Associate Engineering Scientist II

Auris Health

Auris Health

United States
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023


Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Associate Engineering Scientist II in Lexington, MA.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at www.janssen.com and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

As an Associate Engineering Scientist II in the Oncology Therapeutic Area at Janssen, you will join the Bladder Disease Area Stronghold team to develop innovative drug-device combination products for the treatment of bladder cancer. The research will be focused on the development of controlled release devices using highly potent, small molecule drug substances in support of long-acting therapies. The candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting moderately complex experiments, including results analyses and interpretation of the product’s performance. Attention to detail will include generating detailed experimental records and creating accurate, complete reports. The candidate will provide solutions to problems of moderate complexity and will exercise judgment within standard policies and procedures to determine appropriate action. Documentation to assist with the preparation of technical manuscripts and other data-based documents will be necessary. The candidate will also prepare scientific drawings, diagrams and present data at in-house meetings. Participation in the direction of experiments through the development of methodologies and implementing moderately complex principles for designing experimental approaches will be a core set of activities.

Primary responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for the technical progress of one or more aspects of a development project, including scheduling and conducting front line work and reporting progress to project leader
  • Conduct lab scale experiments to support formulation, device, and combination product development
  • Present results within internal project team meetings as part of a cross functional organization
  • Prepare technical reports that may serve as source documents for regulatory submission and/or inspection
  • Contribute to development and assessment of potential manufacturing processes
  • Support development and nonclinical activities through manufacture of investigational product
  • Develop test protocols and procedures to characterize functional performance
  • Propose novel and actionable ideas, aligned with internal scientific strategy and capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage several experiments/projects simultaneously
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent record-keeping skills
  • Ability to analyze and present data in a professional format
  • Clear and professional verbal and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, across cultures and functions



M.S. with 3+ years of experience or a B.S./B.A. with 4+ years of experience. Degree in engineering or applied science: biomedical / medical, materials science, mechanical, chemical or other relevant fields


  • Industry experience in a research and development environment, such as analytical, formulation development, device development
  • Ability to organize and to lead technical team efforts to resolve challenges
  • Ability to design discreet experiments, to statistically analyze data and to draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Ability to present technical information in presentation format to technical disciplines
  • Intellectual curiosity, attention to detail and a team-oriented work approach
  • Positive, self-driven, and contagious work ethic
  • Proficient skills (MS Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint, MathCad, Minitab/SAS/JMP, SolidWorks® )
  • Familiarity with project management activities
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Meticulous documentation and record-keeping skills, suitable for product design and development
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change

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.