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Senior Physicist

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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Yokneam, IL

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.

The Physicist works as part of the Physics team and in close collaboration with different technical disciplines (SE, Elec, Mech, SW, Algo), to develop laser optical systems and to support ongoing activities as part of Product Life Cycle.


Main Duties:

  • Initiate & support the feasibility, design, implementation, integration, qualification and continuous engineering of Optical, Electro Optical and Laser based systems including dedicated optical fibers.
  • Take an active role in the development process, representing physics team perspective: concept and feasibility studies, specifications definition, design reviews, and test reviews.
  • Conducting lab tests for feasibility studies, root cause analysis, and design qualifications.
  • Evaluate and extend new concepts as well as provide innovation, which can be transitioned into products. Conduct research-based studies related to light-tissue interaction and to lasing properties & performance and future capabilities.
  • Design improvements to improve product field performance or to improve product gross margin. Identify opportunities for performance and capability enhancement.
  • Concept and feasibility tests: design of experiments; run hands-on experiments; perform data analysis; present recommendation to the management.
  • Use simulation tools to optimize lasing performance.
  • Develop and improve quantitative measurements and experiment methodologies.
  • Operate in a multi-tasking environment, leading in parallel various research, design, and engineering activities.
  • Get to know trends and new technologies and clinical applications in the medical industry and academy.



Required Qualifications:


  • Ph.D (or MSc with research experience) in Physics, Biophysics, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Both analytical & experimental proficiency in physics/engineering.
  • At least 7 years of practical hands-on experience with complex optical systems for laser experiments and applications
  • System view and multidisciplinary knowledge
  • Excellent team player, yet capable of independent and comprehensive work
  • Good communication skills in Hebrew and English, both written and spoken
  • Proficiency with MATLAB and/or Python, Algorithm and programing capabilities.
  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented and able to multi-task, high motivation to invest and grow.
  • Excellent team player, yet capable of independent and comprehensive work
  • Knowledge in solid state lasers – an advantage
  • Specific knowledge is laser fibers for medical or other industries – an advantage
  • Knowledge of optical design software (Zemax) – an advantage
  • Knowledge in laser-tissue interaction – an advantage

Requisition ID: 559682

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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