Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.  

In Germany, Abbott has more than 3,000 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, manufacturing, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn, Cologne, Jena and Hamburg.  




What you´ll do

  • Development of firmware in C for microcontrollers
  • Development of workflows for automation applications
  • Participation in the preparation of requirements documents
  • Participation in the preparation of specifications
  • Documentation of development results
  • You will work in supra-regional teams
  • Participation in the implementation of
    • Software Development methods und Toolchain
    • Continuous Integration, Debugging, Testing
  • Work in cross-regional teams

Your qualification

  • University / technical college degree in the field of medical technology, electrical engineering, computer science or similar qualification
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Bachelor’s degree in field with 5+ years experience or
    Master’s degree in field with 3+ years experience or
    Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years experience.
  • Fluent German and English
  • Very good programming skills in C/C++ embedded
  • Knowledge of embedded real-time operating systems /ThreadX, NetX, Linux)
  • Experience in dealing with different interfaces (SPI, I2C, CAN, Ethernet)
  • Ideally experience with standard-compliant development in medical technology
  • Knowledge of UML is an advantage
  • You enjoy working independently as well as in a team
  • Safe use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in the application of agile development methods 
  • Ideally experience in the development of complex automation systems
  • Experience with Jira (or similar) is an advantage
  • If possible, experience with standards-compliant development in medical technology
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Confident use of Microsoft Office

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters and help people to live a healthier and full life, grow your career, and learn, be your true self. You will have access to:  

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of 
  • An attractive benefits package (e.g. attractive Abbott Pension Plan, a company bike, employee stock purchase program) 
  • 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.  
  • A challenging position in a fast-growing crisis independent industry 
  • To become part of a dynamic, highly educated, highly skilled, and motivated team 
  • Flat hierarchies, open appreciative mentality, and efficient, constructive lines of communication 
  • Multi-national environment, where we foster the development of our talents within the enterprise 

Further information

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. 

We ask for your understanding that we only consider online applications via our online application portal. Applications by email or post cannot be processed. Original documents will not be returned.

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