Sr System Analyst - IT Manager - Princeton, NJ (APOC) - Princeton - job 635694

Abbott Laboratories

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Princeton, New Jersey

Employment type: Full-time

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Point of Care is a global leader in providing critical medical diagnostic and data management products for rapid blood analysis that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective. Our i-STAT System is an advanced, portable diagnostic tool that provides real-time, lab-quality results within minutes to accelerate patient-care decision-making. The i-STAT System has the industry's most comprehensive menu of tests in a single, with-patient platform, including tests for blood gases, electrolytes, chemistries, coagulation, hematology, glucose, and cardiac markers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT System fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving improved operational performance.

The Princeton Headquarter location has an opportunity for a Sr System Analyst - IT Manager, who would be responsible for building and maintaining expertise on the IT portfolio of a specific business area of a business unit of the Sector .


Proactively analyzes business processes; elicits, analyzes and documents business requirements; identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility and makes recommendations, typically seeking to exploit and leverage new or existing IT technology components

Understands and contributes to the business unit strategy, based on the specific business and technology expertise, and translates business strategy in aligned IT solution proposals

Constant awareness of evolving regulatory requirements and technology developments for the specific business process and influence the IT stakeholders and vendors in addressing these evolutions in the most efficient way

Understands the specific business processes in scope of the area of business and technology expertise, and make sure that IT solutions meet the needs of the process

Perform or aid in the analysis, requirements, specification, design and implementation of systems and programs for the area of expertise

Consulting toward business process owners on tools and solutions based on own area of IT expertise. Recommend solutions assuring fit with BU direction, strategy and priorities. Closely collaborate with other disciplines like corporate IT, Engineering and business process owners in the BU

Influence and partner with business leaders (Manager, Director) to manage and align the process specific IT portfolio. Closely collaborate with other parts of the BU, IT, Global Information Services, adjacent business departments and external partners to ensure adequate and timely delivery of agreed services, in line with agreed service levels

Partner and collaborate with key IT staff of other Abbott divisions in order to support cross divisional business initiatives in line with agreed service levels

Agrees with business process management and functional BRM on the projects and application, and provides correct information for the business unit long range plan and budget

In the functional BRM team, align the projects, identify conflicts and synergies and act upon this

Oversee and control project capital/RCE expenditures and ROI.

Continually look for opportunities for cost reductions and cost avoidance.

Manage IT projects in own area of expertise, but up to division wide if needed, or participate in business projects based on IT expertise.

Lead project teams responsible for selection of technology strategy for specific business unit.

Manage virtual team and project staff of up to 10 people, eventually.

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures.

Responsible for assessing the compliance of system solutions with regulatory requirements, inclusive of validation.



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or another discipline relevant for the healthcare industry or equivalent experience

Requires 5 – 8 years of IT experience in a large or midsized multinational healthcare organization

o Strong project management skills.

o Strong interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence and networking skills.

o Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications ;

o Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relations ; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior.

o Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.

o Customer-service orientation.

o Experience with GxP validation.

o Qualification in project management.

o Business process relevant business process knowledge, as related to IT.

o Deep knowledge on relevant IT technologies and products.


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.

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