McKesson System Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. RelayHealth Pharmacy is a key component of this strategy and expertise; enabling the trusted exchange of clinical, financial and administrative information between patients, providers, payers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers and government agencies. The net result helps provide: improved care, faster access, lower costs and enhanced bottom lines.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining RelayHealth Pharmacy you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. 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. 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

Position Description

Responsible for Patch Management and Vulnerability Remediation of RelayHealth servers. Manages Lifecycle Management of products used within our application infrastructure. Monitors product application for performance and health and responds to product application support issues. Analyzes and troubleshoots problems with software applications to identify problem area(s) and recommend corrective action.

The position of Systems Application Administrator provides support for RelayHealth products operating in multiple client/server environments such as Windows Server, UNIX/Linux, primarily Microsoft SQL and Oracle database systems. Solutions are highly complex and considered mission-critical in the healthcare industry.

Required demonstrable experience in all areas in previous work history:

  • Manage and maintain Patch Management process.

  • Research and resolve detected vulnerabilities and automateremediation where possible.

  • Work with resources on other teams as appropriate.

  • Manage lifecycle of infrastructure and software.

  • Master corporate best practices and supported methodologies forall job functions.

  • Troubleshooting processes methodically and logically to fullyresolve issues.

  • Create custom application monitors and configure monitoringsolutions.

  • Contribute to the knowledge base by adding and supplementingentries.

  • Report on individual performance metrics or success factors asrequested.

Minimum Requirements

4 years experience in network systems administration

Critical Skills

  • Understanding of Windows Server System architecture

  • Working knowledge of Patch Management

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and demonstrate time management skills

  • Flexible schedule to allow for after business hours work

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work on a team as well as independently

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Healthcare industry experience a plus

  • PowerShell experience is highly desired (or equivalent/otherprogramming language)


4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

Benefits & Company Statement

We believe you should be rewarded for the important work you do. For that reason, you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package when you join our team.

It starts with you. That's a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. 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. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we're helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation, you'll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.

At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Agency Statement

No agencies please

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Rx Tech Solutions

Title: System Administrator

Location: Georgia-Atlanta

Requisition ID: 18003073