Architect - C++/Linux/ Real time
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
January 23, 2017
Reference:
16009181-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. McKesson Connected Care & Analytics enables our customer organizations to improve patient outcomes through better care coordination, collaboration and management – while making sustainable performance improvements that drive financial health.  Our  expertise in connected care,population health, risk management, healthcare analyticsand demand forecasting can help you deliver care in the right setting and develop and maintain a thriving business, even in our rapidly evolving industry.  RelayHealth®, an independent business unit within the McKesson Connected Care & Analytics family, is a key component of this strategy and expertise; enabling the trusted exchange of clinical, financial and administrative information between patients, providers, payers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers and government agencies.  The net result helps provide: improved care, faster access, lower costs and enhanced bottom lines.


We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.


Current Need

Responsible for the analysis, acquisition, installation, modification and support of operating systems, databases, and utilities.  Conducts both systems and application programming and related support activities.  Activities include new or targeted maintenance programming.   Development and monitor effective languages, processing routines, hardware utilization and utilization of database management techniques.  Develops and reviews operator and control instructions.  Prepares and conducts system and application programming tests to benchmark high volume interaction of hardware and software components.  Conducts programming tasks including program design, coding, debugging and documentation.  As directed, prepares feasibility studies and designs tests to determine operating characteristics of software.

Responsibilities:

Ability to isolate and indentify root cause issues with performance and execution across diverse set of operating platforms.
Has the ability to develop applications for an environment with extremely high uptime requirements.
Experience in providing application execution and operational support.
Ability to provide feedback and guidance on potential technical directions based on technical requirements. 
Responsible for the analysis, installation, modification and support of application environments delivering real time services .
Ability to assess hardware and database utilization to address performance planning. 
Develops and reviews operator and control instructions. 
Prepares and conducts system and programming tests to support application reliability. 
Performs programming tasks including program design, coding, debugging and documentation.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements
8+ years experience in software engineering and/or software architecture.

Critical Skills
5+ years experience in systems or real time programming environments

Experience with Unix, C, C++, Object Oriented coding and open source projects

 

Will be doing 40% applications development

Must have support experience and be willing to do Technical support/ troubleshooting. Off hours production support is required.

After a probationary period it is possible to apply for working 2 days/week remotely.


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.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.


A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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