Abbott Cloud Architect in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

Cloud Architect with knowledge of JSON, YAML, AWS Cloud Formations, Azure ARM templates, Automation and various containerization technologies providing services to Dev/OPS and traditional development teams.

The Transformation Engineering organization is seeking skilled Cloud Architects for our Cloud and Orchestration team. This team consist of collaborative, energetic and creative industry leaders that are responsible for cloud infrastructure design while delivering cloud and automation services. Responsibilities for this role will include infrastructure automation through orchestration tools and enhancing the cloud services provisioning process for both our private and public clouds. In addition the candidate would be embedded as part of the larger engineering team and should be able to provide operations/release specific input into architectural/high level design decisions. Engineers get the opportunity to build new infrastructure for future development for years to come.

Required Skills:

Must have 3-5 years of experience within the required skills:

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication skills

  • Build/Release engineering experience

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and communication skills

  • Troubleshooting within AWS and Azure (EC2, RDS, VPC/VNet, etc)

  • Strong automation and programming experience. Must be able to write advanced automation scripts from scratch and develop tools. Python preferred (Bash, Ruby, Go, JSON, YAML, PowerShell)

  • Experience with Linux/Windows Administration, Network and Server Management

  • Experience with Containers and Virtualization in production (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesosphere)

  • Experience with Deployment Automation Tools (Chef, CLIs, Scripts)

  • Experience with Production/Operational Monitoring Tools (Splunk etc.)

  • Experience with AWS and Azure cloud infrastructure and associated services

  • Experience with VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Cloud Automation and Compliance with associated Guardrails design

  • Experience maintaining and writing infrastructure as code

  • Experience improving process and workflow around infrastructure deployment

  • Experience with build and automation tools for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

  • Experience with Big Data projects and Hadoop infrastructure design


BS/BA preferably in Information Technology or Business or equivalent experience, education or training required

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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