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Abbott Application Architect in Waukegan, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Application Architect

  • Looking for a proven application architect with 7+ years of design/architect experience and at least 2 full life cycle SalesForce.com or Apttus implementations in Quote through Contract (Configure Price Quote/CPQ & Contract life cycle management/CLM).

  • Application architect will be responsible for designing and aligning technology solutions on CPQ & CLM with business strategies, working primarily with management and technical specialists across functional disciplines.

  • Architect will support the functional and technical aspects of the complete system and so it is essential to possess thorough understanding of available technology, tools and own the design for the applications involved.

  • This role is not a program management role.

Job Description:

  • Application architect will be required to

  • define architecture blueprints

  • create end to end architecture

  • create end to end process flows

  • translate functional spec into technical requirements

  • define optimal system solutions for the requirements

  • Identify and implement performance improvements

  • Support service delivery in complete life cycle development

  • Lead the quarterly upgrade activities

  • Implement world class CPQ/CLM functions in Apttus platform

  • Interface with both internal and external stakeholders

Skills:

  • Must have strong functional knowledge of Quote-To-Cash, Configuration, Product, Pricing and Quoting functionality

  • Must have 5 or more years of experience of either Apttus CPQ, APTTUS CLM or Salesforce CPQ application architect experience

  • Must be able to understand complex ETL and define data migration best practices

  • Must be able to effectively balance and prioritize multiple projects concurrently

  • Must be able to lead solution discussions, business process and architecture discussions with multiple stakeholders and hence will need to have strong Communications Skills

  • Must possess excellent analytical skills and should be a business problem solver.

  • Must be able translate a problem into user stories and tasks for developers.

  • Must be team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional and virtual teams in a matrix environment

  • Should possess strong leadership behaviors

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and coaching skills

  • Must be experienced with the Agile software development methodology

  • Must have Software engineering & SDLC experience

Desired Education and Certifications

  • Must have BS or MS in Computer Science and Salesforce/Apttus certifications & 7-10 years of experience

  • Plus QTC Certified

  • Plus - Salesforce Certified Sales Consultant

  • Plus - Salesforce Certified Platform Developer

Relocation Assistance provided as needed.

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

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