Sr. Staff Software Integration and Scrum Lead


Job title:

Sr. Staff Software Integration and Scrum Lead



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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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

student debt program and 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.


Make an impact! At Abbott we’re empowering people to manage their health with digital health technologies. This opportunity directly supports Abbott’s Neuromodulation business, a fast-growing business, offering the most innovative Spinal Cord and Deep Brain Simulation platforms in the market. Abbott’s Neuromodulation business has a large Product Development site in Plano (Dallas), Texas, where this position is based. Abbott is creating groundbreaking high-quality products designed and built with the betterment of human life as the primary focus. It’s our people who make this all happen. We are thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators working together to constantly challenge the status quo.

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Software Integration Engineer and Scrum Lead with a strong software engineering background and deep knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). The ideal candidate should possess the ability to write basic scripts, tools, code, and review pull requests. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate, driven individual to contribute to our ongoing growth and success.


Lead and coordinate the integration of software components to ensure seamless functionality

Write basic scripts and tools to support the development process, automate tasks, and improve overall team efficiency

Code review Software pull requests

Facilitate and lead Scrum events such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective for multiple cross-functional teams

Collaborate with Product Owners to manage and maintain the product backlog, ensuring that user stories are well-defined, prioritized, and estimated

Coach and mentor team members on Agile methodologies, Scrum principles, and best practices

Ensure proper use of project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence

Continuously evaluate and improve team performance and efficiency

Work closely with stakeholders to manage expectations and ensure timely delivery of high-quality software solutions

Act as a liaison between the development team and other departments, fostering a collaborative and transparent environment

Monitor and report on project progress, risks, and issues to senior management

Stay up-to-date on industry trends, best practices, and new technologies in software development and Agile methodologies

Leverage software engineering background to contribute to the technical aspects of projects and provide guidance to the development team

Ensure a thorough understanding of the SDLC, including frontend, application, and backend development, to effectively guide the team through the development process


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field

7+ years of experience in Software development, Integration, and a Scrum Master in a software development environment

Proven experience with software development, integration using C#, C, C++, JavaScript, Angular, .NET, Android, and iOS

Experience in writing basic scripts and tools in languages such as Typescript, HTML, CSS, Python, JavaScript, or Bash to support development processes and improve efficiency

Knowledge of Agile methodologies such as Kanban, Lean, and XP is a plus

Experience with project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent certification

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously

Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Previous experience managing external (contract) software development resources

Solid verbal, written, and interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization. Excellent communication and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced technical topics to non-technical individuals

Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects

Ability to contribute to multiple projects/demands simultaneously

Ability to work both within a team, and independently, in a fast-paced, changing environment

Very strong technical leadership and ability to constantly build, leverage and influence large network of senior technology and business experts across a large, diverse enterprise, and outside: vendors, standards bodies, analysts, and academia

Have a demonstrated desire and ability to learn i.e. certifications, continued formal education etc…

Desire to use AI and other software tools to enhance current Scrum methodologies

Ability to use field data to influence decision making

Interest in understanding and influencing software regulatory guidance and design controls

Passion for the human physiology with emphasis on neurophysiology


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 $102,700.00 – $205,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Expected salary


Plano, TX

Job date

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 08:03:20 GMT

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