eCommerce Architect at McKesson

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Irving, Texas

Job Description:

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve - we care.

What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow's health today, we want to hear from you.

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

The Lead Solution Architect spearheads the definition of architecture principles, steering technology decisions, and ensuring their harmony with business objectives. With a robust background in eCommerce platforms, you'll drive the conception and execution of cutting-edge, scalable solutions for our organization. Your leadership extends to guiding a team of architects and engineers and fostering close collaboration with stakeholders, ensuring the delivery of solutions that harness the forefront of technology and industry best practices.


  • Define and communicate the strategic architecture vision, principles, and standards to align with business goals, emphasizing eCommerce requirements.

  • Lead the design and architecture of complex software solutions, considering scalability, reliability, security, and performance, while integrating robust eCommerce capabilities.

  • Evaluate emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks to drive innovation and improvement within our tech stack.

  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders, product owners, developers, and other architects to understand requirements, prioritize initiatives, and drive consensus on technical solutions, incorporating needs.

  • Provide expertise and guidance on full-stack solutions leveraged in the eCommerce space.

  • Identify potential risks and technical debt in the architecture and propose mitigation strategies to ensure long-term maintainability and scalability.

  • Mentor and coach junior architects and developers, fostering a culture of learning, collaboration, and innovation in eCommerce-driven architecture design and implementation.

  • Establish governance processes to ensure compliance with architectural principles and standards.

Minimum Requirements

Typically requires 10+ years of relevant experience

Critical Skills

  • Experience in software architecture, with a focus on enterprise-scale solutions and a background in eCommerce.

  • Proven experience leading architecture design and implementation efforts, with a track record of delivering successful projects on time and within budget.

  • Proficiency in Java and Spring frameworks

  • Expertise in designing scalable, highly available systems

  • Experience with distributed systems, micro-services architecture, and container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes

  • Experience with message brokers like Kafka and streaming data processing platforms

  • Experience working in agile environments and familiarity with agile methodologies.

  • Experience in managing and working with distributed team members.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, particularly in eCommerce contexts.

  • Knowledge of and experience in the Healthcare industry is a plus.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with respect to documentation.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication competency.

  • Excellent critical thinking and diagnostic aptitude.

  • High capacity to manage multiple priorities.

  • Exhibit a strong sense of urgency and ownership for task/project completion.

  • Strong leadership skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner.

  • Desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (or equivalent experience).

We are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson as part of our Total Rewards. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$145,700 - $242,900

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

McKesson provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age or genetic information. For additional information on McKesson's full Equal Employment Opportunity policies, visit our Equal Employment Opportunity page.

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