Systems Engineer

Lake County, Illinois, USA
Mar 23, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

AbbVie is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their Combination Product Development team to contribute to the development and launch of exciting new drug / device combination products. As our Systems Engineer you will be responsible for the integration of multiple disciplines to assure robust patient-centric product performance and to provide input into robust manufacturing processes.

You will be able to lead and drive:

  • User and Stakeholder Needs Definition
  • Use Case Analysis
  • System Requirements Definition
  • System Design / Architecture
  • Reliability Planning / Assessments
  • System Performance Modelling
  • System Integration
  • System Risk Management
  • Manufacturing System Test Requirements and Assessments
  • System Verification Testing
  • Design Validation



  • Bachelors degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or relevant subject
  • 8+ years of experience
  • Experience is strongly desired in user and stakeholder need definition; requirements definition; risk management, product architecture, and verification and validation of medical products.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with requirements management tools, V-model implementation, context diagrams, architecture diagrams, and interface management.
  • Familiarity with device design controls, system decomposition, operational simulations, error budgeting, sensitivity analysis, reliability modeling and reliability prediction
  • Strong decision making and communication skills.
  • Experience leading projects and teams.
  • Experience in vendor communication, management, deliverable acceptance testing
  • Experience creating and managing project schedules and help identifying project risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Advanced degree
  • Experience with Human Factors
Key Leadership Competencies
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners to enable higher performance.
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled