IT Director Healthcare Technology
Irvine , California
April 02, 2017

Medical Devices, a division of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for IT Director Health Care Technology. This position is located in Raynham, Massachusetts or Boston Massachusetts, and reports to the VP, Medical Device R&D-IT.

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 and joint replacement surgery.

The company is seeking a leader to enable Digital Health Technology for Medical Device Sector R&D. By combining deep technical expertise in developing medical device products with advanced technologies (device connectivity, technology/IT infrastructure to develop and support medical device software, interoperability of hospital IT/EMR systems, sensors, advanced analytics, etc), this leader will help transform the sector to be a ‘solutions provider’ for patients, physicians and payers.

We are looking for a leader who knows how to coalesce and integrate highly regulated medical devices with non-medical technologies to create solutions and services for patients, physicians/providers, payors. This individual will need to align stakeholders in R&D Product Development, Medical Sciences and IT around common objectives to pursue, identify relevant internal and external partners, strategically recommend and tactically execute specific projects to fruition.  This individual should possess technical depth, breadth, take risks and an enviable track record of success to build leadership trust, comfortable in a dynamic environment and ability to focus and get things done.


Other Key Responsibilities

  • Engage, participate and provide guidance on external trends in healthcare innovations that will transform OneMD. Leverage enterprise and other assets to drive technology enabled solutions.
  • Lead and deliver specific projects, in collaboration with R&D, IT and other internal stakeholders.
  • Setup good governance processes, build a high caliber team for the future
Has deep understanding of business value that capabilities will generate and able to prioritize associated technology investments. Experience effectively collaborating and managing stakeholders, knowledge of trends (e.g., digital, big data, cognitive computing within disease states) expertise driving solutions to commercialize. Superb technical depth and breadth, ability to quickly ascertain viable possibilities and propose solid technical recommendations to pursue. Track record of leading complex platform programs in health tech industry.

Bachelors degree required in the field of engineering or Computer Science Required
Master’s degree preferred
8 years’ experience leading highly technical teams in advanced technology groups within R&D and multiple facets of IT (infrastructure, software as a medical application development, support and maintenance)
5 year’s people management experience required
Deep understanding of diverse set of technology platforms is preferred
Experience running agile teams is preferred
Experience combining deep technical expertise in developing medical device products with advanced technologies is required
Experience with connectivity and technology infrastructure to develop and support medical device software required 
Experience with interoperability of Hospital IT/Electronic Medical Records required  
Advanced data analytics experience preferred
20% travel may be required

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
Other Locations
North America-United States-California-Irvine
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Info Technology
Requisition ID

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