McKesson Cloud Engineer in Munster, Ireland

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.

Current Need –

We are seeking a Cloud Automation Engineer (1) to move workloads from physical and virtual environments to our public and private cloud offerings to advance our cloud modernization and (2) develop automation for our cloud solutions to improve deployment, support, and optimization. Working with our business customers to gather requirements and implement cloud based solutions to support business needs.

Position Description –

Responsible for assisting with workload migrations to public and private clouds by using replication technologies, configuration management, scripting/programming, and interaction with self-service tools. In addition, the role will require continued knowledge growth in cloud technologies to be used in implementation of technical business solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Migrating virtual environments (to a VMwareprivate cloud, VMWare to public)

  • Scripting and automation to move workloadsand improve operations and support

  • Deploying cloud resources through the useof code/scripts.

  • Helping with the build of container solutionswhich can be deployed to cloud environments

  • Linux and Windows OS administration andconfiguration

  • Requesting firewall configurations and configuringnetwork segmentation

  • Converting of physical to virtual machines

  • Provisioning and configuration of IaaSresources

  • Gathering system requirements

  • Installing/Configuring needed agents

  • Setup of highly available scalablesolutions leveraging geographically available resources

  • Absorb and implement new technical cloudsolutions

  • Help with PaaS deployments as needed

MinimumRequirements –

4 years of specific knowledge-based, content or product applications engineering experience

Critical Skills

  • OS administration experience, both Linuxand Windows

  • Automation scripting /programming/development (i.e., Python, PowerShell, other)

  • Working understanding of networking

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Public Cloud experience (preferablyMicrosoft Azure)

  • Private Cloudexperience (preferably VMWare/vRA/vRO/vROPS)

  • Experience withnetworking (firewalls, routing, load balancing)

  • Experience with configurationmanagement (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.)

  • Experience withmonitoring solutions

  • Experiencesupporting software applications

  • Agile methodologiesand framework


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

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Cloud Engineer

Location: Ireland-Munster-Cork

Requisition ID: 18006556