McKesson Senior Front-End Developer in Durham, North Carolina

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need:

Are you ready to work at the forefront of healthcare and technology? Do you want to be a part of team that views user input as fundamental in all phases of product development and management? Does working on high impact projects in an agile dynamic environment excite you?

Welcome to the McKesson Clinical Decision Support (CDS) team. We build and enhance clinical decision support platforms which automate guidelines and other clinical evidence for use by physicians at the point of care. McKesson is a healthcare technology company committed to advancing clinical decision support tools and content for physicians. It is our mission to embrace the principles of personalized medicine and help realize its promise by:

  • Targeting areas with the greatest potential impact on clinical and economic outcomes

  • Empowering physicians with cutting-edge technology that is integrated within the clinical workflow

  • Accessing the best data sources and models to power point-of-care solutions

  • Applying practical, intelligent tools that help physicians make optimal treatment decisions individualized to the patient

Position Description

Reporting to the CDS Lead Developer, the Front-End Web Developer is responsible to combine the art of design with programming. Responsibilities will include working closely with the UX and visual design team. You will implement user interface and behavior in a production client-side JavaScript (JS) application using Ember.js, PostCSS, and HTML5.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with product owners to develop new applications and features

  • Evaluating new technologies and software for feasibility and desirability of incorporating them with the company’s products

  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Assuring that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end

  • Optimizing application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Working with third party vendors to develop software or integrate into company’s products

  • Guiding and contributing extensively to the ongoing collection, development, review and adoption of architecture and development standards and best practices

  • Staying up to date on latest technologies, open source projects and best practices

  • Pair-programming and mentoring developers

Minimum Requirements

8 years’ experience in programming on enterprise or department servers or systems

Critical Skills

  • 4 years of front-end development experience

  • Proficiency with the JS ecosystem, including Node.js, NPM, webpack, Bower, QUnit. etc.

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

  • Understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS, and related such as PostCSS

  • Programming experience with Ember.js (java script)

  • Excellent knowledge of web services technologies, such as REST and JSON-APIAdditional Knowledge and Skills (preferred or plus skills)

  • Strong object-oriented design skills

  • Source code control with git

  • Agile development environment experience using Extreme Programming (XP), Lean Kanban Education 4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience. MS or BS in Computer Sciences or Engineering preferred. Benefits & Company StatementMcKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history. Agency Statement No agencies please.

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Senior Front-End Developer

Location: North Carolina-Durham

Requisition ID: 17001025