McKesson - Carrollton, TX

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Empowering healthcare starts with you. At McKesson, whether you work in HR or marketing, finance or public affairs, you're making a difference. You'll spark a chain reaction that results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the nation's leading healthcare services company, we touch virtually every aspect of healthcare. We empower our customers by delivering vital supplies and solutions. And we empower our employees through a supportive environment where opportunity and responsibility grow. Our exceptional leadership team provides the vision and strategy to advance healthcare, so you can feel confident in our direction and your future. At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

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%) Challenges
Must be flexible and results oriented
Must be able to work in a geographically dispersed team environment
Must be able to quickly learn new technologies
Must be able to read existing code and learn systems with minimal documentation Responsibilities
Reviews, and challenges functional requirements
Develops and implements technical requirements
Quickly acquire and leverage business domain knowledge to bring clarity to business and system requirements. Applies specialized knowledge in a broad spectrum of technology areas including technology trends, current industry standards, new products and the latest solution development techniques
Must be willing to incubate new ideas and technologies by writing prototypes and developing patterns.
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

4+ years experience in programming on enterprise or department servers or systems
3+ years experience in Java
Object-Oriented analysis and design
Client-server and n-tier concepts
Knowledge and application of a variety of design patterns
Experience in full life cycle system development including: design, building, testing, deployment, upgrade and support
Knowledgeable about application integration technologies including messaging and web services

Desired Skills
Database architecture, design, development, and optimization using Oracle
Knowledgeable about performance tuning, scalability and redundancy concepts
Demonstrated experience in Perl programming
Experience using Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Java Application Server administration experience (e.g. JBOSS)
Understanding of Subversion, Maven Critical Skills
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

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

General Office Demands

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, 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.
As an equal opportunity employer, McKesson Corporation unites the talents and contributions of all to advance the power of healthcare. Learn more about our opportunities at

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McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 11th on the FORTUNE 500 list, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated...