Cloud Software Engineer

Abbott Laboratories
May 3, 2021
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type


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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

Our location in Sylmar, CA or Sunnyvale, CA, currently has an opportunity for a Cloud Software Engineer.  

Cloud Software Engineer will contribute to the design and development of cloud service applications under a disciplined product development process that meets FDA and other regulatory agencies requirements. Work on software design, coding, and validating software. Support verification and validation testing, unit testing, and ensuring that all product development conforms to design specifications and coding standards for medical devices. Exercise judgment in coding following the software designs and conducting investigation activities following defined methods. Develop productive internal/external working relationships.


  • Design and develop highly scalable web applications using JavaScript frameworks.
  • Build distributed cloud based microservices that can efficiently scale with minimal effort.
  • Assist in the preparation of software design specifications for implementation of software designs per Abbott design development process.
  • Assist in the evaluation of selected designs through testing and full documentation of the results.
  • Work on problems of moderate to complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Implement high quality, secure and robust applications with optimal performance suitable for cloud service application.
  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams.
  • Should be a to manage a small team of software engineers.



  • Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering discipline, computer science, related engineering field.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in software development (combination of programming-heavy coursework, school projects, freelance work and professional experience).

  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work in a cohesive team environment.

  • Proficient in Java and JavaScript programming.

  • Experience developing Web applications using JavaScript frameworks like Angular.

  • Exposure to cloud base development preferably in Azure.

  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming, design principles, design patterns and UML.

  • Experience with server-side technologies: Spring, Hibernate, JMS, and Web Service (SOAP/RESTful).

  • Good understanding of: JBoss EAP server, WebSphere MQ and API Manager.

  • Experience in relational databases: Oracle or PostgresSQL.


  • Familiarity with container technologies and microservices architecture.

  • Exposure to front end technologies: JSP, JSTL, Struts and JQuery.


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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