AbbVie

Principal Technology Engineer II- Enterprise Applications - Global Tax

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Sep 22, 2020
Ref
2006902
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 www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Purpose:
  • This position is responsible for driving key strategic deliverables for the Enterprise application Finance Global Tax function. conception to completion. This technical expert that will conceive, design, engineer, and implement enterprise-level data, software, and technology solutions that solve significant scientific or business problems.
  • This resource will also:
    • Generate new proposals and lead those efforts. Investigate, identify, and implement state-of-the-art technology platforms that drive productivity and efficiency gains in own function and throughout multiple business areas
    • Act as a lead in his/her area of expertise and critically evaluate relevant technological advances and integrate this knowledge into new business technology solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Effectively function as a principle engineer, generating new technological proposals and leading those efforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate technological advances or competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies. Demonstrate creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.
  • Independently responsible for technology within his/her area of expertise on multiple projects. Demonstrate mastery 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 deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical and healthcare business, and utilize this knowledge in the rapid advancement of agile, impactful, and cost-effective solutions
  • Work cross functionally within Finance functions to develop and get buy-in on specific detailed functional designs for the Global Tax function
  • Understand interdependencies between functions and systems and be able to collaborate with other BTS and business functions to define the technical specifications and architecture required to deliver solutions for Global Tax
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Follow Best Practices and identify process improvements.
  • Keeps executive leadership, peers and staff informed through effective verbal and written communication.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and typically 14+ years of experience, Master's Degree or equivalent education and typically 12+ years of experience. Eight years of experience in application program development. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing Finance applications (e.g. SAP R2R, Tax applications, etc...)
  • Knowledge of tax processes preferred (e.g. operational transfer pricing, provisioning, tax filing and compliance, and other indirect & direct tax processes
  • In-depth knowledge of the systems development life cycle, client area's functions and systems, and systems application program development technological alternatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a principle investigator, generating original technical ideas and software development strategies. Demonstrated creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult technical problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.
  • Learn, understand and master new methods and technologies, and act as a resource or mentor for others.
  • 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.
  • Understanding and adherence to corporate standards regarding applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills, as demonstrated by presenting at leading scientific or technical conferences.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
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.