Software Engineer IV (Kansas City, MO)

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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.


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 treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

The eScreen Software Engineer IV 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. This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.

  • 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.
  • Break larger projects into smaller ones that can be delivered iteratively, using an agile mindset.
  • Problem solve, 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


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related degree, or equivalent work experience is required
  • Background in enterprise web application programming is required

  • Six plus (6+) years of software development in a team environment is preferred
  • Six plus (6+) years enterprise software development with Microsoft stack is preferred
  • Team Lead experience with coordinating developers (desirable, but not required)
  • Experience in IIS Configuration Management is preferred
  • Experience with TFS / Azure DevOps preferred
  • Experience with front end UI design and usability design preferred
  • Experience in one or more modern front-end technologies such as React, Angular, or Blazor is preferred
  • Experience writing unit tests, test-driven development, and mocking is preferred
  • Experience designing and writing restful web services is preferred
  • Experience developing Micro-Services and maintaining a Micro-Service catalog is preferred
  • Experience using Entity Framework is preferred
  • Knowledge of Abbott eScreen products and software applications a plus
  • Experience in drug testing or Occupational Health-related account management a plus

  • Detailed understanding of writing queries and navigating MS SQL.
  • Detailed understanding of relational database design principles
  • Detailed understanding of creating technical design documentation
  • Knowledge of responsive design best practices
  • Detailed understanding of object-oriented design and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and meet tight deadlines and function well under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.


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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ARDx Abbott Rapid Diagnostics

United States > Kansas City : 8140 Ward Parkway

United States > Richmond : 9201 Arboretum Parkway, United States of America : Remote




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Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. Abbott was founded in 2022. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 223 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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