Cloud Engineer

in Lake Forest, IL

Cloud Engineer Job

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  • Job Location

    Lake Forest, IL, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Working at Abbott 

At Abbott, you can have a rewarding career, you can grow and learn, care for yourself and your family and have a healthy work life balance. You’ll have access to:

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 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  

This position works onsite out of either our Lake Forest, IL or St. Paul Minnesota offices. The resource will be responsible for supporting BI systems and processes such as data pipelines from corporate systems using a combination of Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, and Azure Databricks.

The Cloud Engineer provides support to the global business intelligence team and works across a cross functional team. The person hired will apply the knowledge to ensure that daily processes execute successfully, data is accurate and is fully aligned to the requirements.

The admin ensures proper documentation and provides level of support with day-to-day operations.

Other responsibilities are:

  • Works with the teams to maintain data pipelines and schedules across multiple technologies ensuring timely/trusted/targeted data to data value consumers.

  • Creates and/or maintains clear, well-constructed strategic technical documents for large or complex system architectures and pipelines using Spark, Python, Scala and other.

  • Analyzes and troubleshoots BI processes; elicits, and documents technical requirements; identifies solutions, assesses feasibility, and provides best recommendations.

  • Works directly with the development teams to ensure operational gateways and requirements to enter production systems are completed accurately.

  • Collaborates with cross functional managers and supports department level initiatives.

  • Ensures systems are compliant with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Uses a solid understanding and application of business concepts, procedures and practices.

  • Performs work using existing standards, methodologies and processes and understands other systems/business processes.

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or relevant work experience.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience using Azure Data Lake, DevOps, Data Factory and/or Data Bricks.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in an IT environment independently and in teams.

  • Experience with DevOps Version Control and Storyboarding.

  • 2 years’ experience using Spark, Python, Scala and others.

  • Required to travel up to 10%, including internationally.

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Experience providing support using the ticketing system.

  • Experience with regulatory tools for document archiving and document control.

  • Ability to perform in a regulated and/or validated environment.

  • Experience creating and maintaining proper documentation.

  • General knowledge of a variety of alternatives and their impact on business.

  • Experience with other reporting tools such as Power BI and BOBJ.

  • Experience working with SAP technologies such as Hana or BW.

Apply Now

* 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 $83,000.00 – $166,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • azure data lake
  • azure
  • cloud engineer
  • devops
  • ticketing
  • diagnostics
  • data pipelines
  • sap technologies
  • business intelligence

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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