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Senior Firmware Validation and Verification Engineer

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.
We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Software Engineer. Working under limited supervision, performs moderate risk/moderate complexity specialized level software project activities in such areas as Development, Tools, Test, Requirements and/or related areas. Assignments may include, but are not limited to, analyzing requirements, planning and scheduling data, updating and maintaining different software specifications based on analysis of specifications, needs and improvements, as well as troubleshooting, debugging, and maintaining of software, 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.
Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.
Impact this role will have on Abbott:
+ Working from requirement specifications, develops, maintains, and updates detailed design and interface specifications
+ Participates in and supports the implementation, development, enhancements, and modifications to software source code, scripts, and procedures
+ 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, test cases, as well as test procedures (automated, semi-automated or manual) and analyzes and reports test results
+ Writes, updates, and maintains requirement and interface specifications
+ Contributes to and supports gathering, analyzing, and validating requirements
+ Contributes to and supports writing, updating, developing and maintaining Hazard/Risk/Cyber Security analysis specifications
+ Contributes to and supports root-cause analysis of failures
+ Working from requirement specifications, develops, maintains, and updates test requirements and design/test protocols
+ Supports implementation, enhancements, and modifications to test cases, procedures, scripts, and code
+ Presents at design reviews; documents and resolves issues as directed
Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott?s marketplace success:
+ Bachelor?s degree in relevant engineering discipline, computer science, related engineering field
+ 6 months of related experience
+ Typically a minimum of 3 plus years of progressively more responsible work experience in a range of software engineering disciplines using a variety of programming methods
+ Experience with C, C++, C# and/or Java is required
+ Experience with formal software development methodologies, and source code management is recommended
+ Experience with unit- and integration-level testing and automated testing is recommended
+ Experience with testing Embedded Software(firmware) within implantable medical devices is desired
+ Experience with testing Bluetooth Low Energy within implantable medical devices is desired
+ Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
+ 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
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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