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Job Title: Test Engineer, NPI
Company Name: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Santa Clara, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/24/2022
Expire Date: 01/04/2023
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Test Engineer, NPI

Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, is recruiting for a Test Engineer- NPI located in Cincinnati, OH or Santa Clara, CA.

Robotics and Digital Solutions, is part of Johnson & Johnson Med Tech. At Johnson & Johnson Robotics and Digital Solutions, we’re changing the trajectory of health for humanity, using robotics to enhance healthcare providers’ abilities and improve patients’ diagnoses, treatments, and recovery times. Johnson & Johnson Robotics was established in 2020 with the integration of Auris Health, Verb Surgical, C-SATS, and Ethicon. It comprises three key med-tech platforms: Flexible Robotics (MONARCH®), Surgical Robotics (OTTAVA™), and Digital Solutions. Join our collaborative, rapidly growing teams in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City and Santa Clara), Cincinnati, and Seattle. You’ll collaborate on breakthrough medical technologies that unite multiple subject areas to build a connected digital ecosystem that advances medical professionals’ skills and improves patient outcomes.

Overall Responsibilities

You will become part the C-SATS and Digital Solutions development group within the Johnson and Johnson family of companies. We are building the next generation of intelligent medical devices with a focus on machine learning, informatics, and connectivity. Our office is located in Seattle, and we have a wonderful team of passionate and dedicated engineers who are working together to build this new future.

As a Test Engineer - NPI , you will play a central role in the success of the next generation of surgical robotics by bringing technical expertise and interpersonal skills to a sophisticated, fast-paced development team. You will guide development of the instruments and accessories by maintaining a comprehensive view of the system while balancing input from both the business and the user. In this role, you will drive key architectural, design, and interface decisions and are responsible for ensuring the completeness and quality of the associated design controls and documentation of the instruments & accessories for the J&J Robotic Surgery System.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define subsets of Requirements, Verification Test Strategies, and Risk Management deliverables for subsystem(s) of a complex electro-mechanical device
  • Collaborate with the subsystem team and systems engineering leads on tradeoff decisions, balancing customer and business benefit with technical complexity, safety and effectiveness, schedule risk and other factors
  • Understand the needs of customers and the business and align multi-functional R&D teams to meet these needs through strong written and verbal communication
  • Key contributor with engineering teams to plan / de-risk remaining development work, considering key interactions and interfaces
  • Help define and refine Systems Engineering processes and practices
  • Collaborate with internal and external technical experts on controls development and documentation (e.g. software requirements and software design specifications)



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (e.g., Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Biomedical), Computer Science, or other related field with at least 3 years of related work experience is required

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Proven effectiveness collaborating across organizational boundaries (e.g. project teams, functions, and partner organizations)
  • Working knowledge of system-level tools and processes used for requirements management and risk management
  • Experience developing product requirements and associated test methods
  • Proven success working within quality systems

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year in a systems engineering role
  • Experience partitioning and decomposing complex engineering problems into solvable problems
  • Experience with surgical devices, procedures, and customers (users)
  • Experience within medical device industry or other regulated industry
  • Experience performing product risk analysis activities (e.g., in accordance with ISO 14971)
  • Experience working in an Agile development context
  • Experience with JAMA or similar requirements management tools


  • This position can be located in Santa Clara, CA, or Cincinnati, OH and requires up to 20% (Domestic/International) travel


At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit

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.

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