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Director, System Engineering Job

Purpose and Passion ‚€Ę Comprehensive Benefits ‚€Ę Life-Work Integration ‚€Ę Community ‚€Ę Career Growth


At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we are solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we are one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose‚€”improving lives through your life's work.


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About the role:


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Systems Engineering in Boston Scientific Neuromodulation is a functional role that integrates the ability to understand patient and physician needs, present and future technologies, up-to-date scientific research, regulatory environments and business strategy to create a vision of products that transform


patients' lives worldwide. The Systems Engineering team will define and manage the system level architecture and requirements that will specify cross-functional development of advanced medical products used to treat neurological disorders, including Class III implantable Spinal Cord Stimulation and Deep Brain Stimulation Systems as well as RF ablation systems.


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Systems Engineering¬  responsibilities include: Strategic definition of a vision for next generation systems based on patient and clinician needs, post-market experiences, technology advancements and business opportunities; Definition of the system architecture, containing software, firmware, mechanical, electrical and human factors components. Definition and management of system requirements; Execution of system level integration activities of complex medical devices.¬ ¬ 


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Success in this role will allow the organization to effectively combine the internal sophistication and complexity of our therapies and technologies in a robust, reliable and simple user friendly approach to improve the lives of patients and enhance success of physicians.


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Your responsibilities include:



  • Lead the Systems Engineering functional team within Boston Scientific Neuromodulation's Research and Development organization, reporting to the Vice President of R&D.

  • Lead strategic systems definition: Integrate product needs and technologies into a vision for development of next generation systems.

  • Set the direction and develop comprehensive functional excellence in the Systems Engineering team covering requirements management, human factors engineering, systems architecture, regulatory standards, and the process for design inputs.

  • Coach, mentor and develop systems engineering talent in pursuit of sustained industry-leading solutions.

  • Communicate effectively and participate on cross functional development teams with good negotiating skills to direct multi-disciplinary teams toward solutions.

  • Influence Boston Scientific Neuromodulation strategic¬  products and technologies roadmaps .

  • Understand customer needs, disease state, current therapies, competitive products, technology trends and use models.

  • Drive translation of features from market and research to product specs. Perform trade-off analysis: Features, development timelines, ¬ cost and opportunity costs.

  • Ensure projects satisfy marketing, R&D, regulatory, quality and operations requirements.

  • Guide creation of a clear, cohesive and robust architectural design and requirements specifications for products in the portfolio.

  • Define interfaces¬  and system elements; in particular software, hardware, firmware, electronics and human factors system components.

  • Ensure the Quality Systems are understood, implemented and maintained within the department.

  • Work with Regulatory team on submission strategies for clinical studies, pre-clinical trials, clinical trials and product commercialization.

  • Verify and Validate that product design meets all requirements.


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What we're looking for:


Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree or higher.

  • Experience leading and growing highly technical cross functional teams.

  • Experience in the creation and development of complex systems in cross functional environments.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop a vision and product portfolio.

  • Abilities to oversee, monitor and synthesize:

  • Progress of departments or units toward divisional and company goals.

  • All costs associated with assigned organizational unit

  • Industry trends and external environment in areas relevant to the assigned organizational unit.

  • Competency to¬  perform¬  investigations and solve problems that impact work processes and personnel in multiple units or departments.

  • Strong sense of mission and passion for products that transform patients' lives.


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About us


As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.


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Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer ‚€“ Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


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Requisition ID:¬ 412353


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