Systems Engineer (2nd Shift) at McKesson Corporation in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Type: Full time

Job Description:

McKesson Corp is a Fortune 7 company and is one of the largest providers of medicines, pharmaceutical supplies and health information technology (IT) products and services in the United States with revenues of $208.4 billion in 2018. The company was founded in 1833 by John McKesson and Charles Olcott in New York with a focus on importing and wholesaling pharmaceutical products. United by our ICARE values, McKesson's 78,000 employees work together every day to make better care possible for patients around the globe.

Current Need
We are recruiting for a Systems Engineer to join our team at our Aurora, IL distribution center. The hours for this position are 4 PM - 1 AM, Sunday through Thursday.

Position Description
This position is responsible for the system administration, technical support, uptime, and continuous improvement of several integrated systems that control and automate that pharmaceutical distribution center fulfillment process. Strong verbal and written communication, demonstrated analytical and technical problem-solving skills, and the ability to work autonomously and in a team environment are essential to be successful in this role. Previous experience being a self-starter and exercising sound judgment in high pressure situations is required.

A typical week is Sunday-Thursday and a typical day starts at 4pm and ends at 1am.

Travel up to 20 - 25% is required for meetings, training, and projects. Onsite support will be provided to the Chicagoland Distribution Center and remote support will be provided to a global network of distribution centers. Willingness to work flexible shifts and scheduling including nights, weekends, and holidays. Additionally, rotate 24x7 on-call duties with members of team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • System checks including walking, standing, and climbing stairs to perform physical observations of conveyor flow, system monitoring, etc.
  • Support calls, troubleshooting problems, and end user engagement
  • Tracking deliverable status, attending virtual and face-to-face meetings, providing project updates, and individual development

Minimum Requirements
Degree or equivalent and typically requires 4+ years of relevant experience.

Critical Skills
  • Expertise in one or more areas of IT such as Microsoft administration, virtual computing administration, or networking administration
  • Experience with setup and configuration of server and desktop hardware
  • Efficient and effective troubleshooting skills in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to perform detailed root cause analysis
  • Understanding of networking concepts such as DNS, DHCP, HTTP, OSI Model, TCP/IP protocols and client-server applications
  • Strong troubleshooting skills of integrated multi-tiered systems and applications
  • Solid understanding of relational databases and connectivity protocols
  • Proven skills in PC repair, troubleshooting, deployment, and decommissioning
  • Use of basic tools such as screw drivers, wrenches, ratchets, sockets
  • Lift, unbox, rack servers, mount PCs and peripherals, perform cable management
  • Observation or troubleshooting of devices above ground level from a lift

Additional Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (in person and via phone/radio) with peers, internal customers, management, contractors and vendors.
  • Microsoft MCSE, Active Directory
  • Advanced virtualization systems administration skills, VCP or equivalent
  • Linux+, Network+, Server+ certification or equivalent
  • PLC Knowledge and support
  • Experience with warehouse control systems, material handling systems, automation systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of cyber security threats, vulnerabilities and mitigation tactics
  • Basic understanding of distribution and fulfillment processes
  • Ability to explain complex IT concepts in simple terms
  • Ability to manage high priority projects
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles
  • Proven ability to work successfully with limited supervision

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements
Ability to stand/walk for 8-10 hours per day

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
We take pride in our culture of connection and believe in a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic self. We welcome and encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities and others with diverse perspectives to join our growing team. Your unique perspective and experience are valuable assets that can translate into a rewarding career path with us. Apply to join our team and help shape the future of healthcare!

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.

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