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CVS Health Senior Digital Solution Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The Senior Digital Solution Architect will work closely with the, Marketing, Specialty and Rx Operations,, Specialty business and technical teams to deliver functionality for the,, site. Act as architect for medium to large projects and drive the design do solutions for the,, specialty business that are cloud native, scalable, maintainable and reliable. - Proactively identify and evaluate emerging technologies and tools.- Work with other senior architects to create the high-level software designs and technical specifications. - 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. - Evaluate package solutions and participate in selection of solutions to meet business needs and architecture standards. - Provide guidance to developers and other stakeholders on architectural best practices, guidelines, and standards. - Evangelize, mentor, and coach all on the same. - Participate in peer reviews on specifications, design and code. - Work with development teams to resolve development and implementation issues. - Work closely with the CVS Online business team and Business Analysts to ensure that requirements are fully understood and documented in order to deliver quality design deliverables. - Lead Proof-Of-Concepts and Spike Solutions, and provide “Reference Architectures” and “Baseline Implementations” when appropriate. - Work closely with QA and Operations to ensure smooth QA and deployment of applications. - Work with project teams to plan integration and implementation strategies. - Communicate very technical material to a non-technical business audience. Provide guidance, direction and mentorship to Architects. - Provide guidance to developers and other stakeholders regarding the design of server applications and UI clients, encompassing APIs and frameworks, micro-services, containers, databases, cloud infrastructures, and cloud services, etc. - Responsible for implementation of large systems that utilize MicroServices , cloud technologies. - Apply knowledge of designing n-tier OO system architecture using EJB technologies, MicroServices and cloud technologies. - Create architecture and design patterns in Java, cloud & Microservices. - Select, design and implement Microservices, Content management and Cloud Native systems. - 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. Drive buy vs build evaluations, including consideration of OSS.- Participates in high-level estimation - Work closely with other architects to create and implement new system designs as well as make improvements to existing systems. - Serve as subject matter expert working with business stakeholders, architecting use cases relevant to Digital Pharmacy across multiple enterprise systems. - Collaborate with technical experts to develop solution during the design phase, enabling the implementation of final solutions. - Ensuring the technical integrity, consistency and adherence to architectural standards. Implementation of architectural artifacts depicting the solution consisting of all necessary integrations and technical components.

Required Qualifications

10-15+ years as a software/platform architect. Lead technical architecture initiatives for multiple value streams (e.g. Agile/SAFe Release Train). Demonstrated technical team leadership Experience with architecting platform services surrounding omni-channel communications, content management, IoT integrations, data services, preferences/consent management. Significant experience with the design and development of complex systems; employs a disciplined and rigorous approach Experience and proficiency with modern languages, frameworks, and technologies such as Java, Python, Node.js, messaging queuing infrastructures, as well as AWS or GCP cloud infrastructure and services Experience with the design and development of complex systems; employs a disciplined and rigorous approach Experience designing RESTful APIs that facilitate a superior UX or simplify systems integration. Familiarity with popular Design Patterns catalogues Experience with RDBMS and/or NoSQL databases. Understands the benefits and trade-offs of both. Familiar with normalization and denormalization, sharding, and other data-centric patterns Experience with distributed computing architectures, including race conditions, parallelism, and concurrency control Experience on an Agile team Skill In: Adept at requirements analysis, estimation, systems and application design, and testing A great team player, with demonstrable experience delivering superior software products via agile methodologies 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 Experience with micro-services • Experience architecting solutions for AWS or Google clouds • 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). Ability To: Ability to manage multiple competing priorities with minimal supervision. Self-directed

Preferred Qualifications

•Exposure to Big-Data and/or Machine Learning. •Experience with Domain Driven Design (DDD) •Experience with distributed caching solutions; understands the factors that enable effective caching •Exposure to CI/CD and DevOps •Experience with SAFe Software Development Principles Skill in: Ability To: •A proven track record working as part of a team on large architectural projects


Bachelor's degree or equivalent 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.

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.