Marklogic Search Engineer

Lake County, IL, United States
Nov 25, 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 .


Determines system requirements for MarkLogic enterprise search solution (ESP). Prepares systems specifications, configures, tests, and implements enterprise and other, discreet search solutions on the MarkLogic platform. Acts as an expert technical resource for MarkLogic and the ESP solution. Acts as expert technical resource to search development practitioners.



  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures
  • Understands AbbVie's vision, goals and strategies. Aligns priorities appropriately and determines ESP critical success factors
  • Manages change and encourages innovation. Open to new ideas
  • Understands client business needs and requirements. Resolves issues in an appropriate and timely manner
  • May negotiate, secures, oversees, and ensures that resources are available to meet daily operational demands
  • Establishes and maintains high-quality relationships with internal and external work partners





  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in software engineering, business, information systems or search discipline
  • 7-10 years overall experience. 5-7 years MarkLogic direct engineering experience
  • Solid experience in any xquery-based testing framework
  • Demonstrable experience in:
    • Creating triggers, indexes, and metadata extraction routines
    • Automating code deployments to MarkLogic servers
    • Documenting environments and configuration
    • Maintaining platform lifecycles
  • Uses MarkLogic APIs to index O365, Documentum, OpenText, File Shares, Oracle, and SQL databases
  • Creates and manages NoSQL databases to manage content indexes
  • Operates within well-defined expectations
  • Makes decisions that impact the enterprise search service and platform. Influences decisions for project level or service-level budget and activities

Key Stakeholders:



  • BTS and Enterprise Architect leaders
  • IR Search practitioners
  • AbbVie and Allergan intranet users

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.