Infrastructure Architect

in Maple Grove, MN

Infrastructure Architect Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Job Location

    Maple Grove, MN, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

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

Our location in Maple Grove, MN., currently has an opportunity for an Infrastructure Architect. This position is in the Product Technology group and will be working in a SOC2, ISO27001, and highly sensitive and secure environment providing platforms and services that Abbott business partners can leverage to enable connected products (IoT) as well as product customers and clinicians.  This role works closely with business partners to design and architect infrastructure of product and customer facing applications.

Architect primary functions:

  • Provides technical consulting expertise of infrastructure design for business partner applications and shared core services

  • Develops documentation to share with business partners highlighting network infrastructure, ingress/egress, security guidelines, etc.

  • Close collaborator with business partners as new applications are being proposed for hosting within the Product Technology environment

  • Participates in Architecture Review Board meetings by presenting new design patterns or providing constructive feedback

  • During project intake and design, responsible for technical oversight and business consultations aligning closely with BRM and Project Managers

  • Responsible for limited scope PoCs to test new infrastructure and PaaS components not previously designed and implemented as code

  • Responsible for developing infrastructure blueprints that provide secure and robust implementation guidelines for entire Product Technology team

  • Responsible for collaborating with DevSecOps teams to share business partner application design and implementation details of limited scope PoCs

  • Responsible for proposing new designs that meet architecture principles and obtaining approvals

  • Responsible for implementing security and compliance guardrails/controls on new POCs and Designs

  • Responsible for partnering with SREs, PMs, and other Product Technology and internal business partner application teams as appropriate

  • Responsible for complying with SOCII, ISO27001, and other attestations as appropriate


  • Passion for IT, Infrastructure and Architecture

  • Consult, design and architect business partner and shared service infrastructure while ensuring they are consumable by DevOps, etc.

  • Work with Azure and Azure PaaS services

  • Work in Waterfall and Agile project planning while executing work via sprint cycles

  • Understand business partner needs and assist in designing application infrastructure

  • Determine technical objectives of assignments. Exercise latitude in approach to solutioning

  • Manage vendor relationships along with procurement and Product Technology Operations

  • Tier 3 support for escalation of issues

  • Understand customers’ business objectives and system requirements and work closely with customers to determine their strategic requirements and measure performance against expectations. Assist in customer resolutions

  • Responsible for staying abreast of new developments in technologies and making recommendations as appropriate

  • Will apply certification and Product Security policies and standards when performing all duties



  • Degree in computer science, networking or related IT field and 7+ years experience or 10+ years of equivalent IT experience

  • 5 years of senior/principle engineer experience with multiple technologies pertinent to position

  • 4+ years of Azure exposure/experience preferred

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

  • Professional IT certifications are a plus but not required

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

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.

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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

  • computer science
  • devops
  • agile
  • waterfall
  • devsecops
  • system requirements
  • project planning
  • product technology operations
  • network infrastructure
  • socii
  • design patterns
  • medical devices

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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