Abbott AEM / PHP Developer in Waukegan, 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.

We are seeking a AEM / Java Developer.

  • Provide on-call support for Production workload, including:

  • Manage automated Maven build tasks for AEM code and config packages.

  • Performs code/config deployments using TeamCity continuous integration tool.

  • Manage AEM user/group permissions.

  • Manage EC2/RDS instances via SSH, Cloudformation, and AWS CLI.

  • Monitor infrastructure health with New Relic.

  • Troubleshoots errors pertaining to workload infrastructure including network, OS, AWS service, and AEM platform.

  • Continuously improve operation through coding, testing, and implementation of Powershell scripts, AWS RunCommands, and TeamCity integration.

  • Work with development team and architects to improve compliance and efficiency of deployment process.

  • Participate in design and architecture of new system features

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Leads teams consisting of other functional groups within the Abbott IT organization to establish technical strategies and the tactical plans to be positioned for the current and future needs of the business.

  • Evaluates application system needs across multiple systems and develops corresponding application and logical data architectures and standards.

  • Provides strategic consultancy support to clients, Senior Application Technical Specialists and other technical architects in all aspects of enabling technologies to meet business needs. Provides expertise on application architecture design or improvement. Considers the performance impact of the architecture.

  • Collaborates with hardware, network and database architects to research new technologies and make recommendations to management on these new technologies at Abbott. Facilitates the purchase and introduction of new technologies.

  • Communicates and educates the technical and business communities on current architectures and technologies and industry trends.

  • Performs technical oversight of implementation projects to assure alignment with architecture and technology standards. Collaborates with the hardware, network and database architects in application design and implementation.

  • Works closely with product vendors ensuring strategic and architectural fit, and ability of product to scale in order to meet Abbott requirements

  • Good communication skills & time management

  • Capable of working independently

  • Desire and ability to learn new technologies, frameworks, design patterns, and application/security best practices

  • Interest in identify scope of improvements in frameworks of existing systems

  • Coaching team members on new technologies, frameworks, design patterns, and application/security best practices

  • Bachelor of Engineering/ Masters in Computer Science

  • Preferable to have AWS Solution Architect/Magento/AEM/ Java

  • 10+ years of experience in application architecture

  • 3-7 years of experience on AWS infrastructure and AEM/ Java application support in a DevOps model

  • Experience in troubleshooting errors pertaining to workload infrastructure including network, OS, AWS and AEM

  • Ability to use a wide variety technologies, tools & platforms like AWS Tools Pipeline , Puppet/Ansible/Chef/Jenkins/Git, AEM, Apache, MySQL, RHEL - Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Powershell, Bash, and Python

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