McKesson Oracle Database Developer in Moon Township, Pennsylvania

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. Part of the overall McKesson, McKesson Pharmacy Technology & Services (MPTS) is a portfolio of four businesses that provides technology and services to retail, mail order, PBMs, hospital and health systems pharmacies. MPTS offers a wide array of solutions, including pharmacy workflow software, clinical programs, inventory optimization, government program optimization including 340B compliance, data analytics and services, and automation. MPTS is part of McKesson Corporation, recently ranked 5th on the FORTUNE 500, which touches over 65,000 pharmacies every day.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Pharmacy Systems 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. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payers to pharmacies. 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

McKesson Pharmacy Technology & Services (MPTS) is seeking a high performer to join our EnterpriseRx software development team. MPTS offers an array of integrated pharmacy software solutions for the health care industry. Our systems are used to manage thousands of pharmacies nationwide within the independent, chain, and hospital market segments. At McKesson, our core values are the foundation of everything that we do. We strive for excellence and challenge each other to raise the bar. We offer an invigorating blend of challenge and opportunity in a fun, fast-paced, collaborative work environment. At MPTS, we actively work with you to invest in your professional development. Located in Moon Township, PA, MPTS is a business unit of McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), which is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Position Description

We are looking to invest in developing someone that wants to focus their software engineering career in the Oracle database realm. Eventually, all enterprise class software systems have to deal with the reality of persisting and interacting with data. If done well, the system will perform, survive unforeseen events and become a valuable asset. People that specialize in building this into systems early are very valuable in the marketplace and stand out in the crowd of application developers. If you are intrigued or have a thirst for relational database management systems (RDBMS), please consider this opportunity further.

The types of activities of which we will help develop your expertise include:

  • Designing and coding stored procedures

  • Optimizing SQL

  • Refactoring existing ETL to be more performance and resilient

  • Tuning Oracle

  • Dimensional data modeling

  • Solving problems for our thousands of customers

We prefer that you have some prior exposure and experience with RDBMS and a desire to specialize in the management and manipulation of data to create enterprise class software systems. We have much to offer to expand your breadth of knowledge and wish to mentor and teach you. We ask that you bring to us a thirst for knowledge and passion for learning.

The Oracle Developer will consult with development teams to build logical data models that support new business needs, work on feature teams to build new functionality that leverages PL/SQL to interact with the transactional database, enhance our ETL processes to do more, faster and work with internal and external customers to get the most out of the data warehouse. This represents a small subset of the opportunities you will have to grow and explore in this role. Success will depend as much on how you work as what you do. You must have strong, fundamental work management skills and passion with the social ability to adapt to the needs of the individuals you will interact with. You will have the opportunity to contribute to building a great culture with talented people from both R&D and across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in cross-functional feature teams, which mayinclude Architecture, Development, Quality Assurance, Product Management,Project Management, and Hosting Infrastructure & Operations team members

  • Designs, develops and tunes PL/SQL in our high volume databaseenvironment

  • Adds new and refactors existing ETL data warehouse processes

  • Analyzes and resolves complex technical issues for Tier 3Production Support of Oracle databases and PL/SQL in support of ETL batchprocesses

  • Communicates effectively with business leaders project progress,status and roadblocks

  • Works with remote teams in different time zones or on differentcontinents

  • Passionately seeks continuous process improvement

Thinks critically with the ability to assess and recommend changes to the status quo or new ways of working smarter

Minimum Requirements

2 years database architecture experience

Critical Skills

  • Experience designing and developing using Oracle SQL and PL/SQL

  • Experience with agile software engineering methodology.

  • Experience with UNIX command line and shell scripting

Additional Knowledge& Skills

  • Willingness to learn, develop, and contribute in a fun, fast-pacedteam environment

  • Energetic and passionate self-starter who brings interpersonalskills and creative problem solving skills to the team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including theability to produce communication that is easily consumable by the targetaudience

  • Considers success from the team perspective by committing andholding yourself and others accountable

  • Experience in school or current job with RDBMS


4-year degree in Computer Science or related field

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.

Agency Statement

No agencies please .

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Rx Tech Solutions

Title: Oracle Database Developer

Location: Pennsylvania-Moon Township

Requisition ID: 18008467