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 St Paul, MN or Lake County, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Specialist-MDM. The Senior Systems Specialist MDM will be directly involved in conducting analysis, creating technical/functional specs, configuration, testing and implementation of new and existing systems. This role will provide expertise that is critical in assisting with the identification of opportunities for the effective use of technology and the implementation of IT solutions.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Establishes technology standards for development and maintenance of new and existing systems, makes recommendations for improvement
Collaborates with internal customers to ensure user requirements are complete and concise, confirming that changes and enhancements meet technical specifications and user requirements
May interact with the business to elicit, analyze and document detailed business requirements
Performs business process analysis to define configuration requirements
Transforms business requirements into technical documentation including detailed design specifications to describe program development, logic coding and corrections
Performs a variety of tasks to review, analyze and modify business application systems including configuration, testing, debugging and implementation
Makes appropriate recommendations for continuing, modifying, or abandoning proposed projects based on the results of feasibility studies and/or cost/benefit analyses
Maps current processes to the desired state and identifies gaps such as program functions, output requirements, input requirements and sources, data conversion strategies, and system techniques and controls
Provides solid test designs, develops test cases and reviews/approves the execution of those test cases
Develops business process flows and data models for new system development or for process redesign
Contributes to end-user training as needed
Provides support to existing applications and resolves business and technical problems
Keeps informed of trends and new developments in technology to better advise management of means to accomplish business and information systems goals
Communicates effectively with management to enhance their understanding of the opportunities and limitations of information systems
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.
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
4+ years experience with Informatica MDM hub architecture, configuration, development and operation
4+ years experience with data quality implementation including match/merge, staging, filtering, sourcing and publishing
4+ years experience with the underlying infrastructure and data connections needed to operate a scalable dynamic master data hub
5+ years of technical experience
5+ years of experience translating business requirements into technical designs
Excellent communication and customer service skills. Able to bridge communication between technical areas and business areas for a full and complete understanding of expectations
Ability to multi-task efficiently on parallel efforts
Ability to drive requirements and project work through to closure
Experience in formal design review
Experience in reviewing technical designs, and experience in code reviews - providing feedback on whether the technical design and code satisfies functional specifications
Training and experience in good test design; experience writing test cases and reviewing/approving the execution of those test cases
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
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.
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
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.