Abbott Data Systems Engineer in Donegal Town, Ireland

Company Details:

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150+ countries and employs approximately 97,000 people.

In Ireland, Abbott has five business units, represented across eight manufacturing sites. The Abbott Diabetes Care division based in Donegal Town manufactures FreeStyle blood glucose test strips for use in diabetes management. Among Abbott Diabetes Care leading brands are the FreeStyle Precision, FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Libre system.

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  • Interface with engineers and data scientists to understand data needs.

  • Partner with data analytics and engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities.

  • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership.

  • Support existing data processes integrated with production equipment.

  • Define and manage all data sets in allocated areas of ownership.

  • Work with production support teams to triage data related issues and drive to resolution


  • Knowledge and understanding of relational databases technology (working knowledge of Oracle or SQL server preferable)

  • Strong technical problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Analyse data requirements with relevant business teams to propose process improvements which may influence architectural implementations

  • Knowledge and experience of working with large transactional datasets

  • Experience with data technologies to enable data analytics from a production environment.

  • Experience with scripting languages or analytical tools to develop solutions to technical problems (e.g. JMP, SAS).

  • Knowledge of PLC programming and integration with database technology

  • Participates in the development of analytical processes to be used by multiple teams/applications.

  • Uses automation to build extensive end-to-end system tests and creates reusable test scripts for testing.

  • Creates KPIs that will drive business decisions and actions


  • Bachelor or higher degree in Electronic / Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • 2+ years of recent experience

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