McKesson IT intern - Programmer in Quebec, Canada

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.

Job Summary

Participate in the development and modification of systems, new application development or changerequests and support existing applications.

Specific Responsibilities

Specific duties generally include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Be assigned to design and programming activities.

  2. Provide Level 3 Web Support

  3. Be proactive and provide status of accomplished effort, estimates of remaining effort, and issues impacting progress.

  4. Participate in the testing, and document the test results

  5. Suggest solutions and document the issues and code fixes (tickets and others).

General Responsibilities

  1. Fully qualified to execute the functions related to job/role; work independently on most specs of work.

  2. Work under general supervision.

  3. Seeks and provides candid and timely feedback; shares information in an open manner; fosters teamwork and innovation by involving others in problem solving, decision-making and creative thinking.

  4. Ensures that commitments toward internal and external customers are met in a timely and cost-effective manner; solicits feedback from customers to identify opportunities to improve products and/or services; resolves minor conflicts, and involves others in conflict or problem resolution.

  5. Demonstrates the necessary level of autonomy and decision-making to deliver on accountabilities of job/role; seeks approval from others on matters out of job/role scope; makes decisions regarding work and development of project team members when required.

  6. Develops internal and external relationships, with emphasis on those that facilitate the achievement of job/role accountabilities, such as relationships with key suppliers, customers and internal service providers.

  7. Ensures to respect and adhere to company policies and procedures.

  8. Ensures to sustain job performance standards and objectives set through the progress and appraisal guidelines.

General Qualifications

  1. Currently studying for Bachelor or DEC degree in Information Technology

  2. Ability to work in a team

  3. Good written and oral communication skills in both French and English

  4. Organized, methodical with rigorous work approach

  5. Ability to work efficiently under pressure

  6. Ability to work autonomously

Skill qualifications (technical)

  • Experience with Java/J2EE

  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, JSP, and GUI Design

  • Experience in Object Oriented Development

  • Experience with SQL

  • Experience with communication models (HTTP, HTTPS, JMS, FTP)

  • Knowledge of Unix

  • Knowledge of the Eclipse EDI (asset)

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.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: College/Intern

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: IT intern - Programmer

Location: Canada-Quebec-Saint-Laurent

Requisition ID: 18005160