McKesson Jr. Automation/Software Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. RelayHealth Pharmacy is a key component of this strategy and expertise; enabling the trusted exchange of clinical, financial and administrative information between patients, providers, payers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers and government agencies. The net result helps provide: improved care, faster access, lower costs and enhanced bottom lines.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining RelayHealth Pharmacy you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. 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

The main focus of our Automation Engineer is to build and manage the running of the batch jobs for our clients.

Position Description

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Automating batch jobs in a timely manner

  • Running any batch jobs that cannot be automated or not automated manually

  • Monitor the batch tool module regularly and fix jobs that fail.

  • Addressing tickets assigned in a timely manner

  • Administering and managing the tool including upgrades which would involve testing version upgrades

  • Will be required to participate in the production on call support rotation.

  • Assure ongoing compliance for audits and customer data protection.

Minimum Requirements

3 years experience in software engineering

Critical Skills

  • Understanding of the .Net framework

  • Experience with job automation type programming – step based

  • Good understanding of scripting - Perl, PoweShell

  • Understanding of encryption based technologies such as PGP or SecureZip

  • Experience with CLI

  • Knowledge of data encryption

  • Analytical mindset

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience working within a team environment and partnering to resolve issues.

  • experience w/ ActiveBatch programming a plus.

  • work experience in the healthcare industry preferred


4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

Benefits & Company Statement

We believe you should be rewarded for the important work you do. For that reason, you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package when you join our team.

It starts with you. That's a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. 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. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we're helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation, you'll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.

At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Rx Tech Solutions

Title: Jr. Automation/Software Engineer

Location: Kansas-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 17005813