Data Engineer

Job description

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Data Engineer

About Lingo

Meet Lingo, a new biosensing technology that provides users a window into their body. Lingo tracks key biomarkers – such as glucose, ketones, and lactate – to help people make better decisions about their health and nutrition. Biowearable technology will digitize, decentralize and democratize healthcare, enabling consumers to take control of their own health.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, You Can Do Work That Matters, Grow, And Learn, Care For Yourself And Family, Be Your True Self And Live a Full Life. You’ll Also Have Access To

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The opportunity

Personalized healthcare is the future. Working on Lingo, you will help build a next-generation technology that enables individuals to make decisions about how to improve energy, lose weight or enhance athletic performance. The Lingo team embodies a start-up culture and mindset with the backing of Abbott, a company with a rich history of healthcare innovation. Join us and grow your career as you help Abbott shape the future of healthcare.

This position works out of our location in Lingo.

You will work closely with a multidisciplinary agile team to build high-quality data pipelines for high-end analytics solutions. These solutions will generate insights from the organization’s connected data and enable data-driven decision-making capabilities for the organization.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, develop, optimize, and maintain data architecture and pipelines that adhere to ETL principles and business goals
  • Solve complex data problems to deliver insights that help the organization achieve its goals
  • Code in Python and Scala with tools like Apache Spark/Kafka to build a multi-cluster data warehouse
  • Interact with other technology teams to define, prioritize, and ensure smooth deployments for other operational components
  • Advise, consult, mentor, and coach other data and analytics professionals on data standards and practices
  • Foster a culture of sharing, reuse, design for scale stability, and operational efficiency of data and analytical solutions
  • Codify best practices for future reuse in the form of accessible, reusable patterns, templates, and code bases to facilitate data capturing and management


  • 4+ years of relevant experience in data engineering/analytics space
  • Expertise in SQL and data analysis and strong hands-on expertise with at least one programming language: Python and/or Scala
  • Strong knowledge in one or more of the following big data tools: Hive, Hadoop Impala, Spark, Kafka
  • Strong expertise in ETL, reporting tools, data governance, data warehousing, and hands-on experience
  • Experience developing solutions for cloud computing services and infrastructure
  • Experience developing and maintaining data warehouses in big data solutions
  • Up-to-date on industry trends within the analytics space from a data acquisition processing, engineering, and management perspective
  • Experience in agile development
  • Strong people skills, specifically in collaboration and teamwork
  • High level of curiosity, creativity, and problem-solving capabilities

What We Offer

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. Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The base pay for this position is $95,500.00 – $190,900.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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