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.
Our location in Lake County, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Solutions Architect to work within Abbott's Digital Products and Services group. As a Solutions Architect, you will provide critical thought leadership and direction to push the limits of technology design and innovation across Abbott's global businesses.
This role will design and implement cutting edge technology solutions, mentor engineers and will act as an evangelist in technology architectures and ways of working. With a focus on providing senior technical leadership, this role will be a key influencer of Abbott's next generation of IoT, Microservices, API, Data and Cloud Computing technology products and services.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborate with other Engineers and Architects to influence and establish engineering best practices through solid design decisions, processes and tools. Set goals, strategies, and oversee the deployment of large-scale projects across multiple technologies.
Work across product teams to architect, build and design next-generation technology platforms.
Utilize in-depth knowledge of software engineering, cloud technologies and data engineering, to define target architectures, patterns and processes.
Provide technical leadership and mentoring of engineering teams, working closely with architects and business leaders.
Develop multi-year product roadmaps, provide the vision and work with individual architects to translate this into a tactical engineering blueprint.
Lead tool and technology selection. Drive standardization and reuse of industry leading technology across the organization.
Drive continuous process and technology improvements.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's Degree / Master's Degree preferred
+10 years of Software Engineering experience. Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications.
Strong communication Skills
You have high standards for quality and attention to detail
Self-starter and enthusiastic personality who can work well both independently and as a team member
Technical leadership skills in driving architecture, helping with technical trade-offs, and driving best practices
Advanced-level knowledge of 2 or more of the following technologies: mobile/web frameworks, multi cloud, security and privacy, IoT, event streaming, distributed system design, microservices, containerization, APIs, SOA, and/or messaging
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.
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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.