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Senior Software Engineer, Digital Orthopedic Surgery
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Boston, MA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/03/2021
Expire Date: 08/11/2021
Job Categories: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Computers, Software, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Sports and Recreation, Quality Control, Research & Development, Medical
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Senior Software Engineer, Digital Orthopedic Surgery

DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Boston, MA where we are building a software platform for our robotic surgery product line. Be a part of a growing team bringing innovation to patient care through technology!

DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit www.depuysynthes.com.

The Digital Orthopedic Surgery team is using robotics and digital tools for surgical teams to increase the performance, accuracy, and safety of surgical procedures. We are creating an extensible operating room ecosystem to support our surgical products. Our vision is to create a process of continuous improvement through analysis of intra-operative and post-operative surgical data.

The Senior Software Engineer is part of an Agile team of software and product development professionals creating software for digital surgery products. You will build on our existing technologies and innovate new solutions for user-facing software applications and systems integration. You’ll build REST API endpoints and data management services and enable device to cloud capabilities. Your role will also extend to cybersecurity concerns at all levels of the product and the support infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with software engineers, product development engineers, cybersecurity and quality professionals, systems engineering, and product owners to build foundational components of our surgical platform
  • Develop applications for device administration, user management, and surgical functionality.
  • Working with Test Engineers to devise testing strategies and scenarios on which to build test cases
  • Contribute to the design of a FHIR/HL7 implementation for clinical evidence generation and surgical dashboards.
  • Write design descriptions and architectural documentation in compliance with regulation our Quality Management System.
  • Build software tools to collect device telemetry for machine learning for reliability and product improvement.
  • Enable next-generation data management capabilities for our surgical robotics platform



  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required; A major in Engineering, Computer Science or similar is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant Engineering experience
  • Proficiency in the C# programming language and .Net development
  • Proficiency with Windows software application development
  • A good understanding of relational and NoSQL databases and handling data of various lineages and formats
  • Experience with developing REST APIs


  • Desire to direct team compliance with IEC 62304 regulation in the creation of technical design, unit test, and code review documentation
  • Experience in bringing medical devices to market through the 510(k) -submission process
  • Agile software development experience and familiarity with Agile development practices
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment, medical devices in particular
  • Experience with WPF Framework


  • This position is located in Boston, MA and may require up to 10% travel.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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