IT Systems Engineer

Known globally for the development of revolutionary technologies, Abbott Diabetes Care designs, develops and manufactures glucose monitoring systems for use in both home and hospital settings.

We have a Centre of Excellence in Witney for the manufacture of electrodes and biosensors used by patients and healthcare professionals for the day-to-day management of diabetes. The Operations group is the largest team in the Witney facility, producing significant volumes of test strips and sensors per year to the high quality standards demanded by European and US authorities and our internal quality systems. To support ongoing business growth and investment in our site, we have a new opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our Operations Systems team.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be using your computer programming skills and interests to design, develop and support systems for the manufacture and testing of both our sensor and single use test strip technologies. You will join a team of dedicated engineers working in an Agile\SCRUM framework focused on delivering complex, high quality regulatory compliant systems. You will also be adding value to the team by learning to support and manage the change process for existing systems. You will be contributing to the design and development of software applications that have a high level of integration with laboratory and process equipment.

To be successful, you will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • A passion for engineering.
  • A relevant engineering qualification\experience such as Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Control\Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience of Visual Studio Application Programming in the Microsoft Dot Net\ Core environments (C# and or C++);
  • Experience writing machine interface software (eg Data Acquisition, Vision Systems, Real-time Machine control);
  • Experience of using relation databases within application development;
  • An understanding of the importance of Quality standards (eg Good Manufacturing Practice) and Regulatory Bodies (eg FDA) and following structured and defined methods in your work;
  • Excellent communication skills to help you to explain complex concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A basic understanding of electronics and Firmware (ARM M Cortex) would also be an advantage.

In addition to highly competitive salaries, Abbott offers a very attractive benefits package which includes a defined contribution pension scheme, a share ownership scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, and a flexible benefits scheme which you can tailor to your own requirements.


Companies: Abbott
Locations: Oxford (Oxfordshire)

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