J&J Family of Companies IT Lead, Business Analyst Medical Devices R&D Product Development (PLM) in Cincinnati, Ohio

Medical Devices, a division of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for an IT Lead, Business Analyst Medical Devices R&D Product Development, located at one of its Medical Devices facilities in the United States. This position reports to the IT BA Manager, Product Development Product Line.

The IT Business Analyst will work within the IT Product Development product line, partnering with the R&D and Supply Chain business process owners and IT colleagues to understand business processes and requirements. This role will contribute to building an overall strategy and roadmap to advance business capabilities, and will have direct responsibility for delivery of projects within the Product Development portfolio.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

Medical Devices represents more than 60 manufacturing sites and 26,000 employees who plan, source, manufacture and deliver high-quality and cost-effective medical products to our customers around the globe each day. Work of the Medical Devices organization supports a multitude of product platforms, new products and delivery systems that are used in a wide range of procedures throughout the healthcare industry, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, minimally invasive surgery, hospital sterilization, clinical laboratory testing, diabetes management, joint replacement surgery and vision care.

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The IT Business Analyst, MD R&D Product Development will work as part of the MD IT R&D Product Development Product Line Organization (PLO) and will:

  • Participate in development of the R&D Product Development Capability Model, considering people, process, data, and technology.

  • Align with stakeholders and development teams on product goals and engage business throughout the development process.

  • Manage business partner expectations, elicit business requirements, and resolve conflicts related to requirements, timelines and budgets

  • Negotiate with business on priority capabilities for inclusion in delivery sprints and product releases.

  • Facilitate user acceptance testing (UAT)

  • Embed agile practices into projects and guide stakeholders on agile methodology and practices

  • Ensure solutions are consistent with business objectives and strategy and J&J technology standards

  • Develop project budgets and track spend

  • Manage delivery of assigned projects

  • Track and report status of projects

  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with business, Business Technology Leaders, & other PLO organizations

  • Partner closely with J&J IT Applications Services and external solution providers to deliver impactful and intuitive solutions to address complex business problems.

  • Develop/maintain strong view of external capabilities and their ability to drive business value

  • Contribute to technology strategy and roadmaps for product lines

  • Recommend creative/innovative approaches to increase the effectiveness of the technology product line

  • Technical Application Owner for diverse group of PLM/CAD/CAM/CAE solutions, planning for delivery of life cycle upgrades and oversight of application support

  • Understand business use of solutions and contribute to documentation and visual representation of the end-to-end process, systems, and data flow

  • Apply compliance requirements within scope of responsibility and provide documentation and participate in compliance activities


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; A Bachelor’s or higher in the field of computer science, engineering, science or business administration is preferred.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of related IT experience in Life Sciences/Healthcare is required

  • Knowledge of industry and business process trends related to R&D Product Development and Engineering and respective capabilities is preferred.

  • Experience developing and maturing processes and systems in a complex research, manufacturing or product discovery environment is preferred

  • Experience eliciting business requirements using a standardized methodology

  • Agile Methodology experience preferred.

  • Vendor management experience: Prior experience managing software maintenance contracts

  • CAD/CAM/CAE software & licensing (ie flexlm) background is preferred

  • Knowledge of PLM software & licensing is preferred

  • Project Management experience is required

  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture and application development methodologies is required

  • The ability to quickly learn the business and complex processes involved is required

  • The ability to understand and work across multiple business domains in support of projects

  • Strong communication and critical thinking skills are required

  • The demonstrated ability to partner with development teams that support various technology platforms is required.

  • Proven relationship management skills are required

  • Understanding of software license agreements and contractual obligations

  • Technology leadership experience is preferred

  • Up to 10% travel (domestic and international) may be required.

Primary Location

United States-Ohio-Cincinnati

Other Locations

North America-United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, North America-United States-Massachusetts-Raynham, North America-United States-New Jersey-Somerville


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Job Function

Operations (IT)

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