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J&J Family of Companies Principal Systems Engineer, Enabling Technology R&D in Warsaw, Indiana

DePuy Synthes Products Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Principal Systems Engineer, Enabling Technology R&D!

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

Are you interested in a great opportunity to work on building groundbreaking surgical capabilities for Digital Orthopaedics? Apply today!

Our Principal Systems Engineer, Enabling Technology R&D will work on connectivity for pre-operative surgical planning tools and intra-operative tools for orthopaedic surgery from the development phase through commercial release.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enable the product development teams to define, design and deliver a set of elite production-grade healthcare products

  • Develop, align and convey an inspiring vision of the target architecture integrating all products and services of our digital ecosystem, customer and non-customer facing

  • Create and execute short- and mid-term strategies to map and execute the building blocks towards the target architecture

  • Promote, sustain and improve developer productivity by driving decisions that improve ownership, communication and momentum across development teams

  • Support the teams in acquiring the required capabilities for autonomously driving excellent decisions on any technology choice, such as architecture, APIs, infrastructure, stacks, tools, etc.

  • Strategically discover, plan, retain and acquire the required skills to build an agile, autonomously delivering organization of highly professional development teams

  • Guide and support a consistent architecture vision throughout all product by establishing standard methodologies, design patterns and expressive terminology that conveys the intentions of that vision

  • Establish and support risk management for the software architecture together with internal partners

  • Partner across multiple operating segments including application development and Cybersecurity to realize the vision



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in IT, Engineering or equivalent field (such as Science, Software Engineering, or Medical Technology); advanced or Master’s degree preferred

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience

  • Systems Engineering experience including executing in an Agile software development methodology and delivering software projects utilizing Design Controls

  • Experience collecting and documenting requirements, leading risk management and failure mode analysis (FMEA) and crafting and executing verification strategies

  • Ability to handle the low-level details of a project while understanding the bigger picture of the Digital Surgery strategy

  • Self-motivated with the ability to define, shape, and drive projects to completion while effectively collaborating strategically

  • Proven experience in the following solution areas: web technologies and building enterprise architecture roadmaps, designing, integrating, and handling complex infrastructure solutions, Middle Layer and API-based architecture, and/or major cloud players

  • Communicate easily with tech and non-tech teams, individuals, and managers about your technology vision and how this adds new value for them


  • Experience working and excelling in a highly matrixed environment

  • Proficient in conceptualizing the domains of software products technology-agnostic, using model-driven approaches and state-of-the-art tools

  • Continuously delivered, operated, and maintained digital products to end-customers and matured them based on data


  • Requires up to 15% travel, domestic and international

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-Indiana-Warsaw-700 Orthopaedic Drive


DePuy Synthes Products, Inc (6149)

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