Abbott DBA/Architect in Lake Forest, 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.

Strategic & Technological Oversight

  • Recommend and drive innovative solutions, which anticipates the future direction of the business, its drivers and technology strategy

  • Drive globalization of business capabilities and determines redundancy and re-engineering opportunities through the use of the Architecture framework

  • Collaborate with technology leaders, business partners and peer groups regarding long and short-range technology features

  • Provide consultation on leveraging new and existing software and technology as well as evaluate open source software in integration space

  • Influence technology direction and/or adjustments to incorporate into business plans

  • System Architecture SME for DB, Network, Storage, and Application stack

Portfolio, Architecture & Roadmap Oversight

  • Provide oversight at the portfolio level; influencing decision-making and prioritizing the business and architecture backlog for the programs and teams

  • Partner with Product Owners to align the roadmap with the technical design and strategy.

  • Develop systems integration architecture, designs, patterns, guidelines and roadmaps in support of IDA current and future needs

  • Design and develop IT architecture (frameworks, software/applications, data, information, and technology)

  • Review and ensure major architectural designs are consistent, maintainable, flexible and cost effective solutions

  • Lead the debugging/execution of test cases as needed for reports, DataMarts, and ODS

  • Collaborate with developers on system data elements to ensure needs are met/make improvements

  • Provides technical oversite to a wide range of integration development activities

  • Manage Production moves to Oracle database environment

  • Manage DB Account Access

  • Ensure architecture and roadmap comply with relevant legislation, compliance requirements, and industry regulations

  • Ensure effective systems operations between the suppliers and Abbott Plan/Build organization

  • Technical reviewer for code design reviews

  • Infrastructure Capacity planning

Support Oversight

  • Manage the support process 24/7 for the IDA Ecosystem

  • Ensure effective systems operations between the suppliers and Abbott Plan/Build organization

  • Manage the Review/test/troubleshoot data tables for proper loading

  • Query and Database tuning

  • Manage System security per IT policies

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