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Application Development - Senior Manager

at CVS Health

Posted: 2/19/2019
Job Reference #: 854320BR

Job Description

Job Title :
Application Development - Senior Manager
Job ID :
Location :
TX - Richardson
Street Address :
909 E Collins Blvd
Category :
Information Systems
Description :
Job Description
Utilize your technical and management skills to make a direct impact on the health of the people we serve. Join CVS Health, a Fortune 7 company.

The Application Development Senior Manager is accountable for the development, implementation, and support of a defined set of applications, data warehouse, and processes within the Accordant portfolio.

The Senior Manager Provides leadership and guidance for all projects and systems, supporting an area of the business - including Application Support. You will manage the relationship between IT and business area owners to ensure that the IT department is proactively identifying and providing strategic opportunities to advance the business goals of the area through technology.

The Application Development Senior manager will direct an organization of other managers, application leads and key technologists (analysts / developers) who identify, design and deliver technology solutions to achieve the defined business value.

Additional Responsibilities:
- Accountable for working with IT colleagues to ensure that all IT resources needed to support the development and maintenance of applications in their area are effectively coordinated.
- Manage the relationship with customers in their assigned business area, consulting on the most effective utilization of technology and proactively managing expectations.
- Generate multi-year strategic roadmaps with the senior leaders (product owners) for the key areas within the ITIL solution framework.
- Lead the evaluation, selection and integration of vendor packages with a focus on IT asset, service and automation technology solutions.
- Drive the evaluation of benefits and the investment required to achieve results.
- Perform the role of IT Project Owner for the large program size initiatives.
- Drive hiring / termination process.
- Identifying and coordinating training.
- Coaching and mentoring team members.
- Review periodic and annual performance of team members.

5% domestic travel required.

Required Qualifications
8+ years of overall IT experience including the following:

5+ years technical expertise in the following technologies:
- SQL Server
- VB.NET or C#
- ETL Processes
- Experience building functional and technical design specifications

- 5+ years leading or managing teams.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with working with other managers to maximize reuse of work and data, share knowledge and expertise, identify opportunities to streamline and improve the consistency of work processes, and effectively support work efforts that span multiple applications areas.
- Experience in the development and management of an annual budget, including financial analysis. Establishes and reports on project and service level metrics to ensure that work is delivered efficiently, effectively and that processes are continually improved for both the internal and external customer.
- Understanding of software product line management (ROI, COGs, labor and asset).
- Ability to maintain an awareness of new developments in IT asset, service and automation technology that can add value to the IT Department. Also, able to maintain an awareness of changes in CVS business strategies, and those of competitors, and their implications for information systems.
- Understanding of the ITIL framework of service management best practices.
- Ability to develop a team committed to quality and excellence- Prior Vendor Management Lead background with a Retail and/or a large healthcare organization
- Demonstrated working knowledge of IT asset discovery and inventory processes, application systems, products, and services.
- Proven leadership skills around resource planning, delegating, estimating and prioritizing work.
- Understanding of IT security and compliance remediation activities.
- Demonstrated ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing, to audiences at senior leadership levels.
- Proven success maximizing the potential of employees via coaching and focused development.
- Proven knowledge and understanding of the software development life cycle.

A Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related technical field. Will accept a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of experience in lieu of a Master’s degree.

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 and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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