Senior Software Engineer Applications (REMOTE BASE

at McKesson Corporation in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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 aSenior Software Engineer Applicationsto join our IKM-G2 Development team. As a member of the IKM Dev team, you will lead design conversations regarding our current and next generation technology stacks, develop and own key infrastructure components, and evangelize and mentor others regarding our technology choices. As a key member of the engineering organization, you will be pivotal in uniting the product, development, quality, and operations teams.


This position is based in San Francisco, CA.


Primary Responsibilities

Participate in the full lifecycle of big feature development from definition, design, implementation, and testing for our oncology treatment EMR

Develop, troubleshoot, and optimize new and existing code base

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 in the organization and improvements across engineering


Core Competencies:

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Understanding and listening to team members and fostering a productive team environment

Resolving and negotiating conflicts or problems with tact, diplomacy, and composure

Handling multiple projects and priorities with organizational and time management skills (both project and self)

Ability to read and interpret functional design specifications and business requirements and ensure technical development is consistent with expectations


Minimum Requirements

Typically has 6+ years software engineering experience


Critical Skills

5+ years of experience with Java development

Expert Core Java knowledge, design, and development experience

HTTP protocol, design, and development experience in Java

Design and development experience with web services in Java

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 QA tools and processes

Knowledge of common DevOps tools and processes

JDBC and SQL design and development experience

Experience with public or private cloud platforms

Experience with Agile processes and frameworks

Knowledge of REACT based frontend development

Healthcare domain knowledge (SNOMED, LOINC, FDB, HL7, FHIR)

Strong mentoring and team skills



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


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


Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position.


Internal Use Only: P4


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.

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Job Posting: 3099620

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Nov 20, 2021