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CVS Health IT team is seeking a qualified candidate for a API Services Technical Lead that is responsible for solutioning and delivering the implementation of multiple API service offerings. This role will create an API framework, bring existing APIs into that framework, and lead introduction of new APIs. Additionally, they will collaborate with product and other teams across Enterprise Digital to enable effective use of the APIs in a Devops and CI/CD environment. To support the Business of APIs, the role will build into API Solutions the statistics and trends to forecast growth of the APIs.

If you are a passionate enterprise architect with first-hand experience building and solutioning private and public APIs, Microservices, API Management Gateways, and Data Platforms, we are interested in talking to you. We are looking for a Senior Technical Engineer who can provide hands-on delivery with a team of developers for the CVS Health API Management function.

Looking for this position to support technology evaluation, architecture, and design with strong focus on cloud-hosting, platform services, APIs, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud Platform, Azure Platform or AWS Platform.

Work with a team of experienced API developers

Identify, build, and manage common reusable components/services in support of APIs

Drive strategies to move from a solely on-prem environment to a hybrid cloud including public cloud provider (Google, Oracle or Azure).

Identify, maintain and ensure best-practice paradigms are used in all systems. Provide solution recommendations

Collaborate with IT Leadership on Technical Strategy.

Perform detailed architectural reviews of new enterprise-level applications

Influence and inspire technical leads servicing CVS Health BUs.

Create technical documentations and presentations for varied audiences.

Develop engineering practices of TDD, Automated Validation steps of CI/CD Platform, Security Best Practices, Performance Testing, CI/CD Pipeline and Mentor through Paired Programming

Required Qualifications

3+ years of IT experience architecting and designing enterprise-scale web and/or mobile apps.

2+ years experience with API Gateways and managing private and public APIs

2+ years experience in Apigee

1+ years experience being a lead within an Agile team and/or senior software developers

Preferred Qualifications

3+ Years doing Automated Validation – development and executing
3+ Delivering software with Java/JavaScript or other programming languages

  • Healthcare experience, Retail and Mail Order Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Benefits Management Experience preferred
  • 5 years of IT experience preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as a solution architect role for a Fortune 100 Company preferred
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems using eCommerce, Portal, Application Servers, ESB, message queues or other related technologies in a mobile/portal environment
  • Experience with modeling business process, technical components, application architecture and data architecture concepts and governance, including acting as a design authority for information and data within projects and programs is essential for this role
  • Mastery of design considerations for high volume transaction systems.

Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent work experience required. Masters Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred

Business Overview

CVS Caremark, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.
CVS Caremark is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW

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  • Information Technology & Services
  • Financial Services
  • Hospital & Health Care

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