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Lead IT Architect, SAP Vistex

Irving, Texas Job ID JR0097711 Category IT Architecture Post Date Nov. 15, 2023

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

Current Need

We are recruiting for a Lead IT Architect, Incentives Solutions to join our team.

Las Colinas is preferred. Will consider other MT, Business Unit Hubs or Remote for qualified candidates

Job Description

The Lead IT Architect in the Incentives will set architectural vision for Buy Side/Sell Side Rebates related solutions and integrations, as well as oversee development delivery​. This role serves as the IT Architect for the technical resources required to lead, plan, direct and control activities for operationally excellent SAP Vistex platforms and Cloud native applications in the Incentives space​. The Architect will enable key business relationships within the Finance community​ and participate in crafting the long-term vision for McK’s Incentives landscape.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Designs and help implement the Solutions for Buy Side/Sell Side Rebates related solutions for PSAS and MMS using SAP Vistex

  • Influences decision making with finance business partners to improve the financial results of the business ​

  • Develops business cases and models benefits​

  • Understands the ERP landscape and sets priorities that will reduce complexity and encourage standardization​

  • Identifies areas for continuous improvement of ongoing processes and develops revised toolkits accordingly​

  • Demonstrates professional decorum and discretion required with confidential topics

  • Defines and ensures success metrics and sustainability roadmap

  • Lead the work involved in evaluating, selecting, designing, and implementing new features and systems for Buy Side and Sell side Rebates.​

  • Improve internal MT processes related to efficiently creating user capabilities and systems meeting finance and accounting business needs. ​

  • Lead the work involved in evaluating, selecting, designing, and implementing new systems.

  • Improve internal MT processes related to efficiently creating user capabilities and systems meeting finance and accounting business needs.

  • Manage relationships with a variety of finance leaders that rely on the Incentives solutions involving 2 large SAP Vistex systems, JD Edwards System.​

  • Work with the managers of other areas to create long-term plans that align with corporate strategy.​

Minimum Requirements

Typically requires 10+ years of relevant experience.

Critical Skills

  • 10+ years of extensive hands on experience with SAP, Vistex system

  • 5+ years’ experience of professional experience in Buy Side and Sell side Rebates in a large matrix organization

  • 5+ years’ experience in a role as an Architect of a large enterprise system in the Buy Side and Sell side Rebates space

  • Multiple life cycle implementations or key experience with upgrades of large ERP platforms.​

  • Good knowledge of application and infrastructure security control mechanisms​

  • Previous experience delivering high-quality, reliable technology services 

  • Experience ensuring reliability of existing platforms while delivering enhancements to new business problems 

Additional Experience

  • Ability to rapidly learn and if required evaluate a new tool or technology 

  • Strong technical aptitude

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills 

  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience 

  • Be an innovative thinker 

  • Must have a strong customer and quality focus 

  • Have been successful in working across organizational boundaries, bringing together people with diverse perspectives and experience to find solutions to complex technical issues 


  • Degree or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • General Office environment

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$140,400 - $234,000

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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