McKesson Sr. Java Software Engineer in Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson 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.

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. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Current Need

We are seeking an experienced Java Software Developer who will be responsible for the analysis, design, programming, debugging and modification of local, network or internet-related computer programs for internal or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications using current programming language and technologies. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interface with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. (75%)

Responsible for production and infrastructure support. Supports 3rd party applications. Troubleshoots issues with Linux and Oracle that affect Java applications. Performs tier-1 production (24x7) support in a rotation. (25%).

The candidate must be flexible and results oriented, have the ability to work in a geographically dispersed team environment, and be able to quickly learn new technologies; and must be able to read existing code and learn systems with minimal documentation.

Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Reviews and challenges functional requirements

  • Develops and implements technical requirements

  • Participates and challenges impact analysis, work breakdown, and estimation based on business requirements

  • May participate in decision matrices and buy vs. build analyses

  • Documents system architecture:

  • Implementation/Component model

  • Deployment model

  • Interface specifications

  • System flow diagrams

  • Namespace/Package structure

  • May write design documentation

  • May write code or work with engineers to model patterns

Additionally, to be successful in the role, the candidate must possess the following:

  • Self-motivated

  • Lifelong learner

  • Goal driven

  • Strong continuous improvement track record

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills

  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills

  • Strong ownership of problems and teams

  • Technology and product evangelist

  • Works well in a cross-functional environment and build strong relationships

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Values teamwork and open to new ideas

  • Ability to be creative in a technical environment

Minimum Requirements

6 years experience in software engineering

Critical Skills

  • 5 years experience in Java

  • 5 years experience with Object-Oriented analysis and design

  • 5 Client-server and n-tier concepts

  • Knowledge and application of a variety of design patterns

  • 5 Experience in full life cycle system development including: design, building, testing, deployment, upgrade and support

  • 3 Experience using tools such as Mercurial, Subversion, CVS, GIT or Maven

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Database architecture, design, development, and optimization using Oracle

  • Knowledgeable about performance tuning, scalability and redundancy concepts

  • Experience using Google Web Toolkit (GWT)

  • Java Application Server administration experience (e.g. JBOSS)

  • Knowledgeable about application integration technologies including messaging and web services

  • Knowledgeable about containers, Docker, or Kubernetes is a plus

Current Technology Stack

  • Front End: GWT

  • Back End: Java

  • Framework: CDI, EJB

  • Source Control: Mercurial

  • Build Process: Hudson

  • SCRUM: JIRA

  • Project Management: Maven

Education

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

Physical Requirements

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.

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Sr. Java Software Engineer

Location: Texas

Requisition ID: 18009028