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Atlassian System Engineer

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Mar 11, 2023

Job Details


Work collaboratively with technology and business groups to conceive, design, engineer, and implement data, software, and technology solutions that solve significant scientific or business problems.  Investigate, identify, and implement state-of-the-art technology tools that drive productivity and efficiency gains in own function and throughout multiple business areas. Contribute to advancement of technology in area of expertise. Develop productive collaborations and communications with other groups across multiple disciplines.  This role is aligned with the OES organization and responsible to administer Atlassian tools such as Jira, Confluence and associated Atlassian add-ons to improve the efficiency of the OES organization.



•Conceive, architect, design, engineer, document and implement 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 and enhancing technology solutions.

•Serve as technical expert 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.

•Contribute to advancement of OES  by studying state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and computing equipment; participate in educational opportunities and professional organizations.

•Demonstrate high proficiency with Atlassian technologies (Jira, Confluence, Big Picture, Tempo, Structure etc) including configuring, scripting, programming,  integrating, data analysis and visualization tools.

•Highly autonomous and productive in performing activities, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor. Accountable for successful and timely completion of all tasks/projects under direct and matrix control.

• Accountable for tools administration, issue resolution, opportunity identification, and execution of enhancements. May initiate new areas of investigation that are meaningful, reliable, and can be incorporated directly into a scientific or business activity.

•Provides technical leadership and mentors and consults with less experienced staff in in planning, methods, procedures, standards and best practices.

•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.

•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 with 6 years’ experience

Deep hands-on expertise with the Atlassian product suite (Jira Software, Jira Service Management, Confluence, and others)

2+ years of Atlassian ecosystem administration (ACP-SA Certification is desired)

Deep hands-on expertise with the Atlassian product suite (Jira Software, Jira Service Management, Confluence, and others)

Experience with programming languages Java/ JavaScript / Web HTML and JQuery technologies

Experience with Scaled Agile (SAFe) framework within Jira and how Jira supports scalability architecturally (certification is desirable)

Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities

Proven implementation of creative technology solutions that advanced the business

Excellent written and oral English communication skills



AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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