IT Senior Manager Business Technology Lead

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a IT Sr Manager Business Technology Lead within the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices. The position will be based in Somerville NJ, Raynham MA, or West Chester PA. 

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 & Diagnostics  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 Medical Device 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.


Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

This individual will be responsible for defining and implementing the information technology strategy for the evidence generation functions within the Medical Devices R&D organization: Regulatory Affairs, Clinical and pre-clinical Affairs, Medical Research and Health Economics and Market access (HEMA). He/she will serve as a critical point of contact for individuals in these R&D functions, partner with the leadership teams and will take end-to-end accountability of all IT solutions and services for these functions. They will be responsible for developing IT as a competitive advantage and key enabler for the R&D business functions.  This individual should be a strong communicator, a passionate change agent and have a good understanding about the challenges and opportunities of R&D in Medical Devices. 


  • Collaborates with business partners in R&D functions to define technology strategy that maximizes business value and act as the point of contact for these functions
  • Works with business partners to define priorities for business and associated technology investments leveraging product line organization and IT shared services, effectively manages investments to maximize value
  • Drives the implementation of key initiatives and projects in area of responsibility by ensuring appropriate business engagement, involving the right stakeholders, ensuring organizational readiness, clearing roadblocks and securing funding
  • Accountable for delivery and operational IT expense
  • Understands and drives core internal IT products and new technologies and approaches to drive business value
  • Connects with external stakeholders to gather insights, identify best practices and drive collaborative opportunities

  • Bachelor’s degree required preferred in the field of computer science, engineering or business administration, master’s degree preferred
  • 5 Years experience in a business-facing IT management role required
  • 8+ Years broad experience in a technology related role required
  • 3 years experience with IT in R&D or related field (ie: regulatory) highly preferred
  • Deep understanding of business drivers/processes and ability to relate priorities to associated technology investments
  • Experience working across multiple levels of an organization is required
  • Knowledge of technology trends (e.g., digital, big data) and demonstrated ability to translate these technology trends in successful initiatives within an R&D context is required
  • Expertise driving adoption of IT solutions with business stakeholders is required
  • Experience being a member of a business leadership team is required
  • Strong business partnering and negotiation skills
  • Business experience in R&D or evidence generation strongly preferred
  • Ability to express R&D needs towards a wide variety of stakeholders globally
  • Ability to influence others that are not in your direct control required
  • Ability to balance the need for standardization and enterprise thinking with the specific needs and challenges in R&D functions
  • Previous experience driving technology strategy for a line of business required
  • Able to synthesize leadership and stakeholder inputs into decisions
  • Able to represent customers/users
  • Can translate business process needs into IT solutions required
  • Has ability to work at an abstract level and continuously “pivot” to arrive at the highest impact answer for the customer
  • Strong collaboration skills with a variety of stakeholders in business and IT
  • Ability to work effectively and build strong relationships in a virtual environment

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

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