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Location:Fair Lawn, NJ
Company:Express Scripts
First posted:April 06, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: REQ20006304



Individual will be key member of a technology team which has been commissioned to support and maintain technical systems providing scalability, reliability, supportable. Maintain security integrity while adhering to Business and IT performance and budgetary objectives. Provide guidance Best Practices for approved Technologies tools and solutions. 



  • Proficiencies with the installation, integration, tuning, and troubleshooting of mulit-vendor UNIX environments

  • Working knowledge and experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux, AIX, HP-UX/other platforms a plus

  • Working knowledge using UNIX performance tools such as sar, top, nmon, vmstat, iostat, etc

  • Working knowledge and understanding of Networking/Routing, firewalls, load balancer technologies, and other network concepts and appliances

  • Knowledge and understanding of Web and Middleware technologies is a plus such as Apache, TomCat, Mule, DataPower, XML Appliances, PEGA, Cognos, BroadVision, SOA, J2EE a plus

  • Detail oriented and experience working in a production environment using Change Control practices, creating and working under technical project plans and timelines

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

  • Work as part of a team to meet projects requirements and deadlines

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

  • Functions well in large-scale, complex, cross-functional / platform environment

  • Ability to share knowledge, in area of expertise

  • Participate in cross-functional teams that design, develop, & implement systems architecture and supporting infrastructure

  • Participate in cross-functional work groups to assess business needs, develop a systems architecture strategy, & implementation plans

  • Implement system architecture strategies

  • Write documentation describing systems design & architecture, logic and operational processes.

  • May develop user manuals & operating procedures

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • 5-8 years' experience in Information Technology

  • Problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other Departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions

  • Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple deadlines

  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines

  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions

  • Extremely process and detail oriented

  • Strong customer service focus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with health care or PBM industry very helpful

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines

  • Proficient with Red Hat Linux operating system - RHEL 5.11 to RHEL7.x

  • Proficient knowledge with VMware virtualization environments

  • Proficient with IBM AIX operating environments running AIX 5.3, AIX 6.1 and AIX 7.1

  • Proficient with IBM VIOS operating environments running VIOS 2.2.2.x and IBM Hardware

  • Familiarity with HPUX a plus

  • Required understanding of data network and SAN network topologies

  • Solid individual performance with ability to partner with others

  • Functions in complex environments with minimal direction

  • Works well through a self-directed effort

  • Shares knowledge in area of expertise

  • Ability to provide technical assistance to resolve unplanned outages / issues

  • Individual must be able to participate in the development, implementation and communication of the plan to ensure successful delivery of milestones and project is delivered on time and on budget

  • Work well with key internal and external clients to ensure that business needs are fully understood and limiting or eliminating business impact

  • Problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other department to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions




This expansive group is accountable for planning, building and driving core technology solutions and services across virtually every aspect of the business, including Infrastructure, Engineering, Operations, Architecture, Pharmacy Technology, Home Delivery, Specialty and IT Service Management. The following teams help comprise this ever-important group\:

  • IT Architecture & Innovation defines and drives the company's architecture strategy.

  • IT Engineering manages all engineering activities associated with the company's architecture and attendant technology.

  • IT Operations manages all the technology that supports the company's operational functions.


Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes.
Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the 'Most Admired Companies' in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.
Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation.
Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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