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MD QS Digital Strategy & Deployment Lead.

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies is recruiting for a MD QS Digital Strategy & Deployment Lead. This position can be based in any major J&J Medical Device Companies facilities in the US (Somerville, NJ; Raynham, MA; Cincinnati, OH; Jacksonville, FL; Palm Beach Gardens, FL; Warsaw, IN; Milpitas, CA; Redwood City, CA; Santa Clara, CA; Irvine, CA).

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

At Johnson & Johnson Medical Device (MD) Companies, we use technology and the power of collaboration to discover new ways to prevent and overcome the world's the most significant healthcare challenges. Medical Device Quality Systems organization leverages modern technology solutions, data, real-world insights, and creative minds to support development of life-changing products. We're disrupting traditional way of working by infusing our existing best practice with transformative ideas to help MD businesses thrive throughout every stage product lifecycle and deliver the highest quality experiences for our patients, consumers, and customers in an increasingly connected and personalized world.

MD MD QS Digital Strategy & Deployment Lead primarily leads and supports the organization's effort to drive MD wide and cross-functional digital transformation projects and independently drive MD QS Solutions' workstreams and sustain/base-business including: process/workflow automation, technology/solution development & deployment, verification & validation, data architecture & engineering, data science application development, advanced analytics, data governance/management, SDLC, and overall non-Medical Device Product Software management. The position also engages with medical device product teams across MD operating companies as well as IT, R&D, Regulatory, Quality and Supply Chain to identify transformative opportunities, lead priority assessment, facilitate strategy/implementation planning and lead implementation and execution with key stakeholders and MD Quality leaders. This position will lead planning and execution meetings with mid to senior level partners and management representatives to develop new process, technology and change management solutions while providing the guidance needed to ensure compliance with the company's Quality and Compliance policies, procedures and applicable external requirements and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • As a MD QS Digital Strategy & Deployment Lead, the role brings up transformative improvement & bold new opportunities through continuous engagement with stakeholders and development & deployment of digital/technical solutions.
  • Leads value-driven prioritization of improvement opportunities, perform landscape/baseline assessment, develop & execute implementation plan through PMP/FPX, Agile or similar methodologies, and prescribe an approach and drive solution development and deployment.
  • Execute implementation by working with MD Medical Device Software platform teams, Quality Systems & Post Market Quality organization, and internal & external technology solution vendors as well as benchmarking external best practices.
  • Manage lifecycle of deployed technology solutions through change management, which includes defect management, bug fixes, and enhancements.
  • Understand business partners and stakeholders needs and translate into digital requirements and technology solutions while balancing tradeoffs and business impact.
  • Participate in J&J Enterprise Level effort around Medical Device Software standards and technology deployment as an MD Lead SME and drive establishment of practical standards and fit-for-purpose enterprise technology solution deployment.
  • Develop and maintain standardized procedures, work instructions, knowledge articles, and training materials needed for development & implementation of solutions and upskill the Q&C organization with digital acumen.
  • Supervise contract resources and mentor GROW resources to achieve milestones on time and develop the less seasoned high potential talent to build continuous talent pipeline.


    • A minimum of a Bachelor degree is required; a degree concentration in Computer Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Data Science or other relevant subject area will be an asset.
    • Minimum of 6 years of work experience in Medical Device, Digital/Enabling Platform Solution Development & Support, or Data Science.
    • Strong communication, collaboration and social skills to engage stakeholders, create an environment openly entertain new ideas/solutions, lead discussions to align objectives across stakeholders and gain their buy-in.
    • Excellent communication skills, and strong collaboration and influencing skills to partner effectively across functions and MD franchises/OpCos.
    • Capability to build a consensus and leading stakeholders through process, technology solution, and organizational change.
    • Ability to articulate cerebral or ambiguous ideas and observations into clear set of problem statements or solutions.
    • Strong project management skill.
    • Flexible with the ability to work independently as well as on teams with excellent time management skills to handle multiple projects and deadlines required.
    • Working knowledge of software, system or technology solution development, V&V, and lifecycle management is required.

      • Hands on work experience in Medical Device industry, Software development & support using modern solution development tools such as Jira/Xray, Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Sonarqube, Polarion, Cognition, etc), and Data Science preferred.
      • Hands on work experience with modern RPA, AI/ML, and other automation technology platforms, solutions, or languages such as AWS, Azure, GCP, Selenium, Blue Prism, Python, Java, R, etc.
      • Strong understanding and experience in design and development of data science pipeline (e.g. data wrangling, model training/validation, visualization/deployment, etc.) is required.
      • Ability to translate complex data into digestible insights for technical and lay audiences is required.
      • Up to 10% travel, regionally and internationally required.

        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.

        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

        Primary Location

        United States-New Jersey-Somerville-

        Other Locations

        North America-United States-Florida-Jacksonville, North America-United States-California-Milpitas, North America-United States-Massachusetts-Raynham, North America-United States-Indiana-Warsaw, North America-United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, North America-United States-California-Irvine, North America-United States-California-Redwood City, North America-United States-California-Santa Clara, North America-United States-Florida-Palm Beach Gardens


        Medical Device Business Services, Inc (6029)

        Job Function

        Info Technology

        Requisition ID


Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Milpitas , MD QS Digital Strategy & Deployment Lead., Other , Milpitas, California

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