Omnicell Careers


Inspired by Care

Since 1992, Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) has been inspired to create safer and more efficient ways to manage medications and supplies across all care settings. As a leader in medication and supply dispensing automation, central pharmacy automation, IV robotics, analytics software, and medication adherence and packaging systems, Omnicell is focused on improving care across the entire healthcare continuum—from the acute care hospital setting, to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, to the patient’s home.

Over 4,000 customers worldwide use Omnicell® automation and analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence and improve patient safety.

Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence solutions, used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom, are designed to improve patient adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions.

Recent Omnicell acquisitions, including Ateb, add distinct capabilities, particularly in central pharmacy, IV robotics, and pharmacy software, creating the broadest medication management product portfolio in the industry.

Field Engineer



Field Engineer:

The Field Engineer (FE) plays a crucial role in the installation of the Omnicell System.  After the sale of a system is complete, the FE works closely with the Implementation Team to complete the installation of Omnicell hardware and software.  The primary territory covers the Mid-West, South West and Western portion of the U.S. including Alaska, Hawaii and Western Canada. This position involves heavy travel – generally 4+ days each week and is based out of a home office. 


  • Install, upgrade, configure and support Omnicell hardware and software remotely or onsite
  • Assist Interface Engineers with installation, upgrading, configuring and testing interfaces with Hospital systems
  • Assist Implementation Managers with technical support during pre-implementation and installation
  • Assist Sales and Marketing personnel with product trial evaluations and/or trade shows
  • Troubleshoots hardware, software, interface and communication problems and coordinates the tasks necessary to solve them.
  • Assists the implementation team in the generation of all necessary reports and tracking systems.
  • Communicate with Implementation Manager, the account and appropriate personnel about project status, milestones and problems and assist whenever needed to ensure compliance and follow-thru. 
  • Able to perform disaster recovery procedures / troubleshoot upgrades and migrations
  • Able to manage multiple requests at one time (multi-task)
  • Manages their schedules to complete all assigned requests

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Office Software: Excel, Outlook, Visio, Word
  • Storage: RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 (1+0); IDE/SATA/SCSI
  • Understanding of Network Standards/Protocols such as IEEE 802.1, 801.2, 802.3, 802.11, TCP/IP, SMB/CIFS, Telnet, FTP, SFTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, DNS
  • Security software such as McAfee Virus Scan 7.x - 8.x, as well as other antivirus software (standalone or centralized, e.g. Symantec Endpoint) and Firewalls.
  • Possess the ability to work independently with little direction; must be a motivated self-starter.
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner to customers, project leads, and management on ongoing projects.

Basic Requirements:

  • High School degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in computer hardware and/or software installation
  • Work experience with Windows Operating Systems such as Windows XP, Windows7, Windows Server 2003 / 2008 / 2012
  • Hardware experience with one of more of the following PCB’s, Peripheral installation (PCI Modems, Wireless Adapters), Hard Drives

Preferred Requirements:

  • AT/BS degrees in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electronics or Engineering
  • Windows Components: Active Directory, Group Policy, IIS, MSMQ, NT Backup, Terminal Services, Scheduled Tasks, Windows Firewall
  • Relational databases: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012
  • Programming/Scripting knowledge (e.g. .NET, CMD, WSH)
  • Understanding of HL7 standards
  • SQL database management skills (backup/restore/run queries)
  • Advanced Microsoft troubleshooting skills (using regedit, log files, and command prompt networking utilities)
  • Certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft or Novell (e.g. A+, Network+, MCP, MCSE/A)
  • AT/BS degrees in Information Technology, Computer Science, Electronics or Engineering

Work Conditions:

  • The ability to travel and be on call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Field operation base

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Omnicell will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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