Abbott Nutrition

Abbott Park, IL

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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Our location in Lake County Illinois currently has an opportunity for a Connected Products Architect to work within Abbott’s Digital Technology Services group.

As a Connected Products Architect, you will play a critical role in defining and delivering Global connected product platforms to meet Abbott’s business needs.

We are looking for a candidate to be a key player in the design and development of next generation IoT design and support cloud based applications and services. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and responsible for contributing to the overall application architecture, as well as detailed design and implementation of platform components. They will have architected complex systems with multiple years of building IoT platforms and applications in a regulated cloud environment.


  • Work across product teams to architect, build and design next-generation technology platforms

  • Collaborate with other Engineers and Architects to influence solid design decisions, processes and tools.

  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of software engineering, cloud technologies and data engineering, to define target architectures, patterns and processes.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring of engineering teams, working closely with architects and business leaders.

  • Drive continuous process and technology improvements

  • Design, architect and maintain ThingWorx implementations and be the local ThingWorx technology expert

  • Assist in the implementation of the DevOps mindset and tools for the IoT landscape


  • Bachelor’s Degree/ Master’s Degree preferred

  • 7+ years of Software Engineering experience. Experience in building/implementing high performance & scalable server-side applications

  • Experience developing and architecting PTC ThingWorx solutions in high volume enterprise implementations

  • 3+ years of PTC ThingWorx, Java and Cloud Technologies

  • 3+ years working in a regulated healthcare environment

  • Strong communication skills

  • You have high standards for quality and attention to detail

  • Self-starter and enthusiastic personality who can work well both independently and as a team member

  • Technical leadership skills in driving architecture, helping with technical trade-offs, and driving best practices

  • Advanced-level knowledge of cloud, security and privacy, IoT, and containerization.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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IT Services & Solutions Delivery


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Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)


Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


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