Abbott Senior Linux Developer in Plano, Texas

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.

Join the team at Abbott Laboratories that develops medical devices to manage chronic pain. Our devices change lives and restore hope when it’s lost.

We are looking for a senior engineer who has shipped several products. We need a leader who has not only designed software but has influenced cross-disciplinary teams in their decisions. The candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the entire product lifecycle and provide examples of reducing friction for test teams and developers of subsequent revisions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)

  • 6 or more years of progressively more responsible work experience

These technical skills are required:

  • C, C++, and familiarity with assembly language

  • Real-time constraints, threading, and interrupt-level programming

  • User interface implementation

  • Data structures, object-oriented design, complexity analysis

  • SQL databases

  • Unit test tools

Additional experience would be nice:

  • Oversaw the progress and verified the outputs of outsourced teams

  • Developed medical devices under FDA regulations

  • Used QT and Linux

This opening is in our Plano, Texas office that is nestled in a park-like setting along White Rock Creek. The team has a lot of fun and a lot of success. Sales have been increasing at a double-digit rate as our products have become the leaders in the market. Your contributions will improve patient's lives as you help us expand to related markets.

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