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Abbott

Software Engineer II

Pharmaceuticals

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Sylmar, California, United States

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the [Register to View] student debt program and [Register to View] education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This Software Engineer II position works out of our Sylmar (CA) or Sunnyvale (CA) location.

Software Engineer II works under general supervision, performs specialized level software project activities in such areas as Development, Tools, Test, Requirements and/or related areas. Assignments may include, but are not limited to, analyzing requirements, planning and scheduling data, updating and maintaining different software specifications based on analysis of specifications, needs and improvements, as well as troubleshooting, debugging, and maintaining of software, test, or tool designs, cases, scripts, procedures, and/or code based on strategic analysis. Work requires the application of theoretical engineering principles, evaluation, ingenuity and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more academic course of specialized study. Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems in a creative manner unique to each study. Exercises level appropriate technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing, and/or coordinating engineering work.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Work on software design, coding, and unit testing software, supporting verification and validation testing, and ensuring that all product development conforms to design specifications and coding standards for medical devices.

  • Support the development, enhancement, and modifications to software source code.

  • Contribute to, and support reviews held by other engineers on related projects and provide useful feedback.

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

  • Design and implement software in current programming languages such as Java/C#.

  • Assist in the preparation of detailed design specifications for implementation per Abbott design development process.

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

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

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

  • Comply 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 in Engineering discipline, computer science, related engineering field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • 3 years of hands-on development experience in designing and implementation of applications using Java or C#

  • Experience with any Object Oriented Programming like Java or C#, multi-threading, formal software development methodologies, and source code management.

  • Working knowledge on Linux operating system

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Preferred

  • Strong in Core Java/object-oriented programming principles, multithreaded applications, Design Patterns, and their practical implementation.

  • Design and implement software using core Java (J2SE application coding as well as GUI development using SWING).

  • Experience with unit- testing.

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