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Abbott Senior Data Engineer - Nutrition - Abbott Park IL in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

Senior Data Engineer

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Abbott Park, IL currently has an opportunity fora Senior Data Engineer.


  • This will be a foundational member role in a small team of talented and highly motived data engineers, and big data architects to create big data based advanced analytical platforms and products.

  • Create, deploy and optimize large scale data

  • Use extensive data engineering expertise to design and build solutions/ products for analyzing large data sets and identify patterns and relationships

  • Manage data sources, organize data and create data assets using identified open source or proprietary tools

  • Work closely with SMEs, functional experts in Commercial, R&D, finance, etc. for building data pipeline from structure and unstructured data sources

  • Work on newest tools and technologies powering these analytics wave - Scala, Scalding, Spark, Hadoop

  • Deploy advanced machine learning techniques and algorithms and work in a truly Big Data way

  • Travel occasionally per needs of the assigned project.



  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following – Math, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Quantitative Sciences.


  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Experience in any from AWS, Python, R, Spark, hive, HBase, Hadoop, Kafka, YARN etc. will be a plus

  • Attention to detail and organization/ documentation skills

  • Ability to prioritize and triage deadline-driven tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Basic knowledge of distributed computing, parallel processing and large-scale data management

  • Experience manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume data from varying sources

  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, actionable manner


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with on-boarding 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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: (

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.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email