Software Engineer - DevOps Kubernetes

in Bend, OR

Software Engineer - DevOps Kubernetes Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Bend, OR, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • 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

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

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? 

The candidate will be responsible for performing DevOps activities across multiple Cloud Service Providers in eleven global regions.  Candidate will establish configuration management, automate infrastructure, implement continuous integration, and apply DevOps best practices to achieve a continuously deployable system.  Candidate will support building scalable, highly available, efficient, and secure cloud infrastructure for a medical device SaaS. Candidate will work closely with Business, Software Engineers and Security Engineers to collaborate on a best-in-class healthcare platform for improving the lives of the hundreds of millions living with Diabetes.


What You’ll Work On

  • Apply your engineering expertise to produce meaningful and measurable differences in people’s lives on a global scale. Our software is provided free to patients and healthcare professionals in over 50 countries worldwide.

  • Thrive in a challenging engineering environment. Our Cloud Healthcare Platform consumes hundreds of millions of uploads per day and processes over one billion messages daily. Scalability, efficiency and reliability are critical.

  • Pioneer with a modern tech stack constantly evolving to meet performance and scalability requirements. Engage in architectural research, design reviews, and PR reviews across multiple teams.

  • Accelerate your technical skills and growth. Perform continuous cross-team communication and engage directly with other leaders within our partnerships with major CSPs.


  • Provide engineering expertise to plan, analyze, design, test, and deploy secure, scalable, and highly available cloud infrastructure expressed as code.

  • Evaluation of new technology alternatives and implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required

  • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity

  • Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for Cloud solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance collaboratively with Software Engineering

  • Work collaboratively with InfoSec to ensure that infrastructure is safe and secure against cybersecurity threats including adherence to Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks.

  • Perform infrastructure cost analysis and optimization

  • Management of creation, release, and configuration of production systems. Optimize existing development and release processes through automation


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant technical fields.

  • 5-7+ years of experience building and maintaining AWS infrastructure (VPC, EC2, Security Groups, IAM, ECS, CodeDeploy, CloudFront, S3) and creating highly automated environments with Infrastructure as Code (Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation)

  • Experience with container orchestration services (Kubernetes experience preferred)

  • Strong foundation of networking and Linux administration and experience with a variety of open-source technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous exposure to medical devices, biomedical or high technology industry.

  • Experience 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:

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

  • ansible
  • software engineering
  • devops
  • infrastructure as code
  • agile
  • software development
  • automation
  • terraform
  • continuous integration
  • aws infrastructure
  • quality assurance
  • cybersecurity
  • cloud infrastructure
  • process optimization
  • cloud devops management
  • configuration management
  • computer science
  • cloud implementation
  • technology evaluation
  • software development life cycle
  • infrastructure cost analysis
  • diagnostics
  • container orchestration services
  • kubernetes
  • ci/cd pipeline
  • internet security
  • container orchestration
  • continuous improvement


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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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