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J&J Family of Companies Staff Project Manager Software Development in Lincoln, Nebraska

Staff Project Manager Software Development - 2206093248W


DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Sr. Project Manager, Orthopedic Robotics Software located in Boston, MA! Remote work options may be considered on a case-by-case basis if approved by the company.

DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit www.depuysynthes.com.

In this role you will:

  • Develop and manage the cross-functional timeline for the new product development process, including software development, quality documentation, software test, regulatory, supply chain, service and repair integration and support.

  • Lead project teams and work with management to resolve resource gaps.

  • Identify critical paths within the project and offer solutions to roadblocks.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members, acting as scrum master in the agile process.

  • Identify appropriate project strategies that match product/market goals and follow the new product development process with a focus on quality.

  • Manage project risk through comprehensive mitigation assessment and planning techniques and be responsible for working with internal/external partners to develop project plans and project risk analyses for all assigned projects.

  • Communicate on project status to all project stakeholders. Communication includes project meeting minutes, post-market introduction reports, status reports and project deep-dives as required.

  • Define key project constraints such as scope, schedule, budget, resources and risks and clearly communicate roles, expectations and accountabilities to the project team on a regular basis.

  • Become the lead contact for all internal partners (test, quality, manufacturing, finance, hardware team, etc.) regarding project activities and establish and maintain relationships with all project members (global & domestic).

  • Create and maintain the project budget, collaborating closely with functional managers or internal partners as needed to ensure project goals are achieved.

  • Mentor and provide leadership to project coordinators.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree focused degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Communications or related fields is required.

  • An advanced degree is preferred.

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant industry experience is required.

  • A minimum of 4 years of project leadership experience is required.

  • A minimum of 2 years of Agile / Scrum process and tools experience is preferred.

  • Experience working in the Medical Device industry including the full software development lifecycle, requirements tracking system and management of Design History File is preferred.

  • Experience working with Cloud-based development of connected devices is preferred.

  • A Scrum Master certification is a plus.

  • A Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) is a plus.

  • Proven success in leading a project from concept through market introduction is preferred.

  • Experience reporting periodic project status to Executive Management is preferred.

  • Experience managing external contractors and suppliers is preferred.

  • Proficiency using the MS Office Suite (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) is required.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability is required.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required.

  • Proficiency in written and/or spoken French is desired.

  • The ability to work independently, provide multiple solutions to problems and effectively integrate systems is required.

  • This candidate must be well organized, self-motivated, energetic, creative, and resourceful.

  • In addition, this candidate must demonstrate strong leadership, management, and teamwork qualities.

  • This position may require up to 25% travel primarily domestic and potentially international.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $101,500 to $142,000. The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis. Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. Additional information can be found through the link below. For additional general information on Company benefits, please go to: - https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits .

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through innovative programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our employees and the ones they love! As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

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.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.

Primary Location NA-US-Massachusetts-Raynham

Other Locations NA-United States

Organization DePuy Synthes Products, Inc (6149)

Relocation Eligible: No

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Function R&D Engineering (R&D)

Req ID: 2206093248W