Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: AMO30036202-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Vision, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering, located in Milpitas, California.

Johnson & Johnson Vision is committed to improving and restoring sight for patients worldwide. Since debuting the world’s first disposable soft contact lens in 1987, it has been helping patients see better through their world-leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses. In 2017, J&J expanded into cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery (LASIK) and consumer eye health and now serves more than 60 million patients a day across 103 countries with its eye health portfolio. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering will apply advanced scientific knowledge, engineering knowledge, mathematics and ingenuity to complete complex assignments with little or no supervision.  Demonstrated experience in system engineering with strong understanding of software, electrical, and hardware integration.

  • Independently, or lead a project team to, identify, plan and conduct medium to large-size projects that require custom, risk-managed execution plans, investigations and/or equipment. manage multiple often concurrent projects.
  • Understand the business needs of the company and have a thorough understanding of customer and clinical needs as they relate to projects.
  • Design and lead complex experiments, often with multiple variables.
  •  Independently execute and/or direct others in the execution of project tasks by applying novel engineering theories, concepts and techniques.
  • Conceptualize complete solutions, create or coordinate the design solutions for novel or complex problems, and explore multiple alternatives.
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) or independent technical expert (ITE) on a project's technical matters. may interface with senior management, external firms or agencies. may coordinate technical matters between organizations.
  • Responsible for completing documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with business standards.
  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Electrical Engineering, science or a closely related discipline is desired) or equivalent technical experience and demonstrated competence required; additional post-graduate education may contribute toward the desired years of experience;  
  • 8+ years of significant engineering and / or operational experience.
  • Strong technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures; - ability or aptitude to work on problems that are complex in scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing factors.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups; ability to work cross-functionally.
  •  Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills.
  • Ability and aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software; - ability to prioritize; -
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

Primary Location
United States-California-Milpitas
Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. (6233)
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