Infrastructure Automation Engineer

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Sep 28, 2019
Ref
1905755
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
At AbbVie, our mission is to make a remarkable impact on patients' lives with difficult-to-cure diseases. You will help AbbVie's Business Technology Services organization support this mission by accelerating the development and deployment of innovative new technology solutions. You will be a leader in advancing our automation strategy and advancing AbbVie's knowledge and use of DevOps techniques.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Design and engineer AbbVie's enterprise DevOps Infrastructure capabilities, including Planning (e.g. Jira), Code Management (e.g. Git), Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins), and Release Orchestration.
  • Partner with service management and software quality assurance organizations to design efficient, innovative means of managing DevOps application traceability.
  • Design and engineer AbbVie's Infrastructure Automation solutions, enabling increased productivity through automated infrastructure deployments and delighting AbbVie's BTO partners through effective self-service delivery.
  • 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 .


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent degree program.
  • Bachelor's degree required and 7 years of experience or Master's degree and 5 years of experience.
  • 1-3 years' experience in engineering and developing Infrastructure automation solutions, such as Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform, and AWS CloudFormation.
  • Experience developing and deploying a full-stack DevOps Pipeline - including Planning, Code Management, Test Automation, and Release Orchestration.
  • Preferred knowledge includes:
    • integrating solutions with ServiceNow
    • Deploying AIOps solutions (e.g. Moogsoft) and integrating with automation pipelines for automated incident and change resolution.
    • Working in highly regulated environments such as Life Sciences or Financial Services.