Application Development Director

Job Description
As a Director of IT Adjudication Services with CVS Health, you will participate on a Product Team to build high quality, usable products for customers and stakeholders for IT Adjudication Services. You will help educate both business and technology personnel on the XP process as well as lead products from discovery and framework-through iterative development and delivery while maintaining a user-centered approach in a design perspective and practice. You will establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with teams across the organization and be part of the initial conversations when engaged. You will align, mentor and coach resources across the broader product team.

A firm understanding of Java development principles and agile methodologies is crucial for success in the role. The position is located in the Buffalo Grove Acceleration Center. Candidates must be able to be in the office to work with product teams five days a week 8AM to 4:30PM.

As a Director of IT Adjudication Services with CVS Health, you will participate on a Product Team to build high quality, usable products for customers and stakeholders for IT Adjudication Services. You will help educate both business and technology personnel on the XP process as well as lead products from discovery and framework-through iterative development and delivery while maintaining a user-centered approach in a design perspective and practice. You will establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with teams across the organization and be part of the initial conversations when engaged. You will align, mentor and coach resources across the broader product team.

A firm understanding of Java development principles and agile methodologies is crucial for success in the role. The position is located in the Buffalo Grove Acceleration Center. Candidates must be able to be in the office to work with product teams five days a week 8AM to 4:30PM.

As a Director, you will:

• Lead the development of strategical and tactical visions for product technologies and systems architecture, including plans for merging each distinct product area into the greater product line/platform.
• Unify system architecture and design around the road map and strategic vision of each product as well as the organization as a whole.
• Facilitate the design, development, and implementation of technical solutions to address sustainability, availability, quality, performance, data integrity, and stability.
• Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and processes by conducting POCs and vendor evaluations to ensure the highest quality XP Lab products which follow industry standards and open architectures wherever practical.
• Collaborate and coordinate across the products, external IT architecture, application development teams, and centralized infrastructure teams to enable XP Lab product teams to integrate with enterprise systems and infrastructure to meet the business/product goals
• Understand requirements and constraints for key architectural drivers.
• Drive toward shared architectures that promote re-use and facilitate integration with cross lab products and CVS Health enterprise systems using industry standards such as JSON, OpenID Connect, OAuth2, etc.
• Mature the Processes and Engineering Practices of the products in coordination with Leads and Anchors
• Provide architectural blueprints, reference architectures, and technical guidance to the Product Development team.
• Nurture Cloud-Native expertise internally to drive the adoption of Cloud Native principles and techniques.
• Facilitate, influence, and persuade architectural and design decisions that impact products
• Dive into the code to suggest ways to improve the code quality or help with troubleshooting production issues
• Recommend tools and processes that will increase efficiency, quality, and morale within the product development organization.
• Participate and assist in providing inputs to scoping deliverables.
• Participate and assist in Discovery and Framing sessions to produce conceptual architecture and high-level data models
• Participate in product ceremonies such as IPM on need basis to assist in flawless execution assigned products
• Maintain effective working relationships across various roles such as leads, anchors, engineers, business and Product Managers to act as one team

Required Qualifications
• Minimum10 years of development experience
• Minimum 8 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
• Minimum 5 years of experience working in an XP or Agile Scrum
• Minimum 3 year with emerging cloud platform technologies such as: CloudFoundry, Openshift , AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Heroku , or other PaaS technologies

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 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. 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 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. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
-Minimum 3 years of experience with front end development including AngularJS, Angular2, or Angular4 preferred
-Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or HS Diploma/GED accompanied by adequate years equivalent 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.

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.