Senior Software Engineer, Developer Experience

in Chicago, IL

Senior Software Engineer, Developer Experience Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31082351-1

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31082351ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    Chicago, IL, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Not specified

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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

Interested in applying your wealth of technical knowledge and experience towards an opportunity in the medical field where you can improve the lives of people with diabetes?  

Candidates will work with a modern tech stack on mobile platform that strives to improve the health and well-being of users in over 50 countries. The core platform consists of systems housed in a large-scale environment responsible for processing billions of tasks every day. The candidate should have strong leadership ability and bring a passion for software engineering to help shape the direction of the team. Highly sought-after qualities include versatility and a desire to continuously learn, improve, and empower other team members. Candidate will support building scalable, highly available, efficient, and secure software solutions for medical devices.  #software

What You'll Work On 

  • Design and implement software solutions for both web and mobile platforms 

  • Design and implement unit testable code that is highly maintainable. 

  • Support software development and architecture best practices across multiple projects 

  • Contribute to technical team strategy and roadmap 

  • Contribute to significant architectural and operational decisions in collaboration with the Architecture team 

  • Identify and solve design and technology issues within the current systems. 

  • Collaborate with both internal and external team members to shape and define API contracts  

  • Ensure performance and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design.  

  • Create software architecture and design documentation  

  • Support engineering teams with design, and code reviews including peer code review of Pull Request  

  • Design team tooling, process, and play a role in building team culture  

  • Provide technical training and mentorship to junior engineers. 

  • Stay current with emerging trends, making recommendations as needed to help the organization innovate.  

Required Qualifications  

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other relevant field or equivalent experience 

  • 3+ years of professional hands-on software development experience

  • Demonstrated experience developing, shipping, and maintaining complex JavaScript based applications

  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript, and React

  • In-depth understanding of modern web and/or cross-platform mobile application design architecture, API design patterns, performance and scale

  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Familiar with Cybersecurity best practices 

  • Experience with working and supporting multiple development team members. 

  • Comfortable working asynchronously with a distributed team  

  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills  

  • A willingness to learn new software development languages to meet goals and objectives  

  • Familiar working in an agile environment 

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:  www.abbottbenefits.com

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 www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.



The base pay for this position is $83,600.00 – $167,200.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • agile
  • software development
  • computer science
  • medical devices
  • mobile apps
  • react.js
  • software engineering
  • testing
  • software architecture
  • docker
  • typescript
  • postgresql
  • software testing automation framework
  • appium
  • go
  • javascript
  • react native
  • kubernetes

Additional Information

Who We Are

PUT YOUR TALENTS TO WORK

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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