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Java Full Stack Software Engineer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our location in Lake County, IL currently has an opportunity for a Java Full Stack Software Engineer as part of our NAVICA program.


We are looking for a highly skilled programmer with experience building mobile & web applications in Java. This role will play the front-end and back-end developer, to build the visible parts of NAVICA's mobile suite of applications that users see and interact with, as well as the "under the hood" parts that users don't interact with. Contribute to new-build as well as planned enhancements.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Concepting, creating and building mobile and web-based applications alongside our graphic design team, and magically turning them into effective, efficient code.
  • Designing user-based interactions through effective front-end architecture.
  • Developing functional databases, applications and servers to support our websites on the back end.
  • Coding for various platforms to ensure functionality across multiple channels.
  • Leading and developing best practices for Full Stack Engineer team.
  • Developing and designing RESTful services and APIs.
  • Leveraging authentication and authorizations services to access backend RESTful services / APIs.
  • Troubleshooting issues and problem solving as necessary.
  • Keeping current with industry trends and developments that can be applied to company needs.


Hands-on technology developer, who can effectively transition seamlessly between front and backend coding. Developer will require fluency in creating/enhancing high-performing websites that thrive on strong architecture, while supplementing with data-driven applications that optimize site functionality throughout the lifecycle of each project. Expertise with various programming frameworks and know how to effectively create website foundations using back-end applications and database structures will be a must.

Minimum Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years of Java Development experience
  • Strong knowledge of working in Cloud environments
  • Strong programming experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of working in Cloud environments (Azure and AWS) leveraging various web application development and deployment technologies
  • Working on Linux O/S, Programming languages such Java, Kotlin, and NO-SQL databases
  • Experience in developing web applications front end using Javascript frameworks such as React JS
  • Experience working with server technologies
  • Experience in API design and development using microservices architecture
  • Strong knowledge in development for high performance and secure application development for large to very large enterprises
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and a head for problem solving.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with on-boarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Waukegan , Java Full Stack Software Engineer, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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