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J&J Family of Companies Electrical Engineering Manager in Santa Clara, California

The Robotics & Digital Solutions group of Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a Manager, Electrical Engineering, to work on the next high-tech surgical robotic platform. This position is located Santa Clara, CA.

The Hardware Team in the RAD group is a diverse group of highly motivated engineers who are passionate about designing and developing the next generation, cutting edge, state of the art, robotic platforms. We want you to come and join our team and be part of the success of our mission.


To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is passionate about crafting sophisticated solutions for advanced, complex robotic systems. As an Electrical Engineering Manager, you will lead a highly motivated and qualified team. You'll lead projects, mentor engineers, communicate within & across teams, and share your knowledge of electrical engineering design. You will be asked to be a technical leader. Candidates must be self-motivated, independent and have a desire to thrive in a very fast paced environment while having exceptional communication skills.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead an existing core team of highly qualified electrical engineers to execute on design of complex electro-mechanical systems from prototype through production

  • Technically contribute hands-on to design and debug efforts at the PCA and subsystem level where needed

  • Drive documentation, test and failure mode analysis necessary to release medical device products

  • Demonstrate through action best documentation and test practices to deliver safe and efficacious products

  • Solve blockers and drive through logistical hurdles that may emerge during design and development

  • Build and influence teams though strategic connections and partnerships across the company

  • Drive team success


Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with 7+ years of experience OR master’s degree in electrical engineering with 5+ years of related experience required

  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing small teams

  • Experience in safety-critical applications with demonstrated experience in compliance and failure mode analysis

  • Ability to read schematics and perform complicated electrical debug using oscilloscopes, DMMs, multi-meters, TDRs, VNA, spectrum analyzer etc.

  • Ability to work efficiently and independently within a team. Demonstrate task ownership in multi-functional environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with internal teams and external consultants

  • Experience in PCA/PCB design, ideally in motor control and robotics applications

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Experience with medical devices and testing electronics in safety-critical applications

  • PCB design experience of low-noise analog, power electronics, and motor control in robotics applications

  • Experience using Altium Designer


  • Flexible Vacation

  • Culture of Respect, Innovation & Inclusion

  • 401k, pension, medical, dental, and vision plans

  • Paid parental leave

  • J&J MyStore, BenefitHub discounts, discounts on insurance, and more!

Business hours are generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Do you want to be part of a diverse team delivering innovative products to market? Apply today!

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.

Robotics & Digital Solutions (RAD) is part of Johnson & Johnson -Ethicon, Inc.; a global leader in surgery with products and solutions found in almost every operating room around the world. 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.

Primary Location

United States-California-Santa Clara-5490 Great America Pkwy


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