COBOL Lead Developer - Advisor

Job Description
In an application development environment, analyze, design, code complex programs, or perform code/design review of the work of project team, and verify testing results to ensure adherence to quality requirements. The programs to be reviewed are COBOL/DB2 based. Subject Matter Expert in the areas of Mail Order Processing, Payment Processing and Prescriber Data Management. Serve as R&D virtual team member to research, recommend and drive implementation of new technologies. Work closely with teams to provide bench-marked solutions to complex technical project requirements or client needs including technical design, problem resolution, implementation and operational issues. Manage Off Shore developers including directing their work, assisting with questions/issues, reviewing test cases and performing code reviews. Solve highly technical and complex problems in the areas of COBOL/DB2/CICS. Partner with project leader, as appropriate, to identify technical requirements and alternatives to accomplish project, while providing accurate estimates for project development and implementation. Work with management to meet those estimates. Assist in establishment of and adherence to technical direction, standards, guidelines and methodology for use in specified technologies in own discipline. Play lead role in technically complex phases of projects/initiatives, take accountability for technical quality and work-ability of solutions. Transfer knowledge to team members through counseling and consultation; assist in performance reviews.

Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related technical field and 6 years of experience in SDLC, including 6 years of experience with coding, designing, and testing complex programs using COBOL, DB2, and CICS; managing offshore resources; Pharmacy Mail Order systems; and coding and testing within COBOL programs in payment processing such as credit card preauthorization, settlements, and check processing. The 6 years of required experience must include 1 year with coding and testing within COBOL programs in the area of Prescriber Data Management. 0-5% domestic travel required.

COVID Requirements
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions 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, pregnancy, 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 30 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 60 days of your employment. 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, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 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. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Please see required qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related technical field and 6 years of experience.

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.

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