Sr. R&D Engineer

Company Name: Boston Scientific

Location: Marlborough, MA, US - 01752

Job Duration: 2024-05-15 to 2024-06-14


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 have an opportunity for a Senior R&D Engineer to join the Urology Franchise Integration team. This role spans the full range of PDP activities, focusing on high powered surgical laser systems (Capital Equipment).


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Utilize expertise in Design Controls, including Design Inputs, Design Outputs, Risk Management, and Verification activities to complete deliverables and support program milestones. 
  • Successfully complete complex engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, preparation of specifications and report preparation.
  • Select techniques to solve complex problems and make sound design recommendations.
  • Summarize, analyze, and draw conclusions from complex test results.
  • Design and prepare complex reports to communicate results to technical community.
  • Design and coordinate complex engineering tests and experiments.
  • Coordinate, manage, and document project goals and progress and recommends appropriate revisions.
  • Assess the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment.
  • Translate customer needs into product requirements and design specifications.
  • Responsible for engineering documentation.
  • Work cooperatively with process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing on complex projects to ensure project success.
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians and entry-level engineers.


Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Self-motivated with strong history of solving problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate with team members
  • Experience with design controls, including design changes and design verification


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the PDP/PLCP and BSC Quality system
  • Systems Engineering, Electro-Mechanical, or Optics background
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexibility required to work with global teams


Requisition ID: 581772

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.