Software Engineering Manager

in Alameda, CA

Software Engineering Manager Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31082356-3

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31082356ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    Alameda, CA, 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

Candidates in this role will lead software engineering teams who are working with a modern React Native and Golang based tech stack on a mobile platform that strives to improve the health and well-being of users in over 50 countries. The Eco-System consists of a platform which interacts with a bio wearable sensor that is part of a large-scale cloud environment responsible for processing billions of tasks every day. The candidate should have both strong leadership and technical ability and bring a passion for software engineering, mentorship, and team building to help shape the direction of ADC’s R&D Software department. 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 

  • Lead and oversee the development and maintenance of mobile applications built on the React Native platform.
  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction to a team of software engineers, promoting a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with our Cloud Platform Team to ensure seamless integration and communication between the mobile application and our large multi-region Golang based Cloud Platform
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in coding, testing, code reviews, source control, build processes, continuous integration, and deployment.
  • Lead by example, staying hands-on with code when necessary and maintaining an in-depth understanding of the technology stack and architecture.
  • Lead and implement technical team strategy and roadmap.
  • Lead significant architectural and operational decisions in collaboration with the Architecture team.
  • Identify and solve design and technology issues within the current systems.
  • Create software architecture and design documentation.
  • Foster an inclusive team environment that encourages feedback, innovation, and collaboration. Building a strong team culture is a major part of this role.
  • Mentor and develop team members, setting clear goals and expectations, and providing feedback and career development opportunities.
  • Evaluate and introduce new technologies, frameworks, and tools to enhance the application’s performance and user experience across diverse markets and platforms.
  • Ensure the application adheres to high standards of security, privacy, and compliance, particularly in diverse regulatory environments.
  • Manage project scopes, timelines, and budgets, prioritizing work and resources to meet deadlines and deliverables.
  • Provide technical training and mentorship to individual contributors.
  • 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 
  • 8+ years of professional hands-on software development experience
  • Extensive experience in mobile application development, including hands-on experience with React Native and at least one other hybrid mobile framework.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in managing software development teams, with a passion for mentoring and building high-performing engineering teams.
  • Strong technical background with a deep understanding of mobile app architecture, design patterns, and standard methodologies.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript/TypeScript and experience with the full software development lifecycle and agile methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate complex technical challenges and make informed decisions.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, capable of motivating teams, managing stakeholders, and articulating technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Proven ability to work in a global setting, with an understanding of the challenges of designing and delivering software across multiple countries and cultures.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience managing applications that are available in multiple languages and across diverse regulatory environments.
  • Background in transitioning applications from one framework to another or managing multiple versions of an application simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with accessibility and internationalization best practices in mobile application development.
  • Experience in data analysis and making data-driven decisions to guide product development.
  • Comfortable working asynchronously with a distributed team 
  • Familiar working in an agile environment
  • Familiar with Cybersecurity best practices

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 $109,300.00 – $218,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • mobile application development
  • agile
  • mobile applications
  • software development
  • software engineering
  • react native
  • software architecture
  • javascript
  • design patterns
  • mobile app architecture
  • cybersecurity
  • data analysis
  • computer science
  • typescript

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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