Job Number: 20017318

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 7-22-2017

Job Title: Supervisor Java Platform Services

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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.


  • Supervise and provide guidance to team responsible for design, development and solution delivery on projects involving Java Platform Technologies.
  • Day to day leadership, oversight of a diverse technical team composed of employees and contract staff.
  • Responsible for team forecast, provide estimates for project, release activities. Actively participate and manage project, release planning & build activities.
  • Responsible for tracking, governing development best practices, standards. Ensures the governance processes are strictly followed on project delivery.
  • Effectively listens, Escalates issues to Management, Project stakeholders timely. Provides recommendations keeping in consideration the risk, impact to the Project(s) and Enterprise.
  • Partners with peer teams and spearheads efforts that enable efficiency, speed and agility on processes and technology (Dev Ops, Continuous Integration, Test Automation).
  • Work with IT clients, Project Teams, Functional Partners and Development staff in bridging gaps with communications on process adherence, technical issues and development standards.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to team of SME’s from technical and individual career development.
  • Provide support on operational issues with critical Incidents, issue resolution, and RCA.


  • Provides direction in creation of development plans and succession planning
  • Sets priorities and goals; understands challenges of the team and peers
  • Objective when accessing talent; advocates high performance; puts the right people in place; leads by example.
  • Builds strong relationships across functions and businesses.
  • Explains difficult issues to reach shared understanding and build alignment across function and businesses.
  • Earns respects; shows decisiveness with sound judgment; provides clear direction; motivates and delegates effectively
  • Foster environment of innovation and reasonable risk taking; is open to new ideas; listens actively; shares success with the team


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years of experience in IT development or related experience.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of software development processes and supporting tools (DevOps, Agile).
  • Prior working experience or background as Administrator with Middleware Platform Technologies is a plus – Websphere, Tomcat, JBoss, PCF, Oracle Weblogic.
  • Relationship building skills and prior experience working in a matrix organization.
  • Provides guidance, mentor other engineers in the team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and team collaboration skills.

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.

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering