DevOps Engineer II

at Abbott Laboratories
Location Saint Paul, MN
Date Posted July 18, 2021
Category All Jobs
Job Type Full-time


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.

Our location in St. Paul, MN., currently has an opportunity for a DevOps Engineer II.  


DevOps Engineer Primary functions:

  • Develop large and/or complex software programs, including designing, coding and testing related to platform and infrastructure automation and application/platform/infrastructure deployment.
  • Enable tool suites for infrastructure and platform automation and application deployment.
  • Define and creates test cases, executes test activities and reports on progress.
  • Leverage existing understanding of infrastructure AND application development and deployment as well as on the job learning to support DevOps/DevSecOps projects.
  • Passion for DevOps, DevSecOps, Agile, and Security
  • Working knowledge of Azure and Azure PaaS services
  • Working knowledge of Waterfall, Agile, and primarily DevOps development methodologies
  • Normally determines technical objectives of assignments. Exercises latitude in approach to solutioning
  • Knowledgeable in managing software code projects and conducting management of said projects
  • Experience with Automation in testing or orchestration
  • Experience with tools such as Terraform, Git, Gitlab
  • Knowledgeable in CI/CD in relation to Gitlab, Azure DevOps, and/or similar platforms
  • Exposed to security checks in CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Ability to contribute to dev ops workflows via scripting and other regular system administration activities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of scripting languages
  • General exposure to how key networking components operate/function, primarily firewalls and load-balancers/reverse proxies such F5 LTM/GTM or Azure native services
  • Refine conceptual system requirements into a technical design consisting of job flows and program specifications
  • Understand customers’ business objectives and system requirements and work closely with customers to determine their strategic requirements and measure performance against expectations. Assist in customer resolutions
  • Responsible for staying abreast of new developments in technologies and making recommendations as appropriate
  • Applies enterprise security policies and standards when performing all operational duties


Required Experience:

  • Associates degree in computer science, security, networking or related IT field or 2+ years of equivalent IT experience
  • 2+ years of DevOps experience

Preferred Experience:

  • 1+ years of Azure experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance


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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