Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Description
As a Senior Advisor, Cloud Application Development with CVS Health, you will be leading a Product Team of 6-10 resources and work with the team to build high quality, usable products for customers and stakeholders. A firm understanding of Java development principles and agile methodologies is crucial for success in the role.

You will design efficient and user-friendly software products to advance and support business needs. To be successful in this role, it is important that you have a deep knowledge of various cloud infrastructure hardware and software such as Openstack, Azure, AWS, GCP as well as the underlying architecture for hyper-converged technologies and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

The expectation is that the person in this role can translate business needs into innovative solutions, can work closely with our business team and other key business partners to create a product vision, understand required use cases and capabilities, and translate these into technical requirements and design.

You will help educate both business and technology personnel on the agile process as well as lead products from discovery and framework-through iterative development and delivery while maintaining a user-centered approach in design perspective and practice.

Create a market-leading customer experience - Drive the definition, development and deployment of best-in-class capabilities that substantially enhance the consumer experience and address CVS’ strategic and financial objectives.

Collaborate with technical teams to drive execution – Partner with project teams, vendors, development, analytics, systems specialists, and other technical resources in this hands-on role driving products from inception to implementation

Build and communicate the vision - This role will have high level exposure to leadership and require superior communication and presentation skills to deliver insights to stakeholders and team members, including executives.

Required Qualifications
• 8+ years of experience in Java development - strong understanding of APIs and microservices-based architecture is a must
• 3+ years of experience working with enterprise solution delivery in a large-scale distributed software design environment, preferably in a J2EE development environment with strong leadership experience
• 3+ years of experience working in an Agile based development environment, using Agile concepts such as CI/CD, TDD, etc.
• 2+ years in application development on cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, or GCP)
• 2+ years of experience with SQL and no-SQL databases
• 2+ years of Scrum and/or eXtreme programming (XP) experience
• Experience working with technologies that work as glue between modern apps and legacy infrastructure leveraging streaming platforms like Kafka

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in product development/management within a digital setting (ideally using agile development methods).
• Experience taking on end-to-end product ownership and successfully delivering results in a dynamic and complex environment.
• Experience in project management including managing multiple projects in various phases and balancing strategic thinking with tactical execution tasks.
• Experience using quantitative skills with the ability to link product design and features to strategic objectives while using hard data and metrics to substantiate assumptions and recommendations.
• Experience with AI and machine learning
• Experience with front end development including AngularJS, Angular2, or Angular4 preferred

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information systems, or equivalent required. 1 year of additional experience required for every year of college degree not obtained in addition to required years of experience.

• Masters degree is desirable.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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