Manager, Software & Information Platforms

What Software & Information Platforms contributes to Cardinal Health

Information Technology oversees the effective development, delivery, and operation of computing and information services. This function anticipates, plans, and delivers Information Technology solutions and strategies that enable operations and drive business value.

Software & Information Platforms manages the technical configuration, design, administration, development, implementation and support of application and information frameworks that the organization's application solutions utilize. This job family partners with Application Development & Maintenance teams and other Information Technology function teams to identify enhancements for platforms and long-term capabilities.


  • Significant interactions with pharmacy integration systems as well as 3rd party contract negotiations
  • Servant Leader responsible for managing/coaching agile software development teams in delivery of software products to market.
  • Partners with stakeholders and the development team to establish a product roadmap and ensures there is a shared understanding of product/business requirements.’
  • Partners with stakeholders to ensure the team is producing a solution that meets established standards, procedures and practices
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to aggressively address issues, risks and mitigation plans
  • Ensures that software development teams have the resources in place that they need to deliver software products.
  • Work with team to estimate and size work, establishes and maintains a burn up against milestones.
  • Partners with stakeholders to establish and manage expectations around milestones and schedule.  
  • Provide coaching on the adoption and improvement of agile/lean management and engineering practices on teams.
  • Encourage collaboration and proactively seek opportunities to improve collaboration
  • Tracks and ensures visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the Iteration and release
  • Assists with internal and external communication by transparently radiating information, especially relative to historical team metrics, progress towards Iteration and release goals, and team capacity
  • Optimizes, increases and sustains throughput, ensuring prioritization of work by value and risk
  • Is collaborative in driving decisions and team behavior, guarding against making decisions and assignments for the team and instead creates and environment where teams have the context needed to make the best decision
  • Ensures iteration-based meetings are effectively facilitated, the outcomes are achieved and their cadence is maintained
  • Assists team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and tasking
  • Proactively identifies and removes blockers, limits work in progress and prevents distractions
  • Facilitates frequent retrospectives, sharing metrics to identify and implement improvements
  • Coordinates release and sprint planning.
  • Assists team members with career management and human resources issues.
  • Coaches and manages individual performance of team members.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development.


  • 8-12 years of experience, preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, front line supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peers, customers, and suppliers at various management levels; may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involve resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Anticipated salary range: $119,800 –$179,655

Bonus eligible: Yes

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 07/24/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The salary range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.


Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.