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Sr. Software Engineer, Platform (REMOTE BASED US) Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Sr. Software Engineer, Platform (REMOTE BASED US)

McKesson Corporation - Columbus, OH

Posted: 10/21/2021 - Expires: 1/19/2022

Job ID: 233143878


Job Description

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

is an oncology technology and insights business dedicated to transforming the fight against cancer. Part of, Ontada was founded on the core belief that precise insights - delivered exactly at the point of need - can save more patients' lives. We connect the full patient journey by combining technologies used byand other community oncology providers with real-world data and research relied on by all top 15 global life sciences companies. Our work helps accelerate innovation and power the future of cancer care.

Current Need

Ontada (McKesson Specialty Health) is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our iKnowMed Generation 2 web application platform development team. iKnowMed is an Electronic Health Record software for oncology patients used by practices across the United States. As a member of the development team, you will lead design conversations regarding our current and next generation technology stacks, develop and own key infrastructure components, and help junior engineers learn our new technologies.As a core member of the engineering organization, you will be a key communicator between the product, development, quality, and operations teams.

Primary Responsibilities

Participate in the full lifecycle of big feature development from definition, design, implementation, and testing for our oncology treatment EMR
Develop tools and utilities to maintain high system availability, monitor data quality, and provide operational statistics
Share skills and experience on topics such as optimization, automation, tools, relevant design patterns, and technology
Advocate for new technologies and participate in architecture decisions
Advocate for development best practices and engineering improvements across the organization
Develop, troubleshoot, and optimize new and existing code base
Provide thoughtful, constructive feedback in team code and design reviews
Provide mentoring and leadership for younger engineers

Core Competencies

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Fostering a productive team environment and facilitating team conversations
Negotiating conflicts with tact, diplomacy, and composure
Handling multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
Ability to read and interpret functional design specifications and business requirements and ensure technical development is consistent with expectations
Empathy and self-awareness- the foundational trust of a strong team relies on understanding yourself and others

Minimum Requirements:

4+ years software development experience
4+ years' experience in object-oriented programming, particularly Java

Critical Skills

HTTP protocol, design, and development experience
Strong knowledge of relational database concepts
Strong understanding of how Java code interacts with underlying systems, especially in the areas of concurrency, networking, and performance

Additional Skills:

Familiarity with common RFC standards
Knowledge of common DevOps tools and processes, e.g. Jenkins
JDBC and SQL design and development experience
Experience with public or private cloud platforms, particularly AWS
Experience with Agile methodology and practices
Knowledge of frontend development in React
Healthcare domain knowledge (SNOMED, LOINC, FDB, HL7, FHIR)


4-year degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience

Internal Use Only: P5

Must be authorized to work in the U.S, now or in the future, without support McKesson.

Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position.

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

Join us at McKesson!

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

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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