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Senior Front-End Engineer



Software Engineering
Mettawa, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

Come to work each day with an inclusive and collaborative business technology team. As a Senior Front-End Engineer in AbbVie Business Technology Solutions (BTS), you’ll have opportunities to contribute to the digital transformation of a leading biopharma company, helping to create solutions that impact patients and their communities for the better.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Developing front end applications with the latest web technologies.
  • Developing front end applications that supports web and mobile interfaces.
  • Applying latest UX and UI concepts and best practices.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technology solutions relevant to the assigned business area.
  • Advise business stakeholders on the most appropriate and optimal approaches to achieve their objectives, which may involve technology solutions, process changes, or other options.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop comprehensive project estimates and timelines by gathering input and feedback from all relevant stakeholders. Engage with IT and business functions to negotiate and secure the necessary resources.
  • Create and maintain system and project documentation, such as change requests, functional requirements, test plans, data migration plans, and cutover plans. Delegate relevant tasks to junior analysts as appropriate.
  • Validate the database design and ensure technical specifications are complete, consistent, concise, and feasible.
  • Review data models for development projects and assist team members in understanding and adhering to established standards.
  • Coordinate and submit ServiceNow requests for new database accounts, permissions, and collaborate with DBAs for approval.
  • Provide documentation of technical standards and best practices, incorporating contributions from team members.
  • Collaborate with project development teams on the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and code promotion process.
  • Manage and approve system access and conduct regular recertification exercises to maintain system and data security.
  • Review effort estimates for all activities including analysis, documentation, development, testing, bug fixing, deployment, and support.
  • Significant Work Activities -Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8-hour day

Tools and skills you will use in this role:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • Docker
  • AWS or Azure


Experiences that make you a strong fit for this role:


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years’ experience; master’s degree with 5 years’ experience OR equivalent work experience
  • Excellent programming skills in core web stack technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience developing application in Vue.js
  • Working extensively with charts and graph frameworks like chart.js, google charts etc.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing a full-scale front-end application that connect with middle-tier / webservices.
  • Experience in containerization technologies like Docker / Kubernetes.
  • Experience in developing node.js application and using express.js
  • Salesforce knowledge and working on force.com platform.
  • Ability to develop and host application on cloud systems like AWS or Azure.
  • Ability to gather requirements and develop and prepare use cases, functional specifications, mapping documents for data integration, and technical requirements for data warehouse applications.
  • Ability to work with IT and business teams to coordinate multiple IT projects in the sales planning area.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Knowledge in other UI frameworks like Angular or React
  • Experience in Microsoft PowerBI
  • Knowledge in DevOps concepts and how code promotions are done via build pipelines.
  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and related data
  • Experience working with Life Sciences Sales Planning and Sales Operations Teams.

Why Business Technology Solutions?

For anyone who wants to use technology and data to make a difference in people’s lives, shape the digital transformation of a leading biopharmaceutical company, and secure sustainable career growth within a diverse, global team: we’re ready for you.

Additional Information

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.