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J&J Family of Companies Core Network Engineer Support (New Consumer Health Company) in Boston, Massachusetts

Core Network Engineer Support (New Consumer Health Company) - 2206092028W


Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting a Core Network Engineer Support. This position may be located in Skillman, NJ, or any other Johnson & Johnson Global Consumer Health location.

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. Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.

Johnson & Johnson announced plans to separate our Consumer Health business to create a new publicly traded company. The process of the planned separation is anticipated to be completed within 24 months, and it will be subject to legal requirements including consultation with works councils and other employee representative bodies, as required, and other customary conditions and approvals.

It is anticipated that, following conclusion of the transaction, this position may be conveyed with New Consumer Health. In that case, details of any planned changes would be provided to the successful candidate by New Consumer Health at an appropriate time and would be subject to any necessary consultation processes.

Role & Responsibilities:

The Johnson & Johnson consumer health organization, the world’s most comprehensive manufacturer of healthcare products, has been on an accelerated journey of digital transformation. By leveraging the power of digital technologies and data, we aim to improve the lives of our patients, consumers, & employees and uniquely serve unmet needs.

The Core Network Engineer will lead the design and engineering of J&J’s next-generation global WAN infrastructure. Working closely with network architecture and other senior design engineers, you will contribute to the engineering team’s next-generation network design. You will work on SDWAN, cloud, and other next-generation solutions while maintaining and working on the core enterprise network.

Our team of engineers is building the next-generation network to support J&J's cloud initiatives. The team leads crafting networking solutions and partnering with peers to analyze vendor solutions and integrations with third-party cloud solutions and providers (e.g. Office365 and Amazon Web Services)

As a member of the engineering team, you will have expert proficiency with enterprise WAN technologies, including deep Cisco SDWAN experience, expert BGP design knowledge, and developing cost-efficient network designs. You should also understand network virtualization, cloud computing, NGFWs, WLAN and LAN design, and other leading-edge technologies.

A key role will be to transform sophisticated problems and abstract concepts into supportable technology solutions. These technology solutions will focus on automation, orchestration, and fault management. You will be responsible for detailing these designs and ensuring communication and delivery of these services globally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the intake process for network design requests and provide a point of contact for in-region projects. Partner with architects on requirements and outcomes.

  • Establish and maintain regular communications with network architecture, deployment, and operations teams to answer questions related to network design.

  • Develop next-generation network solutions (such as SDWAN and Cloud Networking) with appropriate documentation, templates, use cases, and acceptance testing

  • Collaborate with teammates and management on best practices for network standards. This includes providing supporting documentation and training to the regional support teams.

  • Collaborates with the Automation and Tools Engineering team to assist in the development of scripts for automated configuration deployment.

  • Develop software release management plans for WAN devices. This includes documentation updates, validation testing, and communicating new versions of code to relevant teams.

  • Partner with external service providers to provide talent and services to drive high standards

  • Drive innovation through the automation of services and capabilities

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $97,000 USD to $166,750 USD.


  • BA/BS required and a degree in STEM field preferred

  • 6 years of relevant technology experience

  • 5 years of understanding a large enterprise network

  • 3 years of demonstrated experience working with SD-WAN solutions

  • 1-2 years of automation development with scripting experience in Shell, Ruby, Python, Perl, or YAM

  • Expert understanding of networking protocols required to establish networking connectivity (ARP, DHCP, DNS, etc.).

  • Expert understanding and experience in enterprise infrastructure protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, ECMP, QoS, etc.)

  • Expert understanding and implementation experience of Cisco SDWAN (Viptela) networking including an understanding of OMP as well as current features in Cisco’s latest code releases

  • Current knowledge of IPv6 and the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 in an enterprise environment

  • Current knowledge and understanding of cloud providers and cloud networking solutions

  • Understanding of software/cloud applications and migration to public cloud services.

  • Understanding of route optimization, load balancing, IP Address Management, and other network optimization and management techniques

  • Understanding of the various network hardware and software manufacturers and their roles within the industry, e.g. Cisco, Arista, Juniper, VMWare, and F5.

  • Understanding of wired and wireless connectivity protocols such as spanning-tree, wireless spectrums, wireless authentication, etc.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience presenting designs to peer engineers.

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 cutting-edge 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.

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

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.

Primary Location NA-US-New Jersey-Skillman

Other Locations Latin America-Brazil-São Paulo-São Paulo, Asia Pacific, Latin America, North America, Europe/Middle East/Africa

Organization J&J do Brasil Indústria e Comércio de Produtos para Saúde Ltda. (7600)

Job Function Operations (IT)

Req ID: 2206092028W