Senior Engineer, Technology II

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 21, 2021
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.


Responsible for aligning technology solutions with business strategies. Acts as the Senior Solution Engineer for Salesforce / Veeva systems and their subsystems utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs.


  • Conceive, design, engineer, and implement data, software, or technology solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; Routinely demonstrate initiative and creativity in developing technology solutions.
  • Serve as technical expert or lead projects/programs and technical staff to develop, test and implement significant new products, or operational improvements or devise new approaches to problems at the division/business unit.
  • Analyzes and resolves technical problems using analytical problem-solving methods/techniques and associated tools/devices
  • 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.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Partner with the functional groups within the IT organization to communicate and clarify business needs, contribute to development of long-range system plans, and ensure products and services are aligned with business needs.
  • Highly autonomous and productive in performing activities, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor.
  • Interacts with the Business, Program, Project, Development, Operations, and Service Integration teams to deliver complete technical solutions to our stakeholders.
  • Develop high level estimates by analyzing the business cases and viable design solutions
  • Conduct code reviews for on-going projects to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible
  • Ensure progress as per schedule; review critical risks and mitigation


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 



  • Bachelor's Degree with 7 years experience; Master's Degree with 6 years experience; PhD with 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Solutions Engineer implementing and supporting Salesforce Solutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Salesforce platform, both technical and functional capabilities
  • Extensive experience working as an application developer, application lead
  • Experience working in Lightning, Custom coding, Process Builder, Triggers, Visualforce, CCS, and HTML
  • Strong understanding of the SFDC Security Model.
  • Experience working with Veeva is a must.
  • Experience with leading/mentoring developers
  • Salesforce certifications preferred
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

  • 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.