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Application Development- Advisor

at CVS Health

Posted: 5/23/2020
Job Reference #: 1270570BR
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Job Description
The Advisor - Technical SME is responsible for the technical and functional impact analysis, design & review activities associated with development of software releases for the CVS Retail Store Systems. Strong technical, functional, and interpersonal skills are key to perform this role successfully. The advisor should be a dedicated, disciplined, hardworking and a team player.
The current suite of systems include multiple applications supporting Store Operations, communications and workforce management. The Advisor will partner and collaborate with the development manager, business analysts, architects, quality assurance, business partners, developers, and project managers in order to deliver Business change and innovation into our Java based business applications software. The Advisor will be involved throughout the development life cycle of a product and must be able to deliver an efficient solution, as well as identify and properly mitigate any risks to the product before deployment to production. The candidate should have minimum of 1 year successfully working in IT projects in an Agile development methodology and should clarify the Functional & Technical issues that may come up
during the Development and Test Cycles

Required Qualifications
Overall 5+ years of professional IT experience.
· A minimum of 3 years of experience in Requirement
Analysis and Design.
· Experience with projects delivered via Waterfall, Agile,
and/or XP methodologies.
· Proven experience as a technical SME (with domain
knowledge) in understanding business requirements and
translating the requirements into software solutions.
· Meeting with various end users/Business groups and
Owners of the application to decide project scope
· Proven experience in Story grooming while working with
Business/Business Analysts.
· Design a solution to meet the business requirements as
part of To Be Flows. Discussing Gaps and Workarounds
at the To Be stage with the business and obtaining
concurrence.
· Strong hands on experience in understanding and
analyzing functional and technical function points, finding
gaps in functionalities or in/out Data conditions which
need to be fixed before implementing enhancements.
· Knowledge on object-oriented design and design
patterns
· Expertise in Functional aspects of Retail Domain.
· Extensive experience in preparing the functional and
Technical solution documents
· Experience in figuring out ways to improve workflow
proposed with planned changes in initiatives and improve
benefit to end users
· Experience working with developers to explain and clarify
Requirements and act as Release SME
· Work with Development Manager to review defects
during development Iterations, identify recurring patterns
and provide recommendations
· Responsible to improve on code quality focusing on
defect containment
· Understanding and functioning with internal/external i
interacting systems via SOAP/REST Web Services
· Exceptional ability to work in a high-pressure
environment
· Database knowledge - Oracle 11g or higher, MySQL or
MariaDB, Oracle PL/SQL, Data Modeling concepts
· Strong leadership and presentation skills to share
reviews/feedback on business Requirements to
executives
· Flexible to work in onsite/offshore model

Preferred Qualifications
· Knowledge about Agile Tools (Rally, Jira, etc) will be a plus.
· Experience with Best practices implementing End to End,
Unit Testing & Integration Testing.

Education
· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information
Systems, or related Technical field or comparable work
experience required
· Master’s in Computer Science related program preferred

Business Overview
It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country’s health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at https://cvshealth.com/covid-19

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran - we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. 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. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request an accommodation, a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team by emailing Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team or calling 877-805-9511.

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