Senior Software Engineer, CMS

Orlando FL Abbott Laboratories

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.


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. 


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. 



Interested in applying your wealth of technical knowledge and experience towards an opportunity in the medical field and improving the lives of people with diabetes 


Join our rapidly growing software engineering team as a mobile and web focused content management platform developer, specializing in headless CMS systems that support both React Native and React web applications.  


This is a role in which you will be a part of a talented group of developers building the critical components that make up the next iteration of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre diabetes management platform. This role requires a combination of technical expertise, creativity, and strategic thinking to design and implement effective solutions using the Contentful headless content management system. Candidates will work with a modern tech stack on mobile and web platforms which are currently available in over 50 countries around the world.  


The candidate should bring a passion for software development and a desire for continuous learning as well as versatility, leadership qualities and a desire to help shape the direction of the team. 




  • Create and maintain content models and schemas within Contentful, ensuring that content is structured for multi-channel distribution and future scalability. 

  • Design and implement integrations with other systems and third-party services using Contentful APIs 

  • Script out content retrieval as part of a continuous integration process 

  • Manage the localization of software projects using translation management tools such as Crowdin and XTM. 

  • Ensure data flows seamlessly between the content platform and external applications. 

  • Develop custom solutions and extensions within Contentful, including custom content types, webhooks, and scripts, to meet business requirements. 

  • Plan and execute content migration strategies, ensuring a smooth transition of content from legacy systems into new headless CMS systems 

  • Ensure that the CMS platform adheres to security best practices and complies with relevant regulations and standards. 

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of the Content platform, data models, integrations, and customizations for reference by technical and non-technical stakeholders. 

  • Work to resolve the root cause of complex problems, leaving software better and easier to maintain than when you found it. 

  • Engage in technical planning, design, estimation, and code reviews including peer review of pull request. 

  • Stay up to date with current best practices, standards, and open-source frameworks, making recommendations as needed to help the organization innovate. 




Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or an equivalent combination of technical education and work experience. 

  • 5+ years of software development experience 

  • Proven experience in designing and developing within a Headless CMS system. 

  • Strong understanding of headless CMS concepts and management 

  • Proficiency in JavaScript/Typescript 

  • Experience developing Mobile applications with React Native or other hybrid frameworks 

  • Strong written and verbal skills 

  • Ability to be a team player 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience in an agile development environment preferred.  

  • Experience with the Contentful CMS system 

  • Familiar with application localization/globalization best practices  




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  


* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year. 


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. 

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Medical Devices 

General Medical Devices: 

Our medical devices help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks. 


As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats. 


We’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology. 


Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. 


Our Neuromodulation business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. 

Structural Heart 

Structural Heart Business Mission:  why we exist 

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease. 


In Abbott’s Electrophysiology (EP) business, we’re advancing the treatment of heart disease through breakthrough medical technologies in atrial fibrillation, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives. 


In Abbott’s Heart Failure (HF) business, we’re developing solutions to diagnose, monitor and manage heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives. 


We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people. 

Abbott Molecular is a leader in molecular diagnostics and the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level. 

Our Point of Care diagnostic portfolio spans key heath and therapeutic areas, including infections disease, cardiometabolic, informatics and toxicology. 

Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers. 

Our rapid diagnostics solutions are helping address some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges. 


Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, and Glucerna® – to help them get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest lives. 


The base pay for this position is $83,000.00 – $166,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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