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J&J Family of Companies Senior Test Equipment Engineer in Redwood City, California

Robotics & Digital Solutions, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a Senior Test Equipment Engineer, located in Redwood City, CA.

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The Sr. Test Equipment Engineer will work directly with a team of experienced engineers to assist in software test development, equipment design, sourcing, and ongoing support for complex capital test equipment. We are seeking motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in sophisticated testing techniques and data analysis of complex electro-mechanical devices. Typical responsibilities revolve around test equipment (and test method) design/sourcing, troubleshooting, documentation, and qualification.

In this role you will:

  • Design, prototype, and improve software driven tests – including script development, testing, debugging, and documentation

  • Write and execute equipment & process validation protocols and reports

  • Solve electro-mechanical & software related equipment issues for both on-site and off-site equipment

  • Query and analyze data generated from manufacturing test equipment to drive and execute improvements of process, product, equipment, and test methods

  • Procure and duplicate complex capital test equipment

  • Drive improvements in design for manufacturability, design for testing, and equipment output

  • Coordinate with different teams and coworkers to accomplish tasks

  • 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.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 4 years demonstrated experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum of 2 years demonstrated hands-on experience with software test development

  • Experience developing testing/analysis software scripts in Python, or other object oriented languages

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Experience working with & troubleshooting complex equipment, both in-house designed equipment and sourced equipment

  • Experience with SolidWorks (or related) including creating models, assemblies, and detailed drawings

  • Self-starter with a proven ability to engage in proactive learning and remain productive with minimal supervision

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • An empathic individual who engages in and facilitates a high level of teamwork and cross-functional collaboration as needed

  • Must be highly organized with the ability to lead multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and optimally prioritize projects and tasks

  • Position will be located in Redwood City, CA and may require up to 10% travel


  • Advanced Degree is a plus

  • Experience designing, developing & sourcing complex equipment, both in-house designed equipment and sourced equipment

  • Experience with electrical engineering or databases (SQL)

  • Experience with JIRA

  • Familiarity with C++ and Object Oriented development concepts is a plus

  • Medical device or highly regulated industry experience

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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United States-California-Redwood City-150 Shoreline Dr


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