Cardinal Health
Engineer, Software Engineering (North America Supply Chain, SAP APO)
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Dublin Map
Posted: 02/21/2020
Closing: 03/20/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
Job description

What Software Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health

Software Engineering is responsible for designing, developing, implementing and supporting applications, systems and IT products required to achieve the company's business objectives.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of software development techniques and fluency in software languages and application programming interfaces.
  • Demonstrates general understanding of hardware/software platforms including but not limited to operating systems, databases, application servers, web servers and integration technologies.
  • Plans and executes system implementations that ensure success and minimize risk of system outages or other negative production impacts.
  • Demonstrates conceptual knowledge of architecture standards and  database and operating systems.
  • Demonstrates problem solving ability that allows for effective and timely resolution of system issues including but not limited to production outages.
  • Analyzes production system operations using tools such as monitoring, capacity analysis and outage root cause analysis to identify and drive change that ensures continuous improvement in system stability and performance.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of software development, life cycle, modeling of business processes, application design patterns, business/functional documents. Estimates to high level business requirements and provide options analysis.

Accountabilities in this role

  • Provide functional support to the North American Supply Chain landscape, focusing on inventory planning in APO.
  • Works with business on requirements gathering and designs solutions per the standards
  • Conduct Development to support knowledge transitions into Advanced Planning & Optimization (APO SCM).
  • Lead onsite and offshore team in day to day activities concerning the IT support
  • Responsible for client communication and analyze the requirements for future releases
  • Research day to day issues and instruct the offshore/onsite teams for timely resolution
  • Perform root cause analysis on issues


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science, Business or related field or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years working in inventory planning systems (APO, IBP, etc)
  • Experience SAP ERP (ECC & S4) materials management module.
  • Knowledge of SAP IBP (Integrated Business Planning) with focus in Demand, Inventory, S&OP and Control tower modules preferred
  • SQL knowledge preferred
  • HCI (Hana Cloud Integration) knowledge preferred
  • Experience in writing business cases for funding requests on a medium to large scale SAP projects
  • At least 1 full life cycle implementation using ASAP methodology
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Proficient PC skills; including working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Good understanding and implementation of industry and SAP best practices

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Engineer, Software Engineering (North America Supply Chain, SAP APO)