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Sr. R&D Engineer - Systems/Robotics (2 of 2).

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Robotics & Digital Solutions at Auris Health, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Sr. R&D Engineer - Systems / Robotics, located in Redwood City, CA.

Auris is part of Ethicon, Inc., a global leader in surgery with products and solutions found in almost every operating room around the world. Ethicon has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 100 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions including robotics, digital solutions, sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit and


In this role, the Engineer will own projects to evaluate and evolve methods for Monarch system level and robotics/algorithm performance. Duties include testing development, validation, and DV across programs within the Monarch R&D organization. Owns key performance test methods, serves as SME on device performance, and assumes responsibilities as required in the following areas on development teams: test model development, test method development, design candidate evaluation, requirement testability and substantiation, investigation of failures, and tackling of poorly understood risks, performance shifts, or product robustness.

For this role, the team is looking to find an individual preferably with experience in scripting, data analysis, automation, and product software for complex electromechanical devices.

Core Job Responsibilities
Develops tests for product development or design verification, including test design, electromechanical fixture development, bench model development, and script development.
Performs retrospective data analysis to identify trends to drive investigations or product design/test strategy improvements
Serves as an SME for standard methodologies in test case design and test execution
Performs root cause investigations and designs / executes experiments as warranted to address DV failures and other performance observations, or in support of other product development needs.
Owns and maintains test case content
Performs test method validation / MSA and non-product software validations for all design verification tests
Writes and executes design verification and engineering test protocols; analyzes data and authors test reports
Collaborates with development team on design input clarity and testability
Applies statistical and problem solving (e.g. fishbone, 5-whys, DMAIC principles) analysis methods in any investigation / experimental work.
Other related duties as needed may be assigned.

BS/BA in Mechanical Engineering, EE, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent required. Master's degree in equivalent discipline a plus.
Minimum 4 years or more hands-on experience in the medical device industry, in an engineering function; experience with complex electromechanical systems with medical device software preferred
Proficiency with Python is required. Proficiency with additional languages / platforms - Matlab, Labview, C, Linux OS, Qubole - preferred
Prior experience with complex data analysis or machine learning a plus.
Prior experience developing and implementing new test methods required.
Proficiency in statistical principles/tools and statistics software preferred
Demonstrated success with experimental design and investigative techniques.
Ability to own and drive tasks in a project team
Habitually self-motivated, curious, and failure-seeking. Applies critical big picture thinking in completing tasks.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Proficiency in SolidWorks/fixture design a plus
Ability to work in a regulated environment requiring compliance to internal procedures

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.

Primary Location

United States-California-Redwood City-150 Shoreline Dr


Auris Health, Inc. (6267)

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Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Redwood City , Sr. R&D Engineer - Systems/Robotics (2 of 2)., Other , Redwood City, California

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