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Senior Systems Engineer

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific

Software Engineering
arden hills, mn, usa · Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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:

In this role, you would be responsible for advancing automated testing, maturing existing test infrastructure, and improving system quality in new and existing medical device systems. This unique opportunity involves end-to-end testing of medical device systems, including implantable medical devices, mobile applications, and patient management systems.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain high quality non-medical device software tools in a regulated environment.
  • Execute automated test protocols at scale, perform failure analysis, and improve performance and reliability of existing suites.
  • Transform requirements into test protocols and automated test scripts for end-to-end evaluation.
  • Interface with electrical and mechanical hardware and associated tools and infrastructure.
  • Coordinate system evaluation activities (i.e., validation, verification).
  • Write reports based on results from evaluation activities.
  • Demonstrate commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures. Promote a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelors (5+ year experience) or Masters (3+ year experience) in a related field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in software / hardware testing.
  • 3+ years of experience in automated testing.
  • Ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from all stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyze test results and perform risk analysis required.

Required Technical Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with mobile device testing and automation tools like Appium, Selenium, Robotium, Geb/Spock.
  • Experience working in iOS, Android operating systems.
  • Experience with Perl, Python, C/C++, and/or Java
  • Experience with change management and issue tracking tools (e.g., JIRA, AccuRev, GitLab, GitHub, BitBucket, Windchill, DOCS).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in DevOps, CI/CD
  • Experience / proficiency in MySQL and HTML.
  • Experience in XML/XSL/XSD
  • Experience in cybersecurity testing
  • Ability to interpret and apply regulations and standards relevant to class II/III medical devices required.
  • Ability to interpret and research system requirements, system specifications, input/output process and working parameter by using current systems engineering methods.

Requisition ID: 584187

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.