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Associate Data Engineer - R&D Data Analytics

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 29, 2024

Job Details

AbbVie Information Research is seeking an Associate Data Engineer who would contribute to the architecture, design, and development of the Data & Analytics Platform, supporting world-class research and development at AbbVie. As an Associate Data Engineer, you will be a core member of a high-performance team of data engineers and architects focusing on driving technology innovation and continuous improvement. This role collaborates with solution architects, product owners, program managers, business analysts, infrastructure teams, and service providers to deliver the solutions. 

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Perform routine tasks competently and independently and generate reliable and consistent results.
  • Learn and understand various data engineering activities, including data warehousing, master data management, data cataloging, system integration, data streaming, data visualization, data analysis, and data ops.
  • Learn and understand pharmaceutical R&D/Life Science centric datasets.
  • Learn and contribute to the architecture, design, development, and maintenance of large-scale data & analytics platforms, system integrations, data pipelines, data models & API integrations to support evolving business strategy.
  • 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.

Tools and skills you will use in this role:

  • Python
  • Spark
  • AWS
  • SQL
  • Hive
  • Informatica
  • ETLs


Experiences that make you a strong fit for this role:


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years of related experience; OR 6 years of IT-related work experience
  • Must have experience with software development life cycle.
  • Experience with data analysis programming languages (e.g., SQL, Python & Apache Spark, SAS & R)
  • Beneficial:

  • Experience working with Pharmaceutical R&D industry-centric datasets is preferred.

    If you believe you’re a great fit for this job but don’t have all of the experiences listed above, we encourage you to apply anyway!


    Why Business Technology Solutions

    For anyone who wants to use technology and data to make a difference in people’s lives, shape the digital transformation of a leading biopharmaceutical company, and secure sustainable career growth within a diverse, global team: we’re ready for you.

    AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. 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 protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


    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

    Company info
    1 North Waukegan Road
    North Chicago

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