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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Location United States - Illinois - Lake Forest Category Research & Development Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS: The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health. Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics. Our location in Lake Forest, IL currently has an opportunity for Principal Software Engineer WHAT YOU'LL DO This is a highly technical role with the candidate expected to serve as technical evangelist and critical contributor to building compelling informatics products within Abbott's Diagnostics Division. The individual will participate in the development of system and software architecture to support informatics development programs from concept through launch. She/he will also be responsible for supporting on-market products post-launch. The individual will participate in the architecture process, define the vision and relevant cross-cutting concerns that drive software system architecture. - The individual is responsible for identifying components, frameworks and best-in-class patterns for integration within the software products. The individual is responsible for creating work packages for engineers and ensuring application development conforms, and is consistent with the defined software architecture. Responsibilities: The individual will be responsible for analyzing customer needs (via use cases, requirements, or like) and identifying the required architectural facets. Instrumental in the advocacy, research, development and integration of best-in-class architecture and/ architecture components to build differentiated informatics solutions that support & grow the diagnostics business. - Responsible for creating and maintaining documentation for the artifacts created during the SDLC. The individual will develop initial architecture specifications; build architecture artifacts and prototypes as necessary to identify risk and effort during development of applications that employ the architecture. The individual will participate in the development of frameworks and subsystems necessary to build high performance, scalable and secure applications. The individual will work with other members of the Architecture team to ensure continuous improvement and iterative evolution of the architecture. - The individual must ensure their work is compliant with the ADD Informatics Quality system. The individual should conceive plans, execute and track their projects. - The individual may travel occasionally per needs of the assigned project. Position Accountability / Scope The individual is responsible for the design, development and commercialization of informatics products in compliance with internal policies and procedures, both US and Foreign regulatory standards and requirements. Accountable for the architecture of one or more informatics products as assigned on individual programs. The individual is accountable for the successful implementation and support of software architecture on development projects and on-market products. Accountable for the assessment of technical risks on informatics programs and on-market products. - The individual will work closely with software developers on the implementation of the architecture and applications that are deployed on the architecture. - The individual must have prior experience operating in Scrum-based development teams.
-Works with a broad range of technologists and support personnel both within and outside of Abbott. The individual applies systems thinking: Optimizes solutions from a system point of view by considering the effect of any change on other parts of the systems and supporting functions.; Defines parameters and boundaries for lower level design activities. The individual creates efficient protocols for validation of complex system functions and defines validation process; - Exchanges information with appropriate frequency and within a time frame to maximize its utility and promote cross functional collaboration; verifies that information is understood by the recipient. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and 8 years of relevant experience in software engineering Master's degree in a related field and 6 years of relevant experience. Preferred Requirements 10 years of experience at a startup, mid- to large-sized corporation. The candidate must possess good oral and written communication skills. - The candidate must have advanced working knowledge in one of the following languages: Python, Java, C#, other. - Knowledge of Delphi/Object Pascal is a plus. The candidate must have advanced working knowledge in relational database technologies (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server) and data modeling. The candidate must have working knowledge in container and container management technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, other). Prior experience developing or working with Cloud-based technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry or other is highly desired. WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs Paid time off 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Location United States - Illinois - Lake Forest Category Research & Development Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Abbott's... Job Id 30998409 Location United States - Illinois - Lake Forest Medical surveillance No Division ADD Diagnostics Travel No Additional Location Significant work activities Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day) PLAN FOR SUCCESS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Our business encompasses many different functions and capabilities, which allows you to explore careers in various fields. - GROWTH PLANNING Growth Planning and Performance Excellence is an annual process through which you'll be able to have open career discussions with your manager to help you determine your own career path and future. TRAINING & NETWORKS We provide a wide range of classroom and e-learning courses to help you develop new skills and enhance your career. - WE'RE RECOGNIZED AROUND THE WORLD DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX BEST CORPORATE CITIZENS FORTUNE CHANGE
THE WORLD FORTUNE'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES JOIN OUR TALENT COMMUNITY We will notify you about relevant positions, and keep you in mind when we have interesting opportunities. Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce including Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Unless otherwise specified, all product and service names appearing in this Internet site are trademarks owned by or licensed to Abbott, its subsidiaries or affiliates. No use of any Abbott trademark, trade name, or trade dress in this site may be made without the prior written authorization of Abbott, except to identify the product or services of the company.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Lake Forest , Principal Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Lake Forest, California

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