McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.
We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. 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.
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
As a Systems Administrator within the MSH/USON/Vantage Technology Operations team, you will be responsible for supporting the Windows Server, Virtual Server, and Cloud Computing environments, which encompasses over four datacenters, Public Cloud Services, and various cloud environments across the country. In addition, the members of the team provide support for other IT Services teams whose applications may reside in these computing environments. Furthermore, the team interfaces with technology vendors in-regards to product evaluation, procurement, and operational support. Finally, the team will periodically interface with business partners in-regards to general inquiries about compute, servers, virtual, and cloud based systems.
Manage day-to-day Windows Server, Virtual Server, Cloud Compute operations such as server builds, server decommissioning, operations and automation, and performance troubleshooting
Recommend and implement best practices for server hardware and Windows operating system to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
Work with other support Teams to troubleshoot and resolve server and operating system related issues
Perform hardware and software maintenance and monitoring
Install, configure and support new hardware/software and cloud based solutions that support the compute environment
Provides planning, strategy, and day-to-day operational services to ensure that the Microsoft SQL databases are protected against data loss, damage, and security breaches.
Design, implement, and maintain server monitoring and patching solutions and procedures
Monitor and manage server performance and capacity relative to cpu, memory, and storage utilization
Provide on-call support for server infrastructure and operating systems
Active Directory and DNS management for Vantage Oncology
Nagios Server Monitoring of Vantage Oncology computing assets
Provide technical support for the Citrix computing environment
Provide Web Server Management using Microsoft IIS technologies
Manage Web Certificates and Renewals for Vantage hosted websites
Provide load balancer support using Citrix Netscaler, AZURE load balancer, and AZURE Traffic Manager technologies
Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.
Develops documentation on new or existing systems.
Provide research, recommendations and solutions for redundancy, availability, scalability, and performance improvement.
Must be able to clearly identify, analyze and resolve root causes of production level issues to make practical suggestions with proof-based technical reasoning.
Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as required.
Identify, research, and develop Database process improvements and recommends them to management for implementation
Installation, configuration, upgrading and patching of all MSSQL instances.
Performance monitoring of all MSSQL instances to detect outages or availability issues.
Integrate with technical services, internal and external customers and vendors to design systems which meet the intended needs.
Manage and resolve performance and availability issues in alignment with established SLAs.
Establish and maintain sound backup, recovery and disaster recovery policies and procedures.
Typically has 7+ years relevant experience
Proficient in Windows Server and Operating Systems
Proficient in VMWare or other virtual server technologies
Proficient in MS AZURE or AWS virtual server or elastic compute services
Proficient in managing load balancing technologies which may include Citrix NetScaler, F5 Big IP, or AWS / AZURE cloud based load balancers
Basic networking and Active Directory skills including: TCP/IP protocol stack, network analysis tools DHCP, DNS, and Active Directory.
Proficient in system programing or scripting utilizing PowerShell, Python, Java, or other scripting languages
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Technology Certifications a plus
4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience. Bachelor degree preferred.
Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) – Normal office environment
Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc.) – Normal office environment requirements
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.
No agencies please.
Primary Location: United States-Texas-The Woodlands
Organization: McKesson Specialty Health
Job Type: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 22, 2018