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Systems Engineer VI



Software Engineering
Alameda, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

We’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This Systems Engineer VI position works out of our Alameda, CA location.

The Systems Engineer VI is responsible for being our internal product and technology expert who can work with our internal software architects, developers and external product managers to make sure their business requirements are properly mapped to the features and capabilities of our products. You will play a crucial role in our software development process to help our customers define their needs, work with our architects to validate our designs meet those needs, and ensure what we build meets the requirements.

The Systems Engineer reports to our Director of Systems Engineering and works closely with all parts of the business to help us deliver great products.

What You’ll Work On

  • Perform product definition, system architecture, requirements writing, requirements management, requirements analysis, risk analysis, hazard analysis, product test and evaluation, System V & V, and/or design control documentation.

  • Develop design processes.

  • Design and conduct system level characterization/verification of complex systems; collect, organize, analyze, and document test results.

  • Integrate analytical and performance related elements with software, hardware, and electronics system components.

  • Communicate effectively and participate on cross functional development teams with good negotiating skills to direct multi-disciplinary teams toward solutions.

  • Responsible for utilizing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

  • Failure to properly define requirements, integrate all systems, verify/validate requirements could result in product introduction delays and quality issues.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or physical science or related engineering field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Minimum 10 years of product development experience

  • Strong knowledge of defined development process that is consistent with ISO, FDA design control standards or requirements.

  • Experienced in one or more of the following: Electro-mechanical, software, mathematical, chemical or biochemical technologies as they pertain to the design, integration, evaluation and commercialization of diagnostic systems

  • Ability to work on many subjects concurrently

The base pay for this position is $125,700.00 – $251,500.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.