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Software Engineer III
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Alere | Kansas City, MO
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Job Description


At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 160 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 experienced Software Engineer III within our eScreen Business Unit located in Kansas City, MO. The eScreen Software Engineer is a creative software professional who contributes their expertise and practice of software development to high performing eScreen Agile teams. The Software Engineer must demonstrate an aptitude for team communication and cooperation. Key responsibilities include innovative development solutions, design, and best practices applied to user-focused sustainable software solutions. As members of an Agile environment, individuals are also responsible for upholding core principles, practices, and values, including continuous delivery, continuous improvement, self-organization, adaptive planning, value driven development, LEAN, SCRUM, and KANBAN. Core values include a growth-mindset, team-orientation, able to get along with others, and an ability to deal with ambiguity.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.


eScreen (Abbott's Workplace Services business) is driven by the vision, passion and dedication of its employees who are committed to developing and delivering innovative products and services which automate and streamline the employee screening process by combining cutting-edge technology with superior customer service.


* Collaborate closely with all the other members of the team to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to.

* Interact with users as necessary to clarify requirements and take ownership for the quality of software.

* With an agile mindset, break larger projects into smaller ones that can be delivered iteratively.

* Problem solve and make decisions; understand and analyze complex issues and propose workable solutions.

* Prioritize work based on benefit and project timelines.

* Work with existing toolsets while simultaneously bringing new ideas and approaches into the team.

* Adhere to and respect working agreements with teams when working on projects.

* Support releases for production validation

* Support post-deployment fallouts on projects worked on and released to production.

* Minimal travel will be required for this position

* Subject Matter Expert for team on two or more key line of business applications and business processes


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related degree, or equivalent work experience

* Three plus (3 ) years of software development in a team environment

* Three plus (3 ) years enterprise software development with Microsoft stack

* Background in enterprise web application programming

* JavaScript, JQuery preferred, React, CSS

* MS-SQL/T-SQL required

* .NET (C#), extensive, proven work with ASP.NET and MVC required

* Knowledge of cloud computing concepts including SaaS, PaaS, containers, and orchestration

* Detailed knowledge of responsive design best practices

* Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Work, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.

* Responsible for application development activities including design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation on assigned projects. Projects are of varied complexity and size.
* Supports other software teams such as business analysts and quality assurance teams
* Seasoned professional contributor with responsibility for an advanced area of work in the professional field
* Assists with training for entry-level programmers and evaluates/recommends changes in procedures

* May assume technical lead role on projects


* Experience with front end UI design and usability design preferred

* Experience with Team Foundation Server and MS-Build preferred

* Experience developing SOAP and REST web services preferred

* Demonstrated ability to set and meet tight deadlines and function well under pressure

* Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment

* Strong problem-solving skills

* MCSD or other Microsoft certifications preferred

About Abbott

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/abbott-/, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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.