Junior Architect - Enterprise Planning Analytics Systems

Lake County, IL, United States
Aug 26, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

This role is responsible to define and drive consistency in architectural designs across the modules within the PA Platform. Identifies areas of improvement and develops innovative end-to-end solutions to make the environment more reliable, stable, efficient (performance) and agile (to adapt changes in requirements more easily). Responsible for technical ownership over some PA modules as well as components that span across the PA platform such as CCC, BERT, Admin Module and Tools used to access the system (PAX, PAW etc). Applies imagination and innovation by creating, inventing, and implementing new or better approaches, alternatives and breakthrough ideas that are valued by customers within the function.

  • Individual contributor to conceive, design, engineer, and implement software and technology solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas.
  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise.
  • Demonstrate high proficiency across a wide range of technologies and platforms related to software design and development, programming languages, data integration, data warehousing, data analysis and visualization tools, data storage, network connectivity, and virtualization/cloud environments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the pharmaceutical and healthcare business, and utilize this knowledge in the rapid advancement of agile, impactful, and cost-effective solutions
  • Highly autonomous and productive in performing activities, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor. Keeps key stakeholders informed through effective verbal and written communication.
  • Matures and leverages relationships with affiliates, subsidiaries, vendors, and industry peers in accordance with Abbvie Values, Vendor Management Office, and Purchasing to further the mission, vision and goals of the organization.
  • May mentor/supervise a team of one or more and guide and evaluate the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals.
  • 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 or equivalent education and 10+ years of experience in Technology. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Proven ability to innovate and implement creative technology solutions that advanced the business.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in designing and implementing solutions using TM1 and IBM Planning Analytics. This includes system configuration, model building, data security, improved performance or reliability.
  • Hands On experience in the following or similar technologies: JavaScript, JSON, SQL, ETL, JAVA/Python scripting, BI tools.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills. Demonstrated ability to influence others in areas of science and technology.
  • Interacts well with diverse groups within function and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.