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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Software Engineer, R&D in Cincinnati, OH or Santa Clara, CA!

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 60 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. was created 30 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the shift from open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industry today. Our diverse team of engineers, designers, and technical specialists are on the forefront of technology in the medical device industry.

The Senior Software Engineer will make vital contributions to the New Product Development (NPD) pipeline and transform patient care through innovation. They are responsible for working with our NPD teams to design and develop product software for use in cutting edge medical devices and associated capital equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop embedded product software to integrate with mechanical, electrical, and distributed computing systems.
  • Develop test tools to test product software in an integrated environment.
  • Translate high-level customer needs into technical options while analyzing trade-offs and business impact.
  • Convert chosen technical options into formal testable written requirements
  • Document designs and specifications per design control processes.
  • Conform to Industry Standards for Medical Device Software (IEC 62304)
    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.





    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related degree is required
    • 5 years experience in a direct software engineering or software architectural role utilizing C, C++, or C#
    • Experience with embedded electrical and/or software design in Linux or similar operating system
    • Experience with Distributed Data Services (DDS), e.g. (RTI Connext, OpenDDS, MQTT, or similar distributed data sharing libraries)
    • Experience developing Qt applications and/or Qt QML plugs, or with similar development tools
    • Demonstrated ability working across subject areas with internal and external partners
    • Strong collaboration, proven technical leadership capabilities, and conflict resolution skills
    • Up to 25% travel, domestic and international travel
      • Advanced degree preferred
      • Work experience with Systems Engineering activities: requirements management, requirements development, and verification (e.g. Enterprise Architect, Integrity, JAMA, etc.)
      • Demonstrated ability working with system-level tools and processes used for requirements management, risk management, issue tracking, and test automation (e.g. Google Test, NUnit, JUnit, etc.)
      • Experience with protocol connectivity over Ethernet Networks, LAN, WAN, Cloud
      • Experience within a medical device or other highly regulated environment
      • Experience debugging embedded hardware systems
      • Design control experience
        Are you interested in an excellent opportunity to be a key contributor to bringing exciting new products to market while also providing the opportunity for professional growth? Apply today!


Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Santa Clara , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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