Sr. Oracle Developer

Lake County, IL, US
Nov 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.


The Data Solutions Department within the Information Research (IR) Division is building the next generation of data management and decision support tools and services to optimize the efficiency and efficacy of research and development at AbbVie.

The S. Oracle Developer is a critical technical role for AbbVie within the Data Solutions department. This position provides a combination of thought leadership and execution in the ongoing design, development and delivery of AbbVie's Discovery and Preclinical Development data warehouses. This position provides the tactical IT leadership to achieve business and enterprise operating objectives, including support of key business solutions in the preclinical space. Key responsibilities include the technical stewardship for AbbVie's preclinical data marts, PL/SQL development and providing oracle leadership within Data Solutions.

Key Responsibilities

• Domain Knowledge - share oracle expertise with extended teams members by providing alternative solutions to improve overall performance

• Collaborative Design - you should find it inspiring to work with a wide variety of colleagues (e.g., data scientists, developers, scientists); understand their needs and then propose and build solutions

• Build - through your own efforts and by working with other database engineers, develop custom solutions/processes that contribute to and help foster the growing AbbVie data integration environment

• Support - provide solutions to performance related issues and work with downstream systems to support data driven demands

• Adaptability - given our diverse mission you should be able to move fluidly between different project responsibilities

• Breadth - as a talented and motivated Oracle Developer, you can contribute to a wide variety of missions related to enhancing drug discovery and development

  • Understand the broad objectives of the project as well as his/her role in achieving those objectives, and modify approach when required. Escalates open issues to ensure execution success and keeps stakeholders informed through effective verbal and written communication.
  • Learn, understand and master new methods and technologies, and act as a resource or mentor for others.
  • Effectively organize and present project objectives and progress. Contribute to technical publications and presentations.
  • Obtain estimates/quotes from vendors and provide as input into overall project time and cost estimates.
  • Maintains relationships with affiliates, subsidiaries, and vendors in accordance with Abbvie Values, Vendor Management Office, and Purchasing to further the mission, vision and goals of the organization.
  • Produces and maintains required technical documentation associated with work product.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle.

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