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J&J Family of Companies Sr. IT Manager, Enterprise Architecture in Santa Ana, California

Johnson and Johnson Vision is looking for a IT Manager, Enterprise Architecture to support our R&D and Surgical Vision functions located in Santa Ana, CA. This position can be based remotely from J&J North America, or J&J Latin America.

At Johnson & Johnson Vision (JJV), we have a bold ambition: to change the trajectory of eye health. That’s why, through our operating companies, we’ve developed solutions for every stage of life—to help people see better, connect better and live better. We partner with eye care professionals to provide some of the world’s leading products and technologies to address refractive error, cataracts, dry eye, and beyond. We are committed to using our reach and size for good and strive to put quality eye care within reach of everyone, everywhere. Visit us at www.jjvision.com. Follow @JNJVision on Twitter and Johnson & Johnson Vision on LinkedIn.

JJV is recruiting for an IT Manager, Enterprise Architecture to join our enterprise architecture team, supporting our R&D and Surgical Vision functions. Ideally, this position will be located in our Santa Ana location, but other locations will be considered.

This position will be a core member of the JJV enterprise architecture team and will have responsibility for partnering closely with business and solution leads to develop and maintain future-proof enterprise architecture standards and patterns.

  • Technology Architecture

  • Proactively partner with solution leads, technology services and other regional and global enterprise architects to design scalable, flexible and supportable technical systems that add business value and are aligned with the JJV technology strategy as well as enterprise patterns and standards.

  • Participate as a core member of the JJV Architecture guild, driving architecture engagement throughout the product development and R&D organizations, including:

  • Design, development, maintenance and socialization of reference architecture patterns.

  • Development, approval and enforcement of standards.

  • Creation and/or approval of solution designs and modifications.

  • Evaluation of technologies and partnerships.

  • Work with product line owners (PLO) and solution leads in the creation of multi-year roadmaps (local, regional and global) that are aligned to established architectural principles and patterns, as well as business strategy.

  • Continually evaluate the technology landscape for disruptive and/or transformative technologies that confer a competitive advantage to the business.

  • Application Lifecycle Management

  • Continually drive the identification of opportunities for application rationalization to simplify the JJV global application portfolio with Business Unit IT (BUIT) partners.

  • Work with architecture tools and datasets such as MEGA/ALM Dashboards and the JJV application inventories to capture, maintain, and effectively use application and technology lifecycle management (ALM, TLM) data.

  • Drive the education of application owners to raise awareness on the importance and adoption of ALM best practices.

  • Lead targeted application inventory activities aimed at curating the CMDB and engaging technical application owners (TAO) to properly maintain business services and applications.

  • Collaborate with solution leads, technology services, product line owners and other enterprise architects to align the total cost of ownership findings into our annual business planning and portfolio management processes to ensure lifecycle management is incorporated into multi-year investment plans.

  • Global Enterprise Collaboration

  • Partner with technology services, product lines, and other enterprise architects within the larger J&J organization to influence enterprise technology strategies and identify opportunities for bi-directional leverage across sectors and business units.

Periodically represent JJV within the global J&J enterprise realm during knowledge sharing activities


  • 8 years of technology experience architecting platforms and solutions in an enterprise context with a proven track record of success operating in a complex, ambiguous, fast paced environment.

  • Hands-on experience with at least several of the following technologies: public/private cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), virtualization, AI/ML, IoT, micro-services, data warehousing and ETL.

  • Experience leading technical conversations, workshops and workstreams to consensus/conclusions/actions.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and articulate business requirements, direction, and initiatives, including ability to balance requirements from an enterprise, sector and franchise/region level.

  • Ability to translate business strategy into technology strategy within a complex and matrixed environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to translate and transform complex topics into concise architectural diagrams and presentations.

  • Strong ability to build and maintain relationships at various levels, both inside and outside an organization.

  • BA/BS degree in a technical, engineering, or scientific discipline and 8+ years of equivalent business or technology experience is required.


  • Knowledge of healthcare processes, data and terminology.

  • Experience with system development lifecycle methodology.

  • Experience with at least several of the following methodologies: agile, design thinking, Katas, TOGAF and problem-solving methods.

  • Experience working in a multi-functional or cross-geographic context.

  • Experience working in regulated environment (e.g. GxP, HIPAA, GDPR …).

  • Ability to context switch between multiple complex and fast-moving projects while maintaining high quality and rapid delivery.

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-Santa Ana-1340 South Ritchey St


Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)

Job Function

Info Technology

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