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Abbott Senior Product Support Systems Engineer - R&D in Westford, Massachusetts

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Vascular

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.

Our location in Westford, MA, currently has an opportunity for an intermediate level Product Support Systems Engineer with excellent troubleshooting skills and hardware systems knowledge. You can be part of an engineering team that supports a novel, high resolution imaging technology (OCT) which is cutting edge and a game changer for intracoronary. This unique opportunity will give you a broad view of everything that goes into the OCT product. And, you’ll have exposure to all engineering disciplines.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Hands on troubleshooting, verification and validation testing for imaging and physiology medical device systems.

Create and process documentation of change orders, protocols, reports and procedures.

Conduct investigation activities to resolve problems.

Drive and execute verification and validation plans and testing of the system integration (SW, HW and Disposable) to meet performance requirements.

Work in close collaboration with development engineers to ensure requirements are fully understood and correctly implemented.

Gain deep technical understanding of various components within a complex medical device system in order to define system interface requirements (i.e. HW, SW, disposable).

Lead the resolution of complex problems related to system use, installation and testing.

Create and process documentation of change orders, protocols, reports and procedures.

Interact with internal and external team members and vendors.

Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

May travel domestically and internationally 10%

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electro-mechanical, Computer Engineering or related engineering discipline. ​

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience on complex electro-mechanical systems with a graphical user interface.

  • Software coding experience in software development (e.g. programming-heavy coursework, school projects, freelance work and professional experience).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate to all levels of the organization.

  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams in a geographically diverse, matrixed organization.

  • Ability to travel globally.

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical, Electro-mechanical, Computer Engineering or related engineering discipline.

  • Basic understanding of C++ coding practices.

  • Medical device experience.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • 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: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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

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