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Software Development Manager - 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.                


This is a unique opportunity to lead a highly talented team of Software Development Engineers in the design, development, test, and commercialization of the Rhythmia Mapping System.   


This position is for a hands-on technical leader responsible for directing the activities of the software engineering group focused on developing software for the Rhythmia Mapping system.  This team’s primary activities are to define software requirements and design, implement the software, and test the software using various testing approaches. Throughout this process, the software engineering manager oversees the efficient, high-quality design and implementation of this critical medical device software. 


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. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provides management and technical guidance to professional employees.

  • Strong hands-on capabilities in software development and skills in Linux, C++, Networking and Cybersecurity.

  • Responsible for recruiting, coaching, and developing organizational talent including active participation in local universities internship program.

  • Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.

  • Responsible for providing direction and guidance to software group keeping in mind individual’s career growth objectives and business priorities.

  • Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of decision making.

  • Demonstrates effective change leadership.  

  • Builds strategic partnerships with other groups to further departmental and organizational objectives. 

  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, MDR).

  • Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve department objectives.

  • Responsible for providing input into the annual budget for the department.



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

  • Hands-on working knowledge with Linux, C++, Networking and Cybersecurity.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience, directly managing and developing Software Engineers.

  • Experience developing product software compliant with IEC 62304 standards.

  • Knowledge of Lean/Agile concepts.  

  • Knowledge of software engineering methods and tools (structured development, thread management, static analysis, unit/integration/verification testing).  

  • Ability to develop partnerships with cross-functional areas within and outside of product development.

  • Design Controls expertise with particular focus on requirements, design, verification, and traceability.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience developing regulated, safety critical software.  

  • Experience working with a global R&D team.

  • Experience prioritizing resource needs across competing projects.  

  • Strong communication skills, including technical discussions at all levels. 

  • Medical device experience in capital systems (e.g. imaging products) development with hardware/software integration.  

  • Ability to interface effectively with customers to gather product requirement insights.


About our product Rhythmia Mapping System 



Requisition ID: 582214

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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