McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.
At McKesson Canada, you'll 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 looking for a Lead Network Systems Engineer to join our Network Engineering team. The ideal candidate is highly analytical and able to use their advanced skills to enhance the Network Engineering team's primary objective in crafting resilient, sophisticated, modern, and cost-effective network solutions that serve McKesson's critical businesses and customers. All network solutions are tested and documented prior to deployment and support by McKesson partners. Collaborative and customer centric skills are critical in continuing the Network Engineering team's trusted advisor brand, for the benefit of McKesson's customers and supporting business units.
Architect, design, and plan enterprise networks that leverage SDx architectures and principles to deliver solutions that meet business requirements. Vendors in common use are Cisco (including Viptela and Meraki), F5, Aruba, Extreme (Motorola), InfoBlox, and Palo Alto
Must have strong technical acumen and be capable of translating this to business unit level executives, and CTO leadership team.
Contribute heavily to technical design patterns, principles and architectures
Familiarity with public cloud networking constructs (GCP, Azure, AWS)
Experience interpreting analytical tools as an aid for enhancing network designs
Provide as-required after-hours network escalation support in a last-tier capacity
Analyze complex environments, develop, and evangelize solutions that meet diverse requirements
Provide strong customer service and facilitate collaboration between project teams and IT partners
Mentor technical staff and co-workers, growing the team's talent depth
Work closely with other technology teams and McKesson's operations and delivery partners to ensure the network is well designed and executed in a holistic manner
Attend planning meetings and work closely with application development teams and senior level leaders.
10+ years' experience of professional experience in related IT field.
Advanced experience architecting and troubleshooting complex networks
CCIE - written or in process
Minimum of 10 years' experience in network services, other IT, and/or technical network management
Understand human behavior and how employees, customers and business partners will likely react in a crisis situation.
Experience in deeply detailed and complex planning, designing of network systems and supporting technologies.
Automation and scripting knowledge and application of these technologies to a software defined network
Strong management skills planning, organizing, leading, and measuring service driven teams
Strong interpersonal and communications skills to build/ maintain ongoing business relationships
Ability to exercise and mentor others on good professional judgment and security-related ethics
Ensuring team delivers an always on, always available mindset commensurate with a global corporate
Experience in financial management required to support a global network, vended expenses, and 3rd party partnerships.
Knowledge of the healthcare, distribution, or software industries is a plus
Strong technical aptitude and experience with a wide variety of technologies
Ability to rapidly learn and if required evaluate a new tools or technology
Have been successful in working across organizational boundaries, bringing together people with diverse perspectives and experience to find solutions to complex technical issues
Degree, certification(s) or equivalent experience.
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About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.