Cloud Application Security Architect
Emeryville , California
January 27, 2017

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


We are looking for a Cloud Security Architect who can positively impact the security of our service. This person will be expected to weigh in on everything from application architecture, cloud architecture, source code, policies and of course dev-ops. Your role will balance the strategic and operational aspects of Security with the needs of our clients and our business.

You will get a chance to work on advancing the processes and techniques we use to deliver great services; the latest cloud technology Microsoft has to offer; Hadoop based Data analytics solution. A sophisticated Platform as a Service application backed by a Fortune 5 company with high growth plans. In an environment where we rigorously debate the merits of the latest technologies, strategies, and features; respect people’s opinions when making decisions; collaborate with all stake holders proactively; believe the security department should work closely with everybody to deliver the best solutions possible; support one another with an open and collaborative work space.


Position Description

  • Perform security code reviews and penetration testing

  • Perform risk assessment of new functionality

  • Perform the audits required to assess compliance

  • Product-facing responsibilities such as managing deficiencies or helping guide security requirements for application features

  • Provide application security awareness to the organization through delivery of presentations and intranet content

  • Take ownership of our azure based cloud security

  • Work in a team of highly professional individuals focused on innovative solutions and meeting quality and deadline requirements

  • Drive the Security maturity of our application Lifecycle and products





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

Critical Skills

  • Experience managing compliance with a major regulatory body such as PCI, HIPAA or EHNAC
  • A strong understanding of cloud (preferably Azure), big data technologies and internet
  • Experience managing the security of an application on a cloud platform such as Azure
  • Ability to define and refine efficient repeatable processes
  • 5-7 years of experience in application security including expertise in security assessments and penetration testing of applications
  • May consider remote applicants

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge or interest in the behind the scenes world of health care
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) applications experience
  • Experience with Azure and/or Cloudera

4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience. MS is a plus.


Professional certifications such as CISA, CIA, CISSP are a plus

Cloud certifications such as CSSK-Plus or CSSP

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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