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Commercial Leadership Associate Program

Date:  Aug 16, 2022


Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,700 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery



Abiomed’s Commercial Junior Military Officer Leadership Program is a unique opportunity for top Junior Military Officer talent looking to jumpstart their careers in the medical device industry. Qualified candidates are those who excelled in their military careers and are looking to begin a career in the highly sought after cardiovascular medical device space. Those accepted will be placed in a 1-year rotational program, giving them broad exposure to the medical device sales industry. The goal of the program after one year will be for the candidate to develop from a Commercial Leadership Associate into the next Associate Cardiology Account Manager within our field team.  


During your first 90 days you will complete the following training:

  • Cardiovascular & Impella training  
  • Strategic selling training 
  • Leadership training 


Once your training is complete your job responsibilities will consist of:  

  • Patient & case support
  • Development of go-to-market strategies to support field adoption of clinical research
  • Create & develop programs to increase Impella adoption in new locations


  • Minimum 4 years as a Commissioned Military Officer in the US Armed Forces
  • Willingness to travel domestically up to 75% during rotational year
  • Flexible with final location at end of rotational year


Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong commitment to a sales career in the medical device industry
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and eager to learn the business and master new roles
  • Ability to solve problems, delegate, and achieve difficult goals
  • An analytic approach to problem solving
  • Willingness and ability to learn from others
  • Demonstrated leadership and a team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.