Cardinal Health
Senior Engineer, Software Engineering (Technical Lead, Data & Analytics)
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Dublin Map
Posted: 11/19/2019
Closing: 12/18/2019
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


  • Support and expand the Data & Analytics platforms that process, store, organize the data critical for Medical Segment reporting and analytics.

    Drive cloud-native technical strategy as tools, products, and business needs evolve (in AWS but with an eye toward GCP).
  • Define and build a best-in-class Cloud-native Data & Analytics Run organization, understanding the need to implement monitoring, alerting, and automation to ensure our data movement and data organization processes meet SLA goals.
  • Define and execute cloud-native standards, design reviews, pipeline CI/CD process, and data container policies to ensure high quality data management
  • Define how Cloud Native and Serverless capabilities will apply to business needs and result in dependable business solutions
  • Ensure technical specifications are aligned with both business needs and technical design standards
  • Partner with other team members to ensure Fit Gap Analysis, Key Decision Documents and options analysis, and Functional Specifications for the solutions to be implemented are in line with technical direction
  • Partner with external consultants, solution providers, and managed services organizations to enable product/solution development as well as meeting documented standards
  • Interact with Project Managers from multiple organizations to track project progress, identify risks, communicate risks and status to leadership, and to assess potential impacts to the business.
  • Generate ideas and suggestions for process and technical improvements for platforms and processes supported by the team
  • Ensure platforms and tools meet or exceed data security standards, including internal and external audits performed
  • Provide technical expertise and support for problem resolution, including SRTs, RCAs, and related troubleshooting efforts
  • Willingness to become a techno-functional expert in the solutions being implemented.
  • Use strong verbal and written communication skills that non-technical business and end-users can understand.
  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of activities, while working multiple projects at a time, and providing solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new activities, including leading less skilled resources (CAH and external) toward problem and project resolution
  • Create and maintain logical and physical platform and landscape diagrams using best practices to ensure high data quality and reduced redundancy.
  • Develop best practices for solution and tool frameworks, leveraging standard naming conventions, scripting and coding practices to ensure consistency of data solution.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (i.e. Computer Science) or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in related field, including experience with specific tools in scope such as AWS cloud native platforms/tools including Redshift and Redshift Spectrum, AWS EMR, PySpark, Glue, Matillion, Attunity, S3, and Athena
  • Demonstrated expertise of database design and modeling
  • Expert knowledge of BI Reporting and Data Discovery tools
  • Experience with business critical applications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial implications of projects.
  • Experience on large-scale implementation programs preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level:

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts 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.

Senior Engineer, Software Engineering (Technical Lead, Data & Analytics)