Associate Architect, Data and Applications Services

in Abbott Park, IL

Associate Architect, Data and Applications Services Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Abbott Park, IL, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel


  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

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 Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU 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

Are you ready to join a highly talented and dynamic team, be inspired daily, and have a blast while doing it?

This position works out of our Abbot Park, IL or Willis Tower location in the CHR Corporate Human Resources division.

We are looking for an Application Developer to support all applications.

What You’ll Work On

  • Design, develop, test and implement web and database solutions using approved technologies (MS.Net) and coding standards. 

  • Translate business requirements and use cases into technical designs and functional, maintainable code.

  • Investigate and resolve application issues and provide first level support and troubleshooting. 

  • Deploy application fixes/updates to software applications following proper approval processes.

  • Perform impact analysis to applications/servers due to environment upgrades, upcoming projects and planned maintenance.

  • Coordinate technical tasks/activities across various Information Technology teams.

  • Create/maintain technical documentation for new and existing applications.

  • Define implementation activities and assign individual responsibilities; assume leadership role for implementation activities; coordinating implementation with other parts of the enterprise and provide routine status of activities to Project Manager or direct supervisor.

  • Develop project plans, schedules and resource requirements.

  • Provide guidance/expertise to other developers on the project team.

  • Monitor jobs/logs for successful completions/database loads.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Responsible to create data models, indexes, views, materialized views, sequences, triggers, stored procedures, etc.


  • Extensive experience with web and database development.

  • Extensive experience with Oracle and SQL Server required, Microsoft Access a plus.

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft .NET C# and/or Java.

  • Experience with HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, and other web-related libraries.

  • Experience with REST, JSON, SOAP, and related services.

  • Experience administering Windows servers including IIS, SQL Server, monitoring server health, etc.

  • Experience with version control software such as TFS, MKS, etc.

  • Experience with multiple programming frameworks such as MVC, web forms, etc.

  • Experience with IaaS technologies such as Azure or AWS.

  • Experience with application integration technologies required.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; brings experience to design and implementation discussions so team can deliver better solutions.

  • Ability to communicate technical terminology at a level appropriate to the audience.

  • Project management skills (small projects) with effective results focus within an information systems environment.

  • Thoroughly test solutions using relevant approaches and tools.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.

  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment.

  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours.

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Administration or equivalent area of study or work experience.

  • 5+ years of Experience with Microsoft .NET C# and/or Java.

  • 3 years of Experience with Working with Windows servers.

  • 3 years of Experience Working Cloud technologies - AWS and Azure.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AngularJS, Java, Linux servers experience is preferred.

  • Certification would be able a plus.             

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • data models
  • sql server
  • database development
  • java
  • aws
  • microsoft access
  • application integration technologies
  • oracle
  • technical documentation
  • c#
  • it
  • windows servers
  • programming frameworks
  • .net
  • html
  • version control software
  • css
  • version control
  • angularjs
  • rest
  • business administration
  • javascript
  • iaas technologies
  • json
  • materialized views
  • computer science
  • project management
  • linux
  • xhtml
  • jquery

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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