Software Engineer
Hadley , Massachusetts
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
Software Engineer

Position Description

This position will offer the opportunity to gain practical experience in a dynamic and growing industry. Our software engineers are organized into small teams, working directly with architects and product managers to develop state of the art healthcare products in a highly evolving agile environment. Our engineers share the responsibility of building applications and services that are usable, maintainable, and ultimately scalable to meet user demand. We believe that every member of our team values a healthy work/life balance. During a standard work week, we build healthcare products using cutting-edge technologies and processes, leaving plenty of time to enjoy all that life has to offer.
The following work style traits are necessary for working in our team-based development environment:
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Comfortable with shifting priorities to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Adaptability, tenacity, maturity, enthusiasm, and drive.
    The key responsibilities for this role are to: 
  • Contribute substantially to design, implement, test, and maintain complex systems, quickly getting up to speed on relevant product areas with some direction
  • Exercise judgment to achieve defined objectives and recognize when external input is beneficial
  • Consistently apply knowledge to solve engineering problems of varying complexity and scope
  • Demonstrate leadership in code and product direction  
  • Proactively volunteer for efforts that help achieve the team’s goals




Minimum Requirements
Entry level experience in software engineering

Critical Skills:
  • Basic to medium skill level with .NET and/or Java
  • Ability to work in a team environment, communicating effectively with team members
Additional Knowledge & Skills
  • Basic to medium skill level with at least one programming language (i.e. Azure, Spark, Scala)
  • May require basic skill level with a database concept (e.g., SQL) 
  • Ability to develop in client tier or in server tier

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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