IT BA, Sr. Manager – Professional Education

Johnson and Johnson’s Medical Devices business segment is recruiting for an IT BA, Sr. Manager – Global Education. This position can be located in one of the following locations: Somerville, NJ or West Chester, PA; other locations may be considered upon review. The position may require up to 40% travel.


Our Medical Devices business segment produces a broad range of innovative products and solutions used primarily by health care professionals in the fields of orthopedics, neurological disease, vision care, diabetes care, infection prevention, diagnostics, cardiovascular disease, and aesthetics.

As a member of the Medical Devices IT Global Education Solutions product line, this position will be working closely with the business to translate business needs and requirements into clear and easily understood strategies and requirements relative for consumable product backlogs and sprints cycles.  This position will also manage effective relationships with both key business partners and delivery teams to ensure the smooth Agile delivery of key product and solutions in support of the Global Education Product line.  The candidate will be primarily focused on enabling Professional Education and Innovative Learning capabilities to our external customers in partnership with our business through a variety of innovative and differentiated solutions. 


We are 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.


The IT B.A. Sr. Manager – Professional Education will:

  • Partner across a number of stakeholders (Business & IT) to build strategies for successful development and deployment of Healthcare Professional Educational solutions, core capability offerings and new technologies to drive business value; enabling the achievement of product delivery targets and more.
  • Drive innovative opportunities with his/her business partners to enable differentiated learning paths for our HCP customers through digital and mobile education capabilities, surgical simulation capabilities, 3D printing, as well as telementoring, virtual & augmented reality, and collaboration capabilities and tools.
  • Understand IT products or systems in the Education and Digital space; map out business processes to serve as reference for development and IT support.  Familiarity with Copy Approval and Digital Asset management process and systems a plus.
  • Prioritize and align, with the business, a harmonized WW portfolio of capabilities in support of strategic business imperatives for the Professional Education space. 
  • Writes, manages and clarifies story points as required.  Maintain key product strategies and backlogs in partnership with Business Product Owners accordingly; while ensuring financial management and stewardship for such products. 
  • Works with the business to translate requirements for IT sprint cycles and in a consumable format and terminology for developers (includes project charters, use cases, data flows, wireframes, etc). Explains to the business how requirements may be implemented from a functional standpoint.
  • Ensures effective coordination of user acceptance testing (as required) to ensure requirements are satisfied.
  • Oversees day to day platform configuration management
  • Applies compliance requirements within scope of responsibility, provides documentation and participates in compliance activities as required
  • Drives collaboration and sharing of best practices within the GES Product line space across the WW Medical Device IT community.  Partners within Key Global & Corporate Strategic forums to ensure alignment to strategies relevant to the Education space. 
  • Act as an IT representative on business leadership teams as assigned.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. A degree in the field of Computer Science or Business Administration is preferred. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 8 years of overall IT experience is required
  • Previous industry knowledge highly desired in the life sciences space
  • Proven track record managing business relationships effectively at varying levels to ensure successful partnership and delivery is required.
  • Demonstrated experience leading complex programs with significant system and process interdependencies is required
  • Strong experience with delivering digital, mobile, and/or go to market capabilities within an external education platform is required
  • Previous experience managing workflow capabilities is highly desired
  • Experience with analytics and reporting capabilities preferred.
  • Ability to quickly acclimate and work across multiple, complex business domains in support of projects is required.
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills are required. 
  • Familiarity with software development methodologies is required; previous experience in an Agile environment preferred.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Somerville
Other Locations
North America-United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Info Technology
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