Sr. Associate Software Engineer – Java Job at McKesson Cork Business Solutions Unlimited – in Cork, County Cork

Job Description

Sr. Associate Software Engineer


McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-by joining McKesson 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.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career. Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Job Title: Sr. Associate Software Engineer

Location: Cork

McKesson are looking for a Sr. Associate Software Engineer to join their growing Automation Solutions team. You will work on exciting projects within a flexible team with a start-up feel but with the financial backing of a successful corporation.

ESIT is an event driven system using cloud technologies to ingest large volumes of transit data in real time for the purpose of providing up to the minute, business intelligence for a multitude of systems and applications.

As a Sr. Associate Software Engineer, you will apply your prior experience and wide breadth of knowledge to maintain and enhance the ESIT system as well as getting involved in other projects as required. Your role will involve working with an existing team based in the US so will benefit anyone who prefers to start their day a little later, however, there is also opportunity to flex your hours when needed.

Provide support for critical applications running in a production environment

Light monitoring of ESIT production and UAT environments (e.g. check dashboards a couple times daily) and investigate any performance issues or errors.

Maintain the Terraform deployment configurations and associated shell scripting

Support and maintain the CI/CD infrastructure (currently Concourse; future might eventually be Github Actions)

Submit, Track, and support tickets related to cloud support issues (e.g. firewall, routing, permission requests, etc…)

Remediate technical debt in Java-based microservices and internal library codebases

Support minor functional improvements to existing Java codebases

Assist with code changes to migrate to newer Java versions or incorporate newer versions of “platform” type libraries

Participate in team code review of pull requests and general team meetings

When other duties permit, support new feature and product development

Have fun! – contribute towards a productive yet fun team environment

Passionate about latest trends in technology across a variety of mediums with a strong desire for innovation

Experience in managing requirements changes and performing impact analysis

Understanding of agile and software development life cycle concepts

Able to effectively facilitate meetings with remote participants

Experience of working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment

Ability to exercise independent judgement

An accomplished communicator both verbal and written.

Logical and efficient with keen attention to detail and organization

Confident, highly self-motivated and self-directed

Disciplined in planning and execution to achieve goals

Ability to work to tight deadlines

A strong desire to learn and expand skills

Qualifications and Skills:
Degree in computer science or equivalent experience

2+ years’ experience in a similar role

Terraform general knowledge with awareness of the Google Cloud and Kubernetes providers

Some experience with Kubernetes, GCP, Networking and Firewalls, Docker, and general systems operations work

Knowledge of Linux shell scripting (primarily bash)

Java language and standard library (this does not include anything Spring)

Some knowledge of formal Java standards (e.g. JSON-B, CDI, JAXP/JAXB, JPA, etc…)

Nice-to-have: Experience with Microprofile (Quarkus, Liberty, Thorntail, Helidon, etc…)

About the Company

Company: McKesson Cork Business Solutions Unlimited –

Company Location:  Cork, County Cork

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About McKesson Cork Business Solutions Unlimited -