CVS Health Application Developer - Senior Advisor in Northbrook, Illinois

Job Description

Utilize your technical skills to make a direct impact on the health of the people we serve. Join CVS Health, a Fortune 7 company.

The Application Developer Senior Advisor is accountable for the IT product ownership, development and implementation of a critical Integrated Pharmacy experience. You will provide leadership and mentorship for all projects and systems, supporting the Integrated Pharmacy experience. Participate in design, coding and programming tasks. This role work in a matrix model with top-notch organization of software developers who identify, design and deliver technology solutions using Angular, Java, and Data power technology stack to achieve the defined business value. It is critical that you have in depth background in Agile Scrum and XP software development methodology. In addition, Director is especially looking for someone who is very familiar with Integrated Pharmacy experience across our lines of business.

Other responsibilities include establishing and reporting on project and service level metrics to ensure that work is delivered expertly, cost effectively and that processes are continually improved for both the internal and external customer. You will also maintain an awareness of new developments in IT technology and ensures successfully training opportunities are provided along with introduction to product.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of 8 years of overall IT experience, including the following:

-Minimum of 5 years’ experience with SQL, Java, J2EE, Vordel

-Minimum of 5 years of Spring, Hibernate, Database and Java Script

-Minimum of 2 years of actual Agile/Scrum experience

-Working knowledge of IT asset discovery and inventory processes and services

-Confirmed leadership skills around resource planning, delegating, estimating and prioritizing work.

-Demonstrated software development experience in numerous IT applications, tools, languages and infrastructure

-Demonstrated understanding of IT security and compliance remediation activities

-Proven ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing, to audiences at various levels

Preferred Qualifications

*Experience with working with other developers to improve reuse of code and data.

*Experience in the development and management of an annual budget, including financial analysis.

*Ability to lead the design and development of a new product from scratch

*Attention to detail, even while handling multiple priorities

*Demonstrable ability to improve the potential of employees via mentoring and focused development.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.

Business Overview

CVS Health, 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 Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at

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