Systems Engineer IV

in Bend, OR

Systems Engineer IV Job

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  • Job Location

    Bend, OR, 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 to improve the health and 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.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for being our internal product and technology expert who can work with our internal software architects, developers and external product managers to make sure their business requirements are properly mapped to the features and capabilities of our products. You will play a crucial role in our software development process to help our customers define their needs, work with our architects to validate our designs meet those needs, and ensure what we build meets the requirements.

The Systems Engineer reports to our Solutions Manager and works closely with all parts of the business to help us deliver great products.


What You’ll Do

  • Work with our customer's product managers to uncover, understand, and translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations by working well with internal and external teams, including developers, architects, quality assurance, operations, and regulatory
  • Operate as our product expert by providing internal and customer training on how to use the product, answering incoming questions about the product and its capabilities, assessing and addressing technical risk
  • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert to our customer community
  • Facilitate and participate in the creation and maintenance of proper product documentation
  • Develop and prioritize user stories, along with success criteria for testing and product acceptance
  • Develop and maintain feature backlogs 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in an engineering or scientific discipline. 
  • 4+ yrs relevant experience and a BS degree or 2 yrs relevant experience and a MS degree or equivalent years of education and experience in Engineering and Sciences.
  • Solid knowledge of general engineering/science principals and laboratory skills.
  • Strong knowledge of defined development process that is consistent with ISO, FDA design control standards or requirements. Knowledge of contemporary design control and risk management practices. 
  • Understanding of the electro-mechanical, software, mathematical, chemical or biochemical process operative in diagnostic systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical Device or other regulated field experience preferred.

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 $95,500.00 – $190,900.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • software engineering
  • quality assurance
  • software development
  • software development process
  • design control
  • product documentation
  • user stories
  • general engineering
  • laboratory skills
  • risk management

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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