Abbott Software Engineer in Des Plaines, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Primary function is to develop software for an automated system. Participate in a team-oriented environment to develop user interface, business rules, data management or system control applications.

Additional Main Responsibilities

Software development responsibilities include executing software development life cycle activities (from software requirements, design and implementation through design verification) using current software technologies.

Will support for fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems.

Able to apply the latest software design and development tools and techniques as required.


This is an entry-level software engineer.

Activities will be under the guidance of a more senior software engineer or manager.

Accountable for meeting deliverable commitments including schedule and quality compliance.

Must have skills to plan and schedule own work activities, and coordinate activities with others software engineers.


Note: This job description is not to be considered an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements and does not limit the assignment of additional duties for this role.

Additional Qualifications

Associate's degree in technical or scientific discipline. 2+ years experience in a software development role Technology and tools experience (e.g. Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Visual C++, or .NET technology, SQL database technology) dependent on project.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email