McKesson Director Platform Development - Salesforce in Scottsdale, Arizona

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.

Position Description

The Director of Platform Development is responsible for the development of our Manufacturing Solutions operating platform across the complete technology stack. Success is defined as delivering a global solution that meets the needs of our internal and external customers in various geographies, and is scalable, secure, relevant and maintainable. All of this done on time, on budget, delivering the required scope and meeting all quality requirements.

To achieve the stated goal, the Director of Platform Development will 1) lead a group of engineers working on the development of new platform assets (most of which are being built on the SalesForce.com platform), 2) implement interoperability with off the shelf software solutions and other assets (such as specialty pharmacy management systems and Cover My Meds).

A collaborative leader, the Director of Platform Development, will work hand in hand with the Leadership of Technology Excellence, and the Leadership of Customer Success to develop an integrated operating platform that meets and exceeds the needs of internal and external customers. This leader will also work closely with technology leadership for the broader McKesson to align with corporate standards and processes, avoid duplication, and maximize effectiveness and efficiency. This leader will direct and mentor a team of approximately 10 software engineers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Stay up to date on technology trends

  • Ensure our technology platform is developed in a manner consistent with the guidelines set by the Technology Excellence team and that solutions are built in a robust, maintainable and scalable manner as well as champion unit testing and test drive development.

  • Adhere to best coding practices to ensure our solutions are robust, performing, secure, reusable and maintainable

  • Implement interoperability across our various assets to support our go to market strategy and make McKesson a leader in the space of integrated services to Manufacturing Customers

  • Ensure compliance and alignment with McKesson Technology policies and procedures

  • Drive the organizational transformation strategy by attracting, developing and retaining retain talent needed to support the above goals and right sizing the organization

  • Evangelize modern technologies and architectures to engineering teams across the organization

  • Embrace and promote the ICARE and ILEAD Shared Principles of McKesson

Minimum Requirements

6 years applications programming experience including 5 years managerial experience

Critical Skills

  • 10 years’ experience Information Technology with focus in large scale software development

  • 5 years’ experience in Developing Software in Salesforce (SFDC) environment

  • 5 years’ experience in building configurable product in PaaS environments, like SFDC

  • Ability to build reusable components to solve complex business needs by applying proven software design patterns.

  • Current in modern technologies including cloud computing, machine learning, predictive analytics, mobility, user experience, security and encryption, internet of things, etc.

  • Deep understanding of all phases of the SDLC, with hands-on experience in multiple development languages – e.g., Apex, C , C#, Java, Python, JavaScript, etc.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience Health Cloud, Lightening Components and Lightening Community is a plus.

  • Experience in healthcare particularly Patient Services, HUB, 3PL and Specialty Pharmacy is a strong asset.

Education

4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience. Master’s degree preferred.

Physical Requirements

Scottsdale Office - General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson 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: Director Platform Development - Salesforce

Location: Arizona-Scottsdale

Requisition ID: 18006068