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Senior Software Engineer - Electrophysiology

Work mode:  Hybrid
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.


About the Role: 

We are looking for a CS/EE engineer with a strong software development experience in algorithms development/computer graphics/GUI,Usability to join our exciting and fast-paced development team.  


A successful candidate who joins us, will be involved in all aspects of the system's software, including GUI, 3D Graphics and algorithms development. They will also interface with other teams, such as systems engineering, hardware engineering and technicians from the field, to develop meaningful tools for the Rhythmia Mapping System. 


The Rhythmia Mapping System centers around a real-time virtual world of the human heart. As a physician probes the heart with a catheter, the system generates an accurate anatomical model of the chamber. High-performance rendering and algorithmic techniques are vital to creating a stunning view and providing the physician with instant feedback. 


Our tools include C++, OpenGL, GLSL, OpenCL, Qt, and Linux. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Design, develop and release innovative high performance medical device software.  

  • Provide technical leadership to the team in software design and best in class software development methodologies and practices. 

  • Solve difficult problems and always strive to make things better and achieve engineering excellence.  

  • Partner with other teams including marketing, systems engineering, QA, hardware and regulatory to understand requirements and bring the best solutions forward. 


  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Electrical engineering or equivalent experience, with a strong software development background. 

  • Minimum 5 years of R&D software work experience in medical device industry.

  • Experience with having delivered successful mission critical products. 

  • Expertise in C++ and familiarity with one other scientific computing/scripting language such as Python or MATLAB. Working knowledge in Unix shell-scripting/PowerShell. 

  • Strong in solving complex problems and demonstrated ability to adapt, proactive and a positive influence to the rest of the team. 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to the target audience. 

  • Expertise in developing software using Scrum methodology. 

  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong experience with designing and implementing medical device software. 

  • Experience working with third-party C++ libraries such as STL, Qt, Boost. 

  • Experience developing systems with intuitive GUI and/or 2D/3D Computer graphics with shading languages. 

  • Experience writing SW for embedded systems that interface with sensors.


About our product Rhythmia Mapping System 



Requisition ID: 582137

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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