Senior Software Engineer, Release Management

in Alameda, CA

Senior Software Engineer, Release Management Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Job Location

    Alameda, CA, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Not specified

  • 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

Interested in applying your wealth of technical knowledge and experience towards an opportunity in the medical field and improving the lives of people with diabetes? Candidates will work with a modern tech stack on a Software as a Service cloud platform to support the well-being of users in over 25 countries in a large-scale system responsible for processing billions of messages daily. The candidate should bring passion for software engineering and a desire for continuous learning as well as versatility, leadership qualities and a desire to shape the direction of the team. Candidate will support building scalable, highly available, efficient, and secure cloud solutions for a medical device SaaS.  #software

What You'll Work On

  • The Release Manager will play an integral role in implementing and executing Abbott Diabetes Care Mobile release processes 

  • The role supports ADC’s engineering helping drive the continuous integration/deployment process to production mobile application stores 

  • The Release Manager will ensure that new software is released in a streamlined manner from development to production 

  • As a Release Manager you'll use your strong technical ability to drive product releases across many different systems and teams, and ensure that ADC’s products are delivered with a repeatable and scalable process 

  • Own, manage and improve our mobile application release process 

  • Focus on scale and efficiency 

  • Support Operations team in production deployments across the globe 

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to evaluate, develop, and manage global software releases for our solutions 

  • Defining key performance indicators (KPIs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to measure the success of each release 

  • Presenting release performance against expectations and future best practices to the management team 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 4-5 years of relevant experience managing multiple projects and/or release management programs 

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant field 

  • Software development experience, ideally in a global mobile application release management setting 

  • In-depth understanding of mobile application app stores and their processes 

  • Eagerness to contribute beyond experience level 

  • Comfortable working asynchronously with a distributed team 

  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills 

  • Experience with open-source, software development and system engineering. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a regulated industry or medical device field. 

  • Experience working in an agile environment. 

  • Experience using external or internal tooling to support delivering mobile applications to various app stores. 

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 $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • mobile apps
  • release management
  • software development
  • mobile release
  • software engineering
  • continuous integration
  • global applications
  • software as a service
  • agile
  • computer science
  • kpis

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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