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

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Senior 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 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.

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

The Senior 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 talented Azure Developer to lead the creation of our Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) cloud; leveraging their extensive experience using Azure building blocks and tools. Our ideal candidate will be an energetic leader and self-starter with a strong ability to translate vision into solutions and explain technical processes in an easy to consume manner. 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 enhancing individual strengths to not only accelerate delivery but propel career growth forward. As a team, we are committed to cultivating 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 J&J Digital Surgery solution architects, Azure infrastructure team, system administrators to design and build a highly scalable and performant cloud IoT solutions.

•Develop the technical strategy for our IoT solution so that it will leverage microservices and APIs that interface with devices, the platform data layer and third-party services

•Demonstrate proficiency in developing 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 leverage for J&J Digital Surgery platform

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

•Research and recommend technologies and act as a domain expert and contribute to shaping J&J cloud platform IoT strategy

•Write code, 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 R&D Medical Device Product Lines and shared services to drive the IoT development strategy, architecture, and delivery.

•Establish the device provisioning approach of medical devices dispersed across the world

•Drive the over the air (OTA) software and firmware upgrade capabilities of medical devices

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

•Lead teams, manage Agile SCRUM units and launch innovative solutions following software development processes

•Collect 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 7 years of practical work experience in an IT, engineering, or related technical field is required

•At least 5 years of developer experience with Microsoft Azure is required

•Expert-level knowledge across various IoT platform modules, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, and data management required

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

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

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

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

•Ability to rigorously adhere to and implement development best practices and coding standards required

•Expert level 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

•Experience in DevOps and CI/CD required

•Expert 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

•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 required

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

•Strong Networking Knowledge including VPN, Load-balancing, and firewalls required

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


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

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

•Understanding of Big Data 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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