Senior Digital Solutions Architect at CVS Health (Buffalo, NY)
CVS Health's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for CVS Health's digital transformation and all digital products, as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of the responsibility is to build an integrated platform that enables the delivery of products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be a part of the team that will build this next-generation platform.
Leveraging your expertise in key technologies & initiatives, you will join an architecture team that is building a cloud platform that will transform the healthcare industry and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. CVS Health Digital is a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the CVS Health Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise to drive the change that is desperately needed within the healthcare industry.
Come Join CVS Health Digital!
CVS Health is looking for an outcome-driven Senior Architect who will be working with design, research, product management and engineering teams to translate business requirements into architecture runways for application development plans which enables innovative digital solutions that will make health care more accessible, more integrated, and more reliable for more people, both online and in our stores.
You should have extensive application development knowledge and experience and ability to understand, evaluate and influence business need decisions. You will also need to have experiences and expertise in providing architecture support in optimizing business operations.
Is this you?• Proven Architect with the demonstrated ability to create technical solutions in large organizations with complex business requirements and constraints.• Strong ability to work with multiple stakeholders, including business, product, and UX team members to influence the application data-flow design and extensible product platform architecture.• Takes a disciplined approach to software development and problem solving; excels at breaking down large problems into multi-step plans in an Agile development environment.• Collaborates with multiple Agile value stream execution teams in driving large solutions across multiple planning/execution cycles.• Experienced with various types of software architectures including Micro Frontend/Microservice architecture.• Possesses broad technology knowledge (cloud, enterprise applications, microservices, data analytics, networking, data storage systems, APIs, large-scale systems).• Good understanding of ADA and other regulatory compliances including PCI, PII and PHI.• Excels at building relationships across silos.• Top-notch communication and evangelism skills.• Passionate about technology with a very high technical aptitude.
Responsibilities Include:• Serve as technical architecture expert for a single value stream (e.g. Agile Train), helping to ensure successful product deliveries.• Manage the evolution of architectural roadmaps for your domain, showing how new features are released or updated, with an eye on paying down technical debt with minimal disruption.• Understand the product requirement and product vision, evaluate the high-level technical feasibility, blocker or risks, lead the solution discussion.• Work on the overall solution engaging with other architecture colleagues on UI, API and service level with logic workflow, integration strategy and technical blueprint.• Communicate and present solution to business partners and leadership, communicate and align engineering team on solution technical blueprint.• Lead Proof-Of-Concepts and Spike Solutions and provide "Reference Architectures" and "Baseline Implementations" when appropriate.• Evaluation of new technologies, vendors, and hands on POCs on new or emerging technologies.• Provide guidance to developers and other stakeholders on architectural best practices, guidelines, and standards. Evangelize, mentor, and coach all on the same.• Provide guidance, direction, and mentorship to Architects.• Provide guidance to developers and other stakeholders regarding the design of server applications, encompassing APIs and micro-services, containers, databases, cloud infrastructures, and cloud services.• Ensure all Non-Functional Requirements (e.g. performance, availability and fail-over, scalability, security, etc.) are properly articulated, and work with all parties to guarantee that the software products that are delivered meet these objectives.• Participates in high-level estimation.• Mentor and coach junior engineers and seek the opportunity to bring in continuous improvements to implement.
This role can be open for remote work within USA.
The typical pay range for this role is:
Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.
Required Qualifications• 10+ years of hands-on consumer facing enterprise level application development experience (4+ Years in architecture).• 6+ years of experience with concept of service API, caching, web component, content management, web security, SSR/CSR, cloud platform, queue, micro services and service mesh, SQL and non-SQL Storage, identity management.• 6+ years of experience designing and writing API contract, microservices and exposing REST APIs in Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring JPA, Java and KAFKA development.• 6+ years of experience in RDBMS, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, RDS, or Oracle; ORM (Hibernate); JMS including Kafka; caching strategies, profiling, memory management and performance tuning; and Optimization of through put and payload with service.• Expert understanding of architectural methodologies and best practices.• Experience and proficiency with modern languages, frameworks, and technologies.• Experience with the design and development of complex systems/user interfaces; employs a disciplined and rigorous approach.• Experience with requirements analysis, estimation, systems and application design, and testing.• Recognized ability to explain highly complex technical architectures, designs and issues clearly and understandably to all constituents.• Familiarity with popular Design Patterns catalogues. Demonstrated grasp of architecture issues and applies that thinking to designs and implementation.• Experience with distributed computing architectures, including race conditions, parallelism, and concurrency control.• Experience with architecting solutions for Cloud (GCP, Azure, or AWS).• Experience with Jenkins, CI/CD Pipeline, GIT and other DevOps principles.• Experience driving a build vs buy evaluation to completion.• Excellent collaboration, influencing, evangelization, negotiation, coaching, mentoring, and coalition-building skills. Ability to work with persons in all job functions (e.g. Product, UX, Developers, QA, DevOps).• Excellent verbal and written communications.• Ability to manage multiple competing priorities with minimal supervision. Self-directed.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain 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, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being 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 or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.
Experience with SAFE practices or able to work in SAFE practices and agile methodologies.• Experience related to security-oriented projects.• Good knowledge of building Web Components and Micro Frontend Architecture.• Experience with modern API patterns and how to build well-designed APIs.• Open-minded to new ideas & approaches, and ability to implement the ideas using various technologies.• A self-starter that is naturally inquisitive.
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field required.
Bring your heart to CVS Health
Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand - with heart at its center - our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.
Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day.
CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.