Johnson & Johnson Careers

IT SaMD Product Line Owner

Cincinnati, Ohio
Info Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 0718180828

Medical Devices, a division of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) Product Line Owner. This position can be located at any J&J operating site, however a strong preference will be given to those located Cincinnati, OH. This role reports to the IT Product Technology Innovation Product Line Owner.


Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


Medical Devices represents more than 60 manufacturing sites and 26,000 employees who plan, source, manufacture and deliver high-quality and cost-effective medical products to our customers around the globe each day.  Work of the MD organization supports a multitude of product platforms, new products and delivery systems that are used in a wide range of procedures throughout the healthcare industry, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, minimally invasive surgery, hospital sterilization, clinical laboratory testing, diabetes management, joint replacement surgery and vision care.

The Product Line Owner will:
  • Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems
  • Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities and workflows
  • Assist the R&D Innovation team with formulating and implementing global vision, strategies, and roadmap execution of J&J’s SaMD platforms
  • Partner with the R&D Product Development organizations to understand their SaMD needs, help prioritize investments, develop use cases, generate processes, and develop overall solution requirements including application definition, integration, security, hardware, and system configurations
  • Understand the end-to-end process for the systems related to new product development and process engineering of these new businesses
  • The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset, excellent communication skills, and comfortable adapting communications to the appropriate audience (eg: executive management, software developers, etc.)
  • This candidate will be a passionate change agent and capable of driving the technology strategy across J&J Medical Devices
  • Analyze and recommend commercially available software product, review strategic IT planning and consult with management to ensure agreement
  • Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems
  • Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards
  • Provide staff and users with assistance to solve computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems and identify appropriate and/or alternative solutions.


Required Qualifications 

·       A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, engineering or a related technology field or 8+ years of practical work experience in IT

·       Experience delivering Class I, Class II, and Class III FDA regulated medical devices

·       Experience executing projects following FDA software design controls (IEC 62304)

·       Experience delivering GxP validated software applications

·       Strong knowledge of software development/engineering

·       A minimum of 5 years of program management experience

·       Experience delivering IT projects utilizing the Agile SCRUM methodology

·       Experience creating processes and documenting requirements

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

·       Good understanding of business value and capabilities and ability to relate priorities to associated technology investments

Primary Location
United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
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