Irving, Texas

Job Description
Be a key member of the Enterprise Analytics Group. Work with a variety of business partners from across the enterprise to both support the development of innovative programs to improve patient outcomes as well as reduce cost and improve efficiency across CVS.

Primarily responsible for developing machine learning and other advanced models that drive business outcomes across CVS.

CVS Health’s Data Strategy – Sr. Advisor - Solution Strategist will be responsible for accelerating the pace of innovation at CVS Health with high-impact actionable analysis and reporting.

The Sr. Advisor is a key role in the organization. This Individual will be responsible for planning and executing high impactful projects that lead to actionable insight generation through big data advanced analytics like predictive analytics and machine learning. Will lead large cross functional initiative and partner with product and project management teams, solution architects, business and various other stake holders.

The Sr. Advisor will drive data engineering initiatives that includes but not limited to gathering/compiling, synthesizing data needs from different stake holders, analyze source systems like CVS dispensing system, patient data repositories, SFDC, Teradata data warehouse, insurance etc. and lead/actively participate building conformed scalable data layer and product layer that will support multitude of products.

Sr. Advisor will collaborate with various teams and business partners and plan key deliverables, timeline and present overall data strategy, infer business needs and guide the technical teams to align with proposed data strategy. He may also play the Technical Project/Program Owner i.e. Overall Technical Lead for the initiative.

Candidate should have the aptitude to understand new functional areas within healthcare domain, interact with both business and technical teams, strategize and present solutions to solve real business problems. Position requires strong health care knowledge, experience in data processing/analytics area and excellent communications and coordination/follow through skills.

Utilize your technical and management skills to make a direct impact on the health of the people we serve. Join CVS Health, a Fortune 7 company.

As a Senior Advisor for Data Engineering and Strategy specifically, you will collaborate with Business, Analytics Leaders, Architecture and IT teams, use the latest data and cloud technology, to help lead and deliver our UDP to GCP Data and Application migration components.

You will be laying down over all data strategy for the initiative. Additionally, work with delivery teams to build the data layer to support reporting/dash boarding and high end analytics. You will provide leadership and guidance on critical initiatives and will manage the relationship between IT and business owners to ensure that the IT department is proactively identifying and providing strategic opportunities to advance the business goals of the area through technology.

1. Collect, analyze, and synthesize complex information from disparate sources into a single reporting view/data layer using SQL or similar tools. Summarize results and present findings to our non-analytic audiences
2. Conduct analyses of data, ranging from descriptive ad-hoc analyses to in-depth investigations of healthcare utilization trends/outcomes and prepare data summarization presentation for review by leadership team and key stakeholders
4. Ensure proper maintenance and centralized storage of key project documentation including business requirements, technical specifications, design documents, test plans, etc.
5. Construct and deliver written reports of analytic findings in a variety of formats (reports, PPT, including visualization of data and findings), formulate recommendations, and effectively present results to stakeholders
6. Lead discussions on data ingestion standardization, data conformance/quality and audit balance control
7. Design/model as applicable the data conformance, consumption, delivery and semantic layer, test, validate and present to analytical, reporting and other consumption teams.
8. Design/develop data security model, views, tables for specific business use cases.
9. Build innovative, scalable, parameterized, efficient solutions around data
10. Work with Data Governance, Data Stewards and other stake holders, seek required approvals on solutions.
11. Provide architecture and solutioning help in large scale distributed systems, especially those involving Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL databases and analytical programming languages (Python/R).
12. Provide detailed estimations with assumptions to implement the solutions. Present solutions/approach, estimations etc. to leadership and steering committee.
13. Document and lead design reviews, provide inputs to the design changes.
14. Contribute during the design workshops on Hadoop based data management and job flows
15. Manage customer expectations through effective communication of timely status updates.
16. Take ownership of own work as well as teams and be accountable for the quality of work done.
17. Work with PMO, Business and IT stake holders on multiple projects/programs and large initiatives
18. Explore new technologies in the big data and cloud domain.
19. Make analytics faster, more insightful, and more efficient
20. Build and maintaining a next-generation Analytics Data Layer for PBM and HCB Products
21. Design highly scalable and extensible data platform including but not limited to RDBMS / Big Data / Cloud which enables industrializing collection, storage, modeling, and analysis of massive data sets from heterogeneous channels
22. Bring a DevOps mindset to enable data and batch/real-time analytical solutions that leverage emerging technologies
23. Develop prototypes and proof of concepts for these elected solutions, and implement complex data engineering projects
24. Apply an analytic mindset to a focus on collecting, parsing, managing, and automating data feedback loops in support of business innovation
25. Manage and addressing operational data issues by establishing workarounds and/or bringing in cross functional teams to solve the issues in timely manner.

Required Qualifications
• At least 12 years of hands-on experience in architecture, design or development of enterprise applications and integration
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a professional IT Role with ability to mentor team members
• At least 8 to 10 years of experience in projects development & delivery
• 3+ years’ experience in big data/cloud application development and implementation.
• In depth understanding of BI and Analytics Solution Architecture
• Strong knowledge of SQL (using Teradata or Oracle, SQL Server), Python/R
• Strong knowledge of architecture and design patterns and the ability to apply them
• Strong knowledge in at least one solution and data modeling tools like Erwin, IBM Information Data Architect, Sybase Power Designer, Embacardo.
• Good understanding to any Reporting/Analytics tools like Tableau, Business Objects, Cognos or Microstrategy.
• Strong people management skills. Ability to evaluate the performance of the resources and provide timely feedback and work with the resources to improve productivity and efficiency of the team and mentor team members as needed.
• Experience building functional and technical design specifications
• Proven leadership skills around resource planning, delegating, estimating and prioritizing work.
• Understanding of IT security and compliance remediation activities.
• 3+ years of experience working on healthcare domain data.
• Ability to put together solutions, conceptual, logical, physical data models for complex applications.
• Experience in working with Data Governance, Data Stewards team.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Exhibit leadership behavior which supports the business and technology goals through creative thinking and strong problem management
• Ability to handle multiple competing tasks in an ordered manner, prioritizing to ensure business deliverables are met.

5% Domestic Travel

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of architecture and design patterns
• 8+ years of experience in healthcare domain.
• Ability to provide day guidance and coaching to direct reports to ensure their success in assigned activities and objectives
• Ability to manage customer expectations through effective communication of timely status updates.
• Take ownership of own work as well as teams, and be accountable for the quality of work done

12+ years of IS/IT experience and Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Math or related field.
Preferred Masters Degrees in BIS

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

Irving, Texas

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