Abbott Software Verification Engineer II 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.

Working under limited supervision, performs moderate risk/moderate complexity specialized level software project activities in such areas as Software Verification Test, Tools and/or related areas. Assignments may include, but are not limited to, analyzing requirements, verifying requirements as well as troubleshooting, debugging, and maintaining of test, or tool designs, cases, scripts, procedures, and/or code based on strategic analysis. May lead project teams. Work requires the application of theoretical engineering principles, evaluation, ingenuity and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more academic course of specialized study. Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems in a creative manner unique to each study. Exercises level appropriate technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing, and/or coordinating engineering work.

Job Duties:

  • Develop tools in Python or C# language for use by the Software Verification team.

  • Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software problems as well as offers strategic solutions, analysis, and advice regarding identified issues for future development;

  • Identifies parameters, structure, and critical test components. Writes, updates, or executes test design, cases, as well as procedures and reports results.

  • Contributes to and supports root-cause analysis of failures.

  • Working from requirement specifications, develops, maintains, and updates test requirements and design;

  • Supports implementation, enhancements, and modifications to test cases, procedures, scripts, and code;

  • Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software problems and offers strategic advice regarding identified issues for future development;

  • Identifies parameters, structure, and critical test components. Writes, updates, or executes test design, cases, as well as procedures and reports results.

  • Contributes to and supports a variety of test phase efforts.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

General Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, or a related engineering field.

  • Typically a minimum of three plus years of progressively more responsible work experience in a range of software engineering disciplines using a variety of programming methods

  • Experience with visual modeling, graphical user interfaces, multi-threading, networking, relational databases, formal software development methodologies, and source code management is recommended.

  • Experience with unit- and integration-level testing and automated testing is recommended.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

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 corpjat@abbott.com