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J&J Family of Companies IoT Systems Engineer, Digital Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for an IoT Systems Engineer, Digital Surgery. This position can sit in Cincinnati, OH, Mountain View, CA, Somerville, NJ or New Brunswick, NJ.

As the world’s most comprehensive medical devices business, we are building on a century of experience, merging science and technology, to shape the future of health and benefit even more people around the world. With our unparalleled breadth, depth and reach across surgery, orthopedics and interventional solutions, we’re working to profoundly change the way care is delivered. We are in this for life. For more information, visit

The Opportunity

The IT R&D Product Innovation group’s mission is to reach more patients and restore more lives by innovating and enhancing Johnson & Johnson’s medical device products. We are looking for a talented IoT Systems Engineer to drive our new Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset, excellent communication skills, and comfortable presenting to R&D software engineer. The candidate can manage complex systems with interlinking dependencies across multiple IoT solutions, passionate about solving complex problems, and disciplined in best practice design disciplines. We invite you to become part of a team that is breaking new ground in the ways J&J builds IoT solutions.


  • Utilize system thinking principals to organize the interlinking requirements and software modules that encompass the IoT solutions

  • Collect, maintain, and manage requirements and traceability for the IoT solutions

  • Create the testing and evaluation strategies to quality the environments – including the identification and qualification of edge-based testing tools

  • Identify and manage the “external standards” qualifications required for hospital environments as needed – e.g., electrical safety, EMC

  • Manage patient data privacy requirements such as High Trust, HIPPA, GDPR, etc.

  • Create and institute new design processes to ensure best practices are followed

  • Work with medical device software engineers to identity the engineering requirements, testing needs, and traceability artifacts required for the design history file of the medical device

  • Partner across multiple operating segments including application development and Cybersecurity to realize the IoT vision

  • Collaborate across the J&J matrix to define and deliver standard IoT platform(s)

  • Partner with the R&D Product Development organizations to understand their IoT needs, help prioritize investments, develop use cases, generate processes, and develop overall solution requirements including application definition, integration, security, and system configurations

  • Provide technical and thought leadership for the development and integration of new IoT solutions

  • Lead virtual teams, manage project schedules and launch innovative new connected medical device products following SDLC processes


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in IT or related Engineering field is required. A master’s degree in IT or related Engineering field is preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years of practical work experience in an IT, engineering, or related technical field is required.

  • Strong knowledge of software development or engineering processes is required.

  • Experience leading, managing, and delivering projects is required.

  • Demonstrable project experience managing requirements, risk management, and verification and validation is required.

  • IoT project experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with FDA Design Controls preferred.

  • Ability to manage the low-level details of a project while understanding the bigger picture of the IoT strategy is required.

  • With little supervision, must be able to define, shape, and drive projects to completion while effectively collaborating strategically with others is required.

  • This position can sit in Cincinnati, OH, Mountain View, CA, Somerville, NJ or New Brunswick, NJ and may require up to 20% travel, domestic and international.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick-

Other Locations

North America-United States-New Jersey-Somerville, North America-United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, North America-United States-California-Mountain View


Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)

Job Function

Info Technology

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