troubleshooting operations involving medical devices through assembly and test


Minimum Qualifications

  • BSEE + 5 years of experience, MS + 2 years (or equivalent)

  • Experience designing mixed signal electrical circuits (including component selection, schematic capture, and circuit board layout)

  • Familiarity with analog design for low-level signal acquisition. Candidate should have a basic understanding of common noise sources and real-world design limitations.

  • Experience evaluating and selecting components, based on system and design specifications.

  • Expertise in laboratory troubleshooting techniques, including proficiency with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, and related equipment.

  • Strong technical background with a desire to learn new technologies.

  • Strong communication and time management abilities.

  • Excellent people skills to collaborate in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.

  • Confident working independently to complete tasks and troubleshoot issues with minimal oversight.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing electrical circuits for medical devices

  • Understanding of FPGA and Firmware development

  • Experience with technical report writing.

  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art PCB fabrication technology (SMT, BGA, blind and buried micro via, flex circuits, etc.) and assembly.

  • Proficient with OrCAD and/or Altium schematic capture and layout tools

  • Experience providing technical assistance to other functional departments such as Product Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Quality, Reliability and Manufacturing


** Please note, we have recently relocated to our new office in Waltham, MA**



Requisition ID: 575812

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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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