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At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Entry Level software developer/programmer within Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business located at Charlottesville, VA.


Mid- to Senior-level software developer/programmer who works primarily as a contributor on a diverse Scrum team by participating in the overall design and development of web-based and other software applications that are data-centric in nature and that operate using a database server back-end. Individual is capable of working on a Scrum team providing instruction, education, and mentoring for junior-level developers. Job requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a cooperative team member to achieve team goals. Position requires a wide degree of creativity and an individual who can rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Assist in design of multi-tiered software applications
* Design new features and functionality into an existing system
* Develop applications and application components
* Debug and determine fixes for identified software defects
* Unit test implemented software to ensure the individual unit meets applicable software requirements
* Assist in integration testing of multiple compiled units to ensure compilation meets applicable software requirements
* Instruct, educate, and mentor junior-level software developers
* Successfully work with other on a highly integrated Agile/Scrum team.
* Some travel (~5% of time)

Educational/Experiential background:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 or more years of related experience
* Higher-Level Certifications (e.g. MCSD, MCPD, etc.)
* Working as a member of a software development team
* Working as an independent developer or leading a small development team
* Translating functional requirements into software designs
* Web-based design and implementation
* Agile development processes.
* Development of multi-tiered distributed applications
* C#, ASP.NET, HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript, MVC, IIS, SQL Server, Windows Server, Silverlight
* Mobile Device, Mobile Web application, iPad/ Tablet

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.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to myrecruiter@alere.com.

About Alere

Alere Medical Incorporated is a leader in specialized disease management services focusing on select high-cost diseases to maximize our clients' return on investment. Alere produces unequalled clinical and cost-saving results by precision-targeting patients who will benefit most from specialty interventions. With published outcomes that exceed those of any competitor, Alere Medical's disease management programs result in improved clinical outcomes for patients and guaranteed savings for clients. Alere's corporate office located in Reno, NV is currently searching for an experienced human resource professional in the areas of recruitment and employee relations to join our dynamic organization. The Senior Human Resource Representative will be responsible for providing superior support to all business units by identifying the needs, developing a strategy, and implementing the plan to source, recruit and hire top talent for Alere. You will also provide support and guidance to the organization in the area of employee relations to include employee communications, programs and projects.

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