Abbott Software Engineer I in Sylmar, California

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a high caliber Remote Care Product Engineer I. Working under general supervision, performs a variety of low to moderate risk Remote Care Product Engineering activities.

Employees act on their strong desire to make a difference, partner with others and put ideas into action. Employees are engaged by a work culture that is team oriented, fast paced and progressive.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Work includes using an understanding of key algorithms and features of our Remote Care Products to drive engineering activities

  • Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems

  • Effectively communicates moderately complex technical issues and solutions to non-technical internal and external customers

  • Work involves identifying root causes and solutions for complex field issues in adherence to our Quality Systems Regulations

  • Work may also include developing and executing system validation tests, developing database queries, developing and executing manual as well as automated validation scripts, and participating in cross-functional team investigations

  • Exercises technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing, and/or coordinating engineering work. Remains abreast of and consults on technical advancements

  • Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott's marketplace success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Biomedical Engineering

  • Good understanding of software programming, software development, database management or network product servicing.

  • Must have demonstrated personal computer skills and be able to perform complex word processing/spreadsheet tasks to perform documentation, presentation, and analysis activities.

  • Requires demonstrated written and verbal communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, quantitative, analytical, organizational, follow-up skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments.

  • Must be able to perform in a diverse cross-functional team environment.

  • Ability to deliver quality engineering information that adds value to managements decision making process.

  • Evaluation, originality, and/or ingenuity required.

  • Must be able to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > California : 15900 Valley View Court

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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