Senior Cyber Security Developer

  • Company: McKesson Corporation
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted: December 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16009007-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

Senior Cyber Security Developer works with development and network engineers to architect and implement the next generation security systems and defense strategies for highly available services infrastructure.  This position develops security policies, software security systems, and countermeasures to intercept & prevent attacks or compromises within the company’s application environments. 


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Researches methods to compromise systems and security to develop strategies and designs to prevent intrusion.
  • Maintains security architectures with development and network engineers through monitoring, provisioning, and review of cyber security system operations.
  • Provides recommendation to management for security strategies to enforce policies and protection of sensitive data and systems.
  • Designs security infrastructure solutions to meet current and future application systems and services.


Minimum Requirements
6+ years experience in administering security controls in an organization

Critical Skills

  • Business Experience – At least 5+ years’ security/software development experience with a minimum of 2+ years’ in cyber security architecture within development and production environments. 
  • Must have experience in mixed application environments (Linux (UNIX)/Windows.
  • Cyber security methodology for detection of malicious activity within network/application traffic.
  • Development of systems and strategies that can prevent intrusion from OWASP Top 10, malware, ransomware, and many other infiltration techniques.
  • Capable of working with advanced network and software development engineers to research and analyze intrusion methodologies by developing attack vectors to expose system weaknesses.
  • Develop solutions for monitoring and support methodologies to mitigate malicious activity within the infrastructure.
  • Develop recovery strategies and test scenarios to validate.
  • Strong development and networking skills.
  • Analysis, troubleshooting and data mining required for forensics analysis of software/network issues related to cyber events.
  • Works with ISRM groups on customer surveys, questionnaires, and audits as it relates to security areas within the infrastructure.
  • Ability to work independently and in small teams handles multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt quickly to changes.
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, and ability to gather and understand requirements.


Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Windows and Linux or equivalent UNIX system/development experience.
  • knowledge of working with Web Application Firewall systems such as F5, Imperva, or other WAF systems.
  • Experience network systems and/or advance knowledge of network architecture as it relates to creating highly available secure infrastructure.
  • Experience in Health Care systems a plus.
  • Self-starter with strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.

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.

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