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Abbott Software Engineer III in Kansas City, Missouri

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics 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 the workplace, healthcare providers, and individuals.

The position of Software Engineer III is a part of our Toxicology business unit, principally located in our Kansas City, Missouri office. The eScreen Software Engineer is a creative software professional capable of moving quickly while breaking down and solving complex problems. We are developers who own our solutions and influence the direction of our technology. As a member of our high performing eScreen Agile Scrum team, our people are highly collaborative, demonstrating a high level of team communication and cooperation.

Key responsibilities include innovative development solutions, design, and best practices applied to user-focused sustainable software solutions utilizing cutting edge technologies. All team members are empowered to seek solid solutions that move the organization forward technologically. Each person is expected to continuously identify ways to deliver better and more robust systems. As members of an Agile environment, our individuals are also responsible for upholding core principles, practices, and values, including continuous delivery, 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.

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.


  • Collaborate closely with the teamto take shared responsibility for the overall efforts to which the team hascommitted itself

  • Interact with users to clarifyrequirements and take ownership for the quality of software

  • Break larger projects into smallerones that can be delivered iteratively, using an Agile mindset

  • Work with existing toolsets whilebringing new ideas and approaches into the team

  • Support post-deployment falloutson projects worked on and released to production


  • Bachelor’sDegree in Computer Science or a related degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Experiencein one or more of the following: JavaScript, C#,ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, and MVC


  • 3or more years of enterprise software development in a team environment with theMicrosoft Technology Stack

  • Knowledgeof Microservices design architecture

  • Experiencein one or more modern front-end technologies such as React

  • Understandingof object-oriented design and development such as SOLID Principles

  • Experiencewriting unit tests, test-driven development, and mocking

  • Experiencedesigning and writing restful web services

  • Experienceusing Entity Framework

  • MicrosoftAzure or other certifications

  • Detailedunderstanding of relational database design principles

  • Workingknowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applicationsincluding Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.


  • Problem-solvingand decision-making skills

  • Abilityto work in a dynamic and fast paced environment

  • Abilityto set and meet tight deadlines and function well under pressure

About Abbott:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 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, 107,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 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 .

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com