Abbott Entry-level software engineer in Sylmar, California
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 a high caliber Software Engineer I for Software Engineer. Working under general supervision, performs specialized software development project activities. Assignments may include, but are not limited to, analyzing requirements and providing test strategy feedback, developing, maintaining, enhancing application code and test designs (protocols) and implementing, debugging, maintaining automated/semi-automated test code/scripts.
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 principles while investigating and resolving technical problems in a creative manner. Exercises level appropriate technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing, and/or coordinating engineering work. Stays abreast of and communicates technical advancements to colleagues and associates. Routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes.
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.
Contributes to and supports gathering, analyzing, and formalizing requirements (design input)
Working from requirement specifications (design input), develops, maintains, and updates to application code
Debugs, troubleshoots, and isolates software and software test problems as well as offers strategic solutions, analysis, and advice regarding identified issues for future development
Writes, updates, and maintains requirement and interface specifications
Contributes to and supports root-cause analysis of issues encountered with product or test code.
Presents code reviews; documents and resolves issues as directed
Contributes to and supports reviews held by other engineers on related projects and provide useful feedback.
Reviews project deliverables such as specifications, code, and test/tool procedures for feasibility, thoroughness, clarity, correctness, and accuracy.
Contributes to and supports a variety of software test activities/efforts.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a related engineering field
6 months of related experience
Experience with Core Java (J2SE), Object Oriented design concepts and Eclipse IDE are very desirable
Experience with the Linux operating system and embedded design is desired
Experience with formal software development methodologies, and source code management is recommended
Experience with unit- and integration-level testing and automated testing is recommended
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
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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