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IoT Test Automation Lead, Digital Surgery

Somerville, NJ, USA | Johnson & Johnson

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for an IoT Test Automation Lead. This position can sit in Mountain View, CA; Cincinnati, OH; Somerville, NJ; or New Brunswick, NJ. 

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, diabetes management, joint replacement surgery and vision care.

The Opportunity

The IT R&D Product Innovation group’s mission is to reach more patients and restore more lives by innovating and enhancing Johnson & Johnson’s medical device products. We are looking for a talented and ambitious IoT Automated Test leader to drive the strategy and execution of our new hospital medical devices IoT ecosystem. This candidate will have a real passion for tinkering, prototyping, and keeping pace with industry trends in IoT. We invite you to become part of a team that is breaking new ground in the ways J&J builds IoT solutions.


Craft the test strategy and execution of the digital surgery IoT ecosystem including the IoT cloud, field hospital gateway, IoT applications, and data integrations to internal systems

Implement an automated testing strategy including black box and white box testing

Establish a BDD culture within the scrum teams

Establish a static code analysis methodology and rhythm within the scrum teams

Guide the functional and integration test teams on structuring of test data, function libraries, test steps, scenario scripts, business rules and any other framework design elements

Lead and handle all levels of testing including unit, system, load, integration, regression, verification, and validation testing

Partner with J&J cybersecurity to coordinate the execution of penetration testing

Build and lead test plans for each release

Partner with Product Quality to deliver the required artifacts for each release – test plans, test evidence, protocols, requirements traceability, known anomaly reports, etc.

Work with CI/CD team to integrate the automated testing into our daily development process and deployment pipeline

Coordinate across multiple scrum teams and independent digital products to create an integrated verification and validation plan

Contribute to software design and the development of new SOPs to ensure compliance while enabling speed to market

Drive product development towards an MVP that balances between user needs, business objectives, resource capacity, and technical feasibility


A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree in the field of computer science, engineering, or a related technical field is preferred.

A minimum of 3 years of practical work experience in an IT, engineering, or related technical field is required.

A minimum of 3 years of experience with BDD or TDD methodologies is required.

A minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience managing automated testing is required.

Experience leading the test strategy for a product or application in a highly regulated environment is required. (examples: medical devices, GxP, SOX, aviation, banking, etc.)

Experience with Manual and Automated API Testing required

Experience in test automation frameworks such as Cucumber, Robot framework, or others is required.

Understanding of Agile SCRUM methodologies is required.

Experience in CI/CD orchestration tools such as Bamboo, Chef, Circle CI, GitLab, Jenkins, Maven, etc. is preferred

Experience with highly scalable REST web services is preferred

Experience with Java, Python, or Node.js is preferred

Experience with HTTP and TCP/IP is preferred

Experience in a life sciences/healthcare organization is preferred

Experience with Wireless Edge Access Protocols (WAN, LAN, PAN, Mesh) such as LoRA, Wifi, RFID, Bluetooth, zwave or others is preferred Experience leading V&V for Class I, II, or III medical devices or related life sciences based digital product is preferred.

Experience with IoT protocols such as MQTT and AMQP is preferred

Experience with Cucumber and HP ALM is preferred

This position can sit in Mountain View, CA; Cincinnati, OH; Somerville, NJ; or New Brunswick, NJ and may require up to 20% domestic and international 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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