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Connectivity Technical Lead, Diagnostic Digital Applications (JR00006531)


Last Updated: 1/05/21

Job Description

Position Summary:

Zoetis, the world leader in animal health, is in the process of vastly expanding its portfolio of connected Diagnostics solutions for our veterinary customers and delivering Digital Products that address our customers’ connectivity needs and provide meaningful data analytics insights to multiple stakeholders. 

For our team within Diagnostic Mobility and Connectivity Solutions, we are seeking a Technical Lead to drive the software development of our IoT ecosystem connected components, that enables our omnichannel Digital Diagnostic Ecosystem. The Ecosystem consists of Zoetis-supplied point-of-care diagnostic analyzer and controller devices located in veterinary clinics, centralized reference laboratories, Zoetis’s cloud backends, 3rd party practice information management systems (PIMS), and the interconnections among the above components.  

In this role, you will work in leading the software development across all the lifecycle phases, in coordination with our multidisciplinary team of Technical Product Owners, Product Managers, User Experience designers, Software Engineers and Verification Engineers.


  • Drive the design, prototype phase, and support the development and maturing including securing), and maintaining (including analytics, monitoring) applications with components such as core applications and cloud backends, front end UIs, client and server modules for APIs (to also support web & mobile applications), database management
  • Experienced in driving technical alignment across multiple teams
  • Maximize the (re)use of existing platform software, Microsoft Azure PaaS services and the Azure IoT platform, to ensure speed-to-market and focus of solution delivery
  • Adopt modern software development best practices, including Agile and DevOps
  • Present designs and implementations to other teams to demonstrate how the requirement are being met with solution design and specifications
  • Engage closely with the Data and Data Platform Engineering teams to deliver solutions that effectively leverage the Digital Data and Analytics Platform
  • Stay current in relation to novel technologies and techniques, with focus on new Azure services; identify opportunities to apply them for the new and existing solutions
  • Build and transition from external vendors the comprehensive SDLC environment into a new Zoetis environment (code repository, continuous integration, test automation, deployment automation)

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Coding skills in strongly typed languages such as .NET/C#/Java & NodeJS/Typescript for web and server applications, and in front end technologies such as Angular and React.js
  • Deep experience in development of RESTful server applications
  • Working knowledge of cloud platforms and PaaS services, i.e. AWS, and in particular Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with integrating in IoT frameworks
  • Experience in a range of database systems, from traditional RDBMS/SQL to NoSQL and other scalable databases technologies
  • Experience with Linux operations
  • Experience with Software Agile environments with Digital products software development
  • Passion for solving complex problems and making a difference
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and work with cross-functional teams while thriving in a fast-paced growing company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, which includes the ability to present complex topics to non-technical audiences as well as speak to architecture at a high- level and drive.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technology field


  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in a closely related field and role
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in leading teams, code reviews and setting best standards/practices.
  • Experience in omnichannel IoT Digital products a plus
  • Familiarity with Veterinary Diagnostics and regulated medical environments a plus

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.