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Staff R&D Software Engineer, Digital Surgery (Full Stack)

DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for Staff R&D Software Engineer, Digital Surgery to be based in Boston, MA. Candidates can also be based in Providence, RI or Raynham, MA. Please note, we currently have an interim/satellite location in Mansfield, MA and candidates may also be eligible to work out of this location.  


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we have created an organization that is equipped to innovate in a rapidly evolving health care environment. 


The Digital Orthopedic Surgery team is bringing innovation to intraoperative patient care. We are using robotics and digital tools for surgical teams to improve patient outcomes. We are creating an extensible operating room ecosystem to support existing devices and those of the future. Our vision is to create a process of continuous improvement in which data collected during and after surgery contributes to a steady progression in standardization and automation. We are dedicated to improving people’s lives through the advancement of medical technology. The Staff R&D Software Engineer plays a technical leadership role on a cross-functional team to develop production medical systems. 


Staff R&D Software Engineer, Digital Surgery (Full Stack) position will:  

  • Write high-quality code for medical device applications. 
  • Work closely with Product Owner and other teams to develop complex algorithms. 
  • Work on UI/UX code and back-end integrations (Full-Stack). 
  • Troubleshoot and debug software issues. 
  • Profile and analyzing application performance. 
  • Involve in problem solving discussions to the benefit the end-user/client. 
  • Follow Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver faster and stronger products to the clients. 
  • Use tools for Agile development like Jira, Confluence or others that assist day to day delivery. 
  • Act as a coach and mentor for more junior team members. 
  • Follow company (corporate & security) policies and guidelines. 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Computer Science is a plus. 
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience is required (Advanced graduate degrees can be counted towards overall experience). 
  • Previous experience in a highly regulated industry is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience with Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) and IEC 62304 is strongly preferred.  
  • Significant experience in C++ programming is required. 
  • Experience with C, C#, Java and Python is preferred. 
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, or Travis CI is highly preferred. 
  • Completion of projects or courses focused on software data structures and algorithms; experience using algorithms and data structures to solve problems; and interpreting algorithms and contributing ideas to their development are required. 
  • Experience developing thorough testing solutions across testing units/functions is required. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Must be self-directed, highly organized and adaptable. 
  • This position will be located in Boston, MA. Candidates can also be based in Providence, RI or Raynham, MA. Please note, we currently have an interim/satellite location in Mansfield, MA and candidates may be eligible to work out of this location.  
  • This position may also require up to 20% international and domestic travel. 

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham-
Other Locations
North America-United States-Rhode Island-Providence, North America-United States-Massachusetts-Boston, North America-United States-Massachusetts
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
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