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J&J Family of Companies IOT Azure Developer, Digital Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a IoT Azure Developer. This position may be located anywhere in the US with a strong preference towards Cincinnati, Ohio and Somerville, NJ.

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 every single 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.

If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

The Opportunity

The IoT Azure Developer role sits within Johnson & Johnson’s R&D Product Technology Innovation group whose mission is to reach more patients and restore more lives. We invite you to be part of a team that is transforming the healthcare industry by way of Digital Surgery! By combining surgical technologies with real-time data intelligence within the Operating Room, we will elevate the standard of care and improve surgical outcomes. We are looking for a hardworking IoT Azure Developer to build an internet of medical things cloud using various Azure building blocks and tools. Our ideal candidate will be an ambitious self-starter with a good ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions. This candidate will be a passionate change agent and capable of driving the success of IoT projects across the J&J Medical Devices sector to provide a connected surgical ecosystem for our doctors. We are looking for quick learners with passion and enthusiasm for tinkering, prototyping, and keeping pace with industry trends in IoT! The Product Technology Team places a large emphasis on improving individual strengths to not only accelerate delivery but propel career growth forward. As a team, we are committed to encouraging a supportive environment and will provide many opportunities for learning new skill sets. We invite you to be part of our lasting impact on patient lives by joining a ground-breaking team in the world of surgical innovation.

Key Responsibilities:

•Partner with R&D Medical Device Product Lines to deliver innovative IoT solutions.

•Develop the technical solutions that demonstrate microservices and APIs that interface with devices, the platform data layer and third-party services

•Develop applications and services using Azure tools and technologies, including storage, security, compute, and communications

•Stay informed on IoT and cloud technologies, understand trends and opportunities to demonstrate for J&J Digital Surgery platform

•Demonstrate a strong focus on innovation, mindset to create best-in-class add-value solutions

•Write code and deliver proof of concept for IoT solutions to advance J&J DS platform capabilities

•Collaborate with Web App (front-end) teams to develop product features and services

•Partner with project team to deliver on the IoT development, and architecture

•Partner with the R&D Medical Device Product Development organizations to understand their IoT needs, develop use cases, generate UML diagrams, and develop overall solution requirements including application definition, integration, security, and system configurations

•Work on Agile teams and SCRUM units to launch innovative solutions following software development processes

•Delivering on requirements from different directions, always orienting yourself to the concrete needs of the patient


•Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Computer Science, IT, or related Engineering is required

Experience and Skills:


•At least 3 years of practical work experience in an IT, engineering, or related technical field is required

•One or more years of developer experience with Azure is required

•Proficient knowledge across various IoT platform modules, including: networking, virtualization, identity, security, and data management required

•Demonstrate a track record of delivery of IoT cloud solutions required

•Ability to learn and master new technologies and tools in a fast-paced environment required

•Hands-on experience developing solutions with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) on Azure platform, including but not limited to developing microservices, web services, REST APIs, and containerized solutions with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure Container Registry (ACR) required

•Hands-on Azure application development with Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) services (IoT suite, Service Bus, Event Hub, etc.) required

•Ability to strictly adhere to and enforce development best practices and coding standards required

•Experience in DevOps and CI/CD required

•Working proficiency in programming languages and modern cloud development tools including but not limited to: Node.js, C/C++/C#, Java, Python, Azure SDKs, CLI, portal and other tools required

•Working knowledge of IoT Modules and Protocols including IoT Hub, IoT Edge, HTTP/TCP, AMQP, MQTT, Web Sockets, Telemetry data processing, File processing, deep knowledge of video files required

•This position may be located anywhere in the US with a strong preference towards Cincinnati, Ohio and Somerville, NJ


•Experience with multi cloud solutions, global deployments, cloud-based distributed application scaling and data processing preferred

•Strong knowledge of cloud data and storage technologies, relational and NoSQL databases, Azure platform data ingress and egress processes i.e. Data flow design, Azure Cosmos DB and blob storage, SQL (PostgreSQL) and NoSQL database systems such as Cassandra/DSE, Mongo preferred

•Proficient knowledge and experience with Cloud Security including but not limited to encryption, identity and access management, authentication, authorization, etc. preferred

•Certification in other cloud technologies (e.g. AWS) preferred

•Experience with GxP, HIPAA, HITRUST, GDPR compliance preferred

•Understanding of Bigdata and cognitive Services: Machine Learning (ML) and Data Analytics preferred

•Knowledge of HL7 and FHIR data models preferred

•Certification in Microsoft Cloud Technologies preferred


•Up to 25% travel, domestic and international is 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.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Somerville-

Other Locations

North America-United States, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati


Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)

Job Function

Info Technology

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