Auris Health

Auris Health

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023


Ethicon, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Staff Electrical Systems Engineer - R&D, located in Cincinnati, OH.

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made meaningful contributions to surgery for more than 60 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 sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. This is an opportunity for a key role in bringing exciting new products to market to support the Johnson & Johnson Digital Surgery and Robotic efforts! For more information, visit www.ethicon.com .

Overall Responsibilities

The Systems Engineer is responsible for the system level design and integration of capital equipment products that consist of electrical and electro-mechanical subsystems. In this position you will own the architecture, requirements definition and systems integration of multiple products. The candidate will be a natural problem solver and will contribute to all aspects of the new product development process. You will provide technical leadership in systems architecture, definition, integration, and systems engineering processes across a variety of skilled SME.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the systems engineering team as the technical team lead.
  • Collaborates across mechanical, electrical, software, and cybersecurity systems engineers and SMEs to create robust product architectures.
  • Architects’ software and electrical designs of highly complex medical capital modules
  • Ensure systems design and documentation meet all safety and regulatory compliance, and IEC standards for medical devices.
  • Develop detailed product requirements, engineering specifications, system architecture, detailed component specifications, verification and validation test protocols and reports.
  • Leads the standardization and harmonization of MBSE techniques cross the systems engineering organization.
  • Collaborate across internal organizations and external partners as part of the multi-functional technical team.


Education & Required Skills/Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related science/ engineering degree with a minimum of (6) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Strong electrical design and analysis skills, including an understanding of electrical systems and subsystems and how it interacts with the overall system design.
  • Track record of delivering solutions with complex systems and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Experience translating high-level customer needs into technical options, analyzing the tradeoffs, and driving to solutions.
  • A results and performance driven demeanor with strong sense of accountability.

Preferred Skills & Experiences:

  • Experience with Electrical Safety Standard such as IEC 60601.
  • Experience working with system-level tools and processes used for requirements management, risk management, or issue tracking.
  • Experience as a systems engineer bringing capital equipment through the development lifecycle, from concept to release.
  • Experience writing requirements documents and design specifications.
  • Experience with capital equipment or medical devices


  • This position is based in Cincinnati, OH and requires up to 15% 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.