AbbVie

Senior Engineer, Technology II

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:

Conceive, design, engineer, and implement data and software solutions that solve significant business problems.  You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified systems engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages and monitors all installed systems and infrastructure for the organization to be in line with company guidelines or SOP (standard operating procedure).
  • Defines customers’ needs and functionality in a service development cycle.
  • Assists in the coordination of various teams testing and evaluating for the development of design and its implementation of the best output.
  • Installs, configures, and tests application software, and system management tools.
  • Ensures the highest level of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Evaluates the existing systems and provides the technical direction to IT support staff.
  • Plans and implements system automation as required for better efficiency.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Collaborates with other professionals to ensure high quality deliverables within organization guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Deals with work process, optimization methods, and risk management tools in the given projects for the successful accomplishments according to the requirements of the stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the pharmaceutical 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.
  • 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.

 


Qualifications

Requirements:

    Bachelor's Degree with 7 years experience; Master's Degree with 6 years experience; PhD with 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • 6 years of experience in application program development. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • Solid experience in n-tier application architecture, web service integration; EAI & API (eg: TIBCO, Mulesoft, Layer7, APIGEE) technologies.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, analytical skills, and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Proactive problem identification and resolution skills
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, Chef)
  • Technologies/Working Knowledge: Database solutions and types, e.g. Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB; Distributed computing environments, Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (Development Operations) methods; cloud services (Amazon Web Services, Azure) methods/capabilities, including container technologies.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
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.