Senior Scientist
Milpitas , California
April 02, 2017

Johnson & Johnson Vision, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist, 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 Senior Scientist contributes to the development of new optical technologies and product concepts from ideation to include tissue testing and clinical proof of concept.  Supports designing, developing and building of optical based systems and new optical metrology methods.  Investigates and evaluates existing technologies.  Contributes to multi-disciplinary research team and works closely within a cross-functional team of scientists, engineers and clinicians. 

  • BS in a Physical or Life science or related technical field or equivalent years of experience required, MS Physical/Life Sciences or Engineering or Ph.D. preferred.                       
  • 4-6 years of experience in a laboratory environment required 
  • Is familiar with use of lasers and imaging systems
  • New product development preferred
  • Demonstrated the ability to build and run opto-mechanical setups
  • Proficient in LabView and optical design principles
  • Theoretical modeling expertise a plus
  • Self-motivated, creative, flexible, positive attitude individual with the initiative and drive for timely completion of goals
  • Demonstrated research experience and interest in technology development.                                              
  • Verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to work in team environment.                                                                                                                                               
  • Must have proven laboratory or clinical research skills experience with strong problem solving skills. 

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