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IT Principal Software Engineer

Company: Abbott
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: March 16, 2023

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.**About Abbott**Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.**Working at Abbott**At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You'll also have access to:+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.**The Opportunity**This position works out of our **Lake County Illinois** location in the **Business Technology Services.** We are looking for a IT Principal Software Engineer for digital technology solutions.+ As a principal software engineer you will ensure the solution design is delivered in line with best practices, embedding our standards of quality, reusability, scalability and configurability.+ You will work with the business systems analyst, project manager and solution architect to deliver on our commitments to our business partners. This role is also key to the testing issue resolution process, providing a key end to end knowledge of the solutions built and root cause analysis. As a principal software engineer you own end to end delivery.+ You will guide technical solution / implementation, oversees branch/merge strategies, peer reviews, and other ways of working, uses best test-driven design practices, define strategy for future product performance and quality as well as work with the program team to facilitate evaluation of incoming requests. You will develop high level scoping and estimations.+ The principal software engineer will guide and coach the senior developers and developers (internal and external) on standards, code quality and continuous improvement opportunities.+ You have worked on medium to large scale projects and want to take your impact to the global scale. You can work across multi-functional teams and multiple applications using the best each to meet business needs.+ You have worked on medium scale projects and want to take your impact to the global scale. You can work across multi-functional teams and multiple applications using the best each to meet business needs.**What You'll Work On**+ Lead software delivery by applying standards and working with cross-functional teams and technology stacks.+ Actively participate in pair programming/development of software components by following Test Driven Design (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) best practices.+ Break our existing monolithic applications into more modern microservices+ Oversee well-engineered source code that complies with accepted standards passing our quality criteria (SonarQube, Veracode, OWASP 10).+ Implement future proof API interface contracts, scalable and realiable micorservices+ Create and nurture highly available, operationally efficient and scalable systems (skills in Kubernetes, Service Mesh, Prometheus, Kafka)+ Design and implement full stack solutions (Java/Python, K8S, Kafka, containers and microservices)+ Realize both short-term and long-term integration solutions for legacy systems, as well as confirm performance and usability standards. This includes not only extending legacy solutions but also assisting in various migration actvitiy to modern solutions.+ Actively provide and follow up on software lifecycle (SLC) deliverables (unit test, security/vulnerability tests, performance tests, integration tests and, data privacy notices) and troubleshoot/support/ownership of bug fixs+ Participate actively in the software release process, from design to implementation and production.+ Enhance delivery systems with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD).+ Coach, encourage, and mentor fellow software developers**Required Qualifications**+ BSc. in Computer Science or a similar engineering discipline+ 7+ years of software engineering experience in building/implementing high performance and scalable server-side applications.+ 7+ years hand on experience with Data Engineering.+ Hands on experience on implementing full stack solutions.+ Hands on experience with container based development (i.e. Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher) and highly scalable messaging platforms (i.e. Kafka)+ Hand on experience with Big Data platforms+ Strong experience on modern technologies ( i.e. nodejs, Python, Java, JavaScript, React,/Angular HTML5, CSS, Sass)+ Applied experience on Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) and best practices.+ Hands on experience on TDD, BDD, and XP development practices+ Experience in the design, development, and deployment of highly scalable APIs on major cloud platforms+ Hands on experience working with Lean / Agile development methodologies (XP preferred)+ Hands on experience with Atlassian suite (i.e. Jira, Confluence) and source code management tools (i.e. Git, BitBucket, Harness)+ Experience and knowledge on standards of data privacy (GDPR, CCPA) and PCI compliance requirements+ Experience in application architecture, microservice architecture, event driven architectures, messaging systems, and domain driven design.Apply Now (https://www.jobs.abbott/us/en)* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.**Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:** www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. 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.An Equal Opportunity EmployerAbbot 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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