Senior Manager, Network Software & Automation (US Remote).

  • Company:
    Johnson & Johnson
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    16 hours ago
  • Category:
    Hospital and Health Care,Medical Device,Pharmaceuticals

Johnson & Johnson Global Network Architecture, Engineering & Automation team is looking for Sr Manager Network Automation Engineer to help Lead, develop and achieve vision of self-service/self healing in the Network domain, as we go through major transformation across Enterprise at J&J to enable programmability. The role preferred location: Raritan, NJ, will consider other US Locations

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.

With $82.1 billion in 2020 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. 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.

If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Network Software and Automation team designs and develops pragmatic, reliable and repeatable automation solutions through a combination of network engineering knowledge and coding. We are looking for someone with a passion for leading and building software defined functionality within a programmable infrastructure. This Sr. Manager role is instrumental in improving the organization’s automation framework and processes, along with leading team, developing and driving vision of Network Programmability to enable Self-service functionality. This role will partner with multiple infrastructure, security and operations teams, ensuring successful and efficient deployment solutions and creating corresponding documentation.

The successful candidate will have experience with Automation in Enterprise Networks, AWS, Azure and/or GCP Networking, SDWAN/WAN, etc utilizing REST APIs, Ansible, Terraform, Python, 3rd party Network Automation Tools like Glueware or Itential, etc, and can provide analysis of vendor solutions and integrations with third party cloud solutions and providers. The candidate will also have broad proficiency in network virtualization, cloud computing, SDN/NFV, and overlay technologies.

The candidate must be able to transform complex problems and abstract concepts into executable technology solutions. In this role, the person will be accountable for leading small team of developers and not only develop network automation capabilities across Network services, but also stand-up our new potential Network Automation platform, perform code management, migrations from legacy systems and ensuring communication of these services globally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain regular communications with peers, Architects, Engineering, deployment as well as operations teams, supplier management and vendors regarding requisite network infrastructure changes and improvement opportunities
  • Provide strong technical leadership and guidance on Software Development life cycle for Network Automation in AWS/Azure/SDN/SDWAN Networking, code development, validation, testing and acceptance within Global Network Services
  • Lead the development of consistent network solution standards with appropriate documentation, templates, use cases and acceptance testing
  • Consult with peer organizations and management on best practices for network automation standards and develop strategy to support global deployments at scale. This includes providing supporting documentation and training to the regional support teams
  • Collaborate with engineering team to drive supportable solution development. Provide knowledge transfer sessions with peer organizations and suppliers regarding changes in procedures, processes, documentation and frameworks
  • Leads the development of a release management plan for platform connectivity solutions


  • Bachelors in Computer Science Or Software Engineering OR related technical degree or experieince
  • 8+ years of Enterprise Network and/or Network Automation experience with a highly available global production infrastructure
  • 2+ years of professional experience with Infrastructure as Code in Networking infrastructure in general
  • 2+ years hand on experience with infrastructure as code utilizing Python, REST, YAML, Ansible and/or Terraform
  • Experience developing CI/CD, NetDevOps model.
  • Experience in Leading small team of Network Automation/Software developers or Engineers
  • Knowledge of routing protocols like BGP, EIGRP, L2/L3 VPNs and IPSec.
  • Hands Experience from Network Automation in AWS, Azure Cloud Networking and Cloud Architecture.
  • Experience working in and with Agile, Scrum and Kanban work processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Current knowledge and demonstrated understanding of multi-cloud networking solutions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill with experience presenting highly conceptual designs to executives, mid-level management’s, and peer engineers.


Travel is required up to 5%.

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-1003 US HIghway 202
Other Locations
North America-United States, North America-United States-Maryland-Lexington Park, North America-United States-Virginia-Arlington, North America-United States-Texas-El Paso, North America-United States-Texas-San Antonio, North America-United States-Florida-West Palm Beach
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Info Technology
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