Abbott Software Engineer in Irving, Texas

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.

Manager Summary:

The identified candidate will work on cross functional teams to maintain and advance the Maintenance and Diagnostics strategy. They will take a lead role in designing, developing and maintaining Maintenance and Diagnostic procedures run on the latest automated IVD system platforms supporting Immunoassays and Clinical Chemistry assays. The role requires excellent knowledge of programming concepts using scripting languages such as Python, Perl or Ruby.


Primary function is to develop software for an automated IVD system for processing Immunoassays and Clinical Chemistry assays. Participate in a team-oriented environment to develop user interface,business rules,data management or embedded system control applications.

Main Responsibilities:

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

  • Responsible for developing test plans and test cases for software components.

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

  • Provide support 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.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining compliance to the development plans and practices.


B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering,Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is required. M.S. in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is preferred. 2+ years experience covering the entire software lifecycle (requirements definition through verification) in a team environment. Requires experience in Microsoft Visual C++ or .NET technology with emphasis in object-oriented analysis and design. Academic experience with UML or other formal object oriented design notation is a must (OOA/OOD CASE tools, such as Rational Rose or Rhapsody is preferred). Experience with Active X, MFC, COM/DCOM and database development preferred. An individual contributor in this position may travel occasionally within the U.S or abroad as required per project assignment.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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