Johnson & Johnson Careers

Software Engineering Manager - Web Applications

Portland, Oregon
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 6661181105

Sightbox is looking for a Software Engineering Manager to join us in our Portland, OR office.

Sightbox is a new way for contact lens wearers to experience vision care. We are passionate about educating people about the importance of eye care - and in doing so are preserving the doctor-patient relationship. Sightbox joined Johnson & Johnson Vision in 2017. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are looking for a strong engineering manager to join our growing team and own the design, development, testing, and maintenance of a new web application which will be used by our growing network of eye care providers. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background with deep experience designing scalable web applications and a passion for leading and mentoring a close-knit team of developers and QA. This is a new team within our engineering organization and the ideal candidate will spend the first several months hiring and growing their team, establishing the appropriate level of process, and working closely with our Head of Engineering and Head of Product to align on our product roadmap.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish new software engineering team to design, implement, test, and maintain a new web application which will be used by our growing network of eye care providers.
  • Partner with product management to plan and deliver a new web portal and back end services. Provide guidance to senior leadership on our product roadmap.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and mentor your team, guiding engineers as they progress in their careers.
  • Define accurate milestones and estimates for new features and bug fixes.


  • React / React Native, Redux, Saga
  • HTML5 / JS / CSS / Flexbox
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) and serverless architecture. 



  • High School diploma is required, a bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of work experience is required.
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team of 6+ engineers preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer responsible for design / architecture is preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience with Javascript framework based front end development preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience with React.js preferred.
  • Extensive experience with RESTful APIs, GraphQL and JSON is preferred.
  • Understanding of unit and functional testing best practices is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases is preferred.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services preferred.
  • Experience in Linux OS is preferred.

Cultural considerations

  • People feel heard when communicating with you through writing and conversation.
  • Ability to direct a conversation toward solution without coming across as brisk or pushy.
  • Genuinely curious about people, contact lens wearers, and local businesses operating in the vision industry.
  • You are adaptable and can think on your feet. When faced with new challenges, or tough conversations, failure simply isn’t an option.
  • Confident communication skills - no fear of the phone.
  • Your positive attitude puts people at ease.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage your time within a fast-paced environment
  • Excited to stick with us for 2-3 years and build something great.


What you'll be a part of at Sightbox is awesome! We are a startup, but we’re also a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. In addition to world-class standard benefits and a competitive salary, we have perks such as:

  • Top of the line Macbook Pro, dual monitors, and a standing desk.
  • Nitro cold brew and sparkling water on tap.
  • Pet insurance.
  • Parking/transit pre-tax benefits.
  • Generous time off for full-time employees.
  • Learning credits.
  • Theme days and company outings.
  • Newly renovated downtown office digs.
  • A really, really fun group of co-workers.

We have a collective success culture: everyone contributes to how we win. Cross-functionally and across the company, we share common goals and work tirelessly for our members. We learn new things every day, support one another and we more than value work-life balance (truly—without balance we will not find sustainable success).

As a team, we’re committed to creating a unique and rewarding vision health experience for contact lens wearers. We all know that our healthcare system is in need of innovation— we’re focused on using technology to address needed change while keeping doctors at the heart of the experience.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Primary Location
United States-Oregon-Portland-
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (6094)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID