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Abbott Software Engineer 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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Territory/Location

Our location in Lake County, IL currently has an opportunity for a Software Engineer who will use Python scripting language to develop complex hardware and electro mechanical subassemblies. Rapid scripting and debugging needed to expedite testing and sub assembly characterization needed. Documentation of development activities and strict control of configurations must be adhered to in all cases. Electro mechanical devices include stepper motors, pumps, valves, servo motors, optical sensors, thermal control, and fluidic syringes and systems.

What You’ll Do

  • Working from requirement specifications, develops, maintains, and updates detailed design and interface specifications;

  • Participates in and supports the implementation, development, enhancements, and modifications to software source code, scripts, and procedures;

  • Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software problems as well as offers strategic solutions, analysis, and advice regarding identified issues for future development;

  • Identifies parameters, structure, and critical test components. Writes, updates, or executes test design, cases, as well as procedures and reports results.

  • Writes, updates, and maintains requirement and interface specifications;

  • Contributes to and supports gathering, analyzing, and validating requirements;

  • Contributes to and supports writing, updating, developing and maintaining Hazard/Risk analysis specifications;

  • Contributes to and supports root-cause analysis of failures.

  • Working from requirement specifications, develops, maintains, and updates test requirements and design;

  • Supports implementation, enhancements, and modifications to test cases, procedures, scripts, and code;

  • Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software problems and offers strategic advice regarding identified issues for future development;

  • Identifies parameters, structure, and critical test components. Writes, updates, or executes test design, cases, as well as procedures and reports results.

  • Presents at design reviews; documents and resolves issues as directed.

  • Contributes to and supports reviews held by other engineers on related projects and provide useful feedback.

  • Contributes to and supports a variety of test phase efforts.

  • May write and update requirement specifications for an assigned area.

  • Reviews project deliverables such as specifications, code, and test/tool procedures for feasibility, thoroughness, clarity, correctness, and accuracy.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

Education And Experience You’ll Bring

Required

  • Bachelors Degree Software engineering, computer science, or a related engineering field

  • Minimum 10 years Experience in embedded system design, formal software development methodologies, and source code management

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

*Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: * www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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 corpjat@abbott.com

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