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Data Engineer

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Aug 25, 2023

Job Details

AbbVie Information Research is seeking a Data Engineer who would contribute to the architecture, design, and development of the Data & Analytics Platform supporting world-class research and development at AbbVie. As a Data Engineer, you will be a core member of a high-performance team of data engineers and architects focusing on driving technology innovation and continuous improvement. This role collaborates with solution architects, product owners, program managers, business analysts, infrastructure teams, and service providers to deliver the solutions. 


  • Learn and demonstrate mastery across a wide variety of data engineering activities, including data warehousing, master data management, data cataloging, system integration, data streaming, data visualization, data analysis, and data ops.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pharmaceutical R&D/Life Science centric datasets and utilize this knowledge to advance agile, impactful, and cost-effective data solutions rapidly.
  • Collaborate & contribute to the architecture, design, development, and maintenance of large-scale data & analytics platforms, system integrations, data pipelines, data models & API integrations to support evolving business strategy.
  • Collaborate and contribute to team's methodology to conform and curate data, benchmarking against industry standards. Ensure that data are optimally standardized and analysis-ready.
  • Collaborate and contribute on prototype emerging business use cases to validate technology approaches and propose potential solutions. 
  • Collaborate and contribute on research and recommendations to adopt new technologies for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable AbbVie software development lifecycle policies and procedures.

  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with four years of IT experience
  • Must have experience with software development life cycle.
  • Must have experience with data analysis programming languages (e.g., SQL, Python & Apache Spark, SAS & R)
  • Experience with database technologies (e.g., Oracle, Postgres, Hive, and HBase)
  • Experience with ETL/Orchestration tools (e.g., Informatica, Autosys, and Airflow, etc.)
  • Experience with AWS and Cloudera Public Cloud architecture is preferred.
  • Experience working with Pharmaceutical R&D industry-centric datasets is preferred.
  • AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


    AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

    Stock Symbol: ABBV

    Stock Exchange: NYSE

    Company info
    1 North Waukegan Road
    North Chicago

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