Abbott Associate Engineer V in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.


As an Software Engineer you will contribute to the localization of multiple languages for diagnostic test analyzers. Support and implementations of SQL report generations. Performs developmental and/or test work that relies heavily on a comprehensive knowledge of theory and design. Ability to support stakeholders world-wide.

The ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for development and working on complex system software; takes pride in building top-quality software; and is driven to achieve operational excellence. A commitment to team work and strong communication skills are essential.


  • Software development responsibilities include executing software development life cycle activities from software requirements, design and implementation through design verification.

  • Develop software test strategies including regression analysis.

  • Develop test plans and test cases for software components.

  • Develop, test and integrate software using current software technologies.

  • Responsible for fault isolation, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development and On-Market.

  • Able to apply the latest software design and development tools and techniques as required.

  • Ability to work with cross functional teams to maintain/advance the localization strategy.


  • Minimum Education B.S. is required in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering.

  • Requires excellent knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts in C# or Java.

  • Knowledge with SQL query language, SQL Databases and SQL Server Reporting Services.

  • Familiar with Microsoft .NET technology framework.

  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle.

  • Effective troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to manage priorities effectively to drive multiple projects forward in parallel as necessary.

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