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VP, Infrastructure Engineering

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McKesson
Location
Irving, Texas, United States
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McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

The Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering will be a strategic hire to drive McKesson infrastructure transformation, enabling and standing up new architectures and building a modern network that maximizes our capabilities and improves our performance reflecting a strategic priority for McKesson and a key pillar for its technology strategy

Reporting to the SVP and Chief Technology Officer for Engineering, Infrastructure and Operations, the Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering will be a strategic hire to drive McKesson infrastructure transformation, enabling and standing up new architectures and building a modern network that maximizes our capabilities and improves our performance reflecting a strategic priority for McKesson and a key pillar for its technology strategy

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the vision, design, strategy, and implementation of an enterprise network infrastructure and supporting security technologies including WAN/LAN/WLAN, Cellular, Contact Center, Telecom, firewalls, servers.
  • Develop integrated engineering processes and standards to support our business initiatives.
  • Lead the engineering, building and delivery of a modern infrastructure platform addressing aged legacy systems, communications and telecom solutions
  • stays relevant with new technologies and identifies needs/priorities based on the business and McKesson Technology strategy
  • Build strong partnerships with external entities and operational partners supporting key services for McKesson
  • Deep expertise managing the technology investment portfolio, balancing modernization with addressing tech debt
  • Drive Operational Excellence standards and metrics aligned to McKesson Technology goals and scorecards
  • Facilitate agile ways of working across projects and functions while delivering value to our business
  • Collaborate across all levels of the organization to ensure our architecture and engineering efforts reflect customer needs, can be successfully executed, and align with corporate strategy and focus areas.
  • Consistently seeking out and providing open and candid feedback in the spirit of facilitating growth and improvement; conducting performance conversations on a quarterly basis (at a minimum)

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Typically requires 10+ years of business-related experience
  • 5+ years of direct work-related experience in Network and Voice Engineering space with a Fortune50 company, leadership, planning, communication, organization, and people motivation skills, or equivalent experience
  • Experience leading large transformations and addressing cultural change

Critical Skills

  • Thoughtful and action-oriented approach to advancing transformational initiatives appropriately tempered by pragmatic judgment.
  • Professionalism and commitment to consistently high-quality, thorough work. Ability to efficiently work autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team, as well as with a range of external stakeholders. Results-oriented project leadership skills.
  • Ability to work and contribute in a fast-paced, high velocity business environment, to think strategically and develop solutions that can be implemented to attain desired results. Ability to break down barriers and drive for results.
  • Champion of culture, change management, and innovation.
  • Demonstrated strong analytic and research skills.
  • Experience in prioritizing work plan objectives and maintaining focus on the most important enterprise-wide goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure.
  • Self-motivated work ethic; demonstrating sound judgment, initiative, and an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency and accountability to team.
  • Must demonstrate strong executive presence and interpersonal skills.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of enterprise network infrastructure and supporting security technologies including WAN/LAN/WLAN, Cellular, Contact Center, Telecom, firewalls,and servers.
  • Skills in architectural design and planning
  • Deep financial acumen: budgeting, cost/benefit analyses and budget reviews
  • Experience with data center service providers in a managed service and or colocation arrangement
  • Experience with large enterprise transformation and movement to the public cloud
  • Knowledge of SD-Wan design, zero trust networks, edge computing and data center mgmt
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry is desirable
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Proven stakeholder management skills, credibility to executive officer levels
  • Proven people influencer/developer in virtualized teams
  • Ability to make complex concepts simple
  • Data-driven decision maker

Education

  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

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.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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