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Enterprise Architecture and Delivery, Senior Advisor
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Location :
IL - Buffalo Grove
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2100 E. Lake Cook Rd.
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Information Systems
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Job Description

The Senior Advisor, Enterprise Architecture and Delivery, is responsible for ensuring that the right architecture decisions are made for the assigned portfolios, program and projects, risks are identified and mitigated and solutions align to Enterprise direction and future state roadmaps. We are seeking someone who will focus on delivering CVS Health next generation architecture and system integrations in support of business growth and healthcare integration. You will be a contributor to the technology direction and roadmap for CVS Health systems and platforms. This position will influence business leaders, IT Leadership and application architects in delivering on CVSHealth strategic imperatives. Can you serve as a partner in the business development process and ensure that assigned projects align with the companies roadmaps and standards?

In this role, you are also responsible for but not limitedto:
-Provide architecture oversight for line of business portfolios or portion of a portfolio to ensure there is overall compliance to standards and enterprise direction.
-Provide advisory services on application, infrastructure,integration, data and security architecture components for portfolio, program and project as assigned
-Provide integration services across applications and lines of business to optimize the exchange of information in secure, agile and resilient manner.
-Provide solution architecture services as assigned,preparing conceptual and logical architecture diagrams to align technical direction and document future state architectures.
-When called upon, lead work groups in transformative delivery engagement either in the capacity as Center of Excellence advisor and/or as the program owner.
-Provides the technical leadership in developing vision,strategy, architecture and overall design for assigned domain and projects.
-Provides consultation to application owners, business partners and peer groups regarding long and short-range technical solutions that meet business requirements.
-Ensure architectural designs are consistent, maintainable,flexible, and cost effective and actively identifies reuse opportunities,managing and measuring reuse in architecture design.
-Recommends solutions and develop business case alternatives which anticipate the future direction of the business, its drivers and technology strategy and leads teams, technical projects or programs, and has responsibility for project estimation process for new architectural elements.
-Understand industry trends, new technologies and standards in order to evolve the CVS Health Standards and Roadmap while enabling high-reaching advantage via effective and consistent use of technology
-Define and communicate enterprise architecture strategies,principals, standards, policies and procedures for domain and actively facilitates complex design and technical discussions, reconciling differing opinions and drives decision-making process.
-Function as a leader with vision / evangelist for assigned group and/or application portfolio and identifies skill gaps and new skills required to meet changing technology and business needs while also solving complex performance and availability issues/severity events when required.

Required Qualifications

-8+ years of overall IT experience including the following:

-5+ years of experience envisioning, designing and delivering technology architectures in complexity, high volume environments utilizing services oriented architectures with at least three years at an enterprise or portfolio lead architect role.
-5+ years solution architecture/delivery experience.
-3+ years of integration architecture experience in SOA/API/Services/messaging platforms with previous hands on experience.
-F500 architecture experience with deep understanding of design considerations for high volume transaction systems and for large database implementations.Strong working knowledge of architecture, frameworks and high volume systems with SOA/Service based architectures
-Have a wide base of experience in many disciplines of information technology, including operating systems, systems
management and development tools, application program interfaces (APIs), database management systems, data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics, development methodologies, transaction processing monitors,messaging software, security, open source, directory services, hardware, telecommunications, interoperability techniques and standards. Developed leadership, business insight and consensus building skills; gravitas;
-Ability to listen effectively and persuade partners along with good presentation skills in PowerPoint and the ability to speak succinctly on technical matters to all levels in business and IT.
-Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and have participated on projects through their complete lifecycles (requirements, design, development, launch).
-Experience with application development frameworks. Ability to assess the impact of architecture changes on the business, application relationships and information flow.
-Ability to design systems for high availability, continuous availability, security, serviceability and reliability. Master level of diagnostic and troubleshooting skills for complex problems and system integrations. Ability to motivate and lead teams.

Preferred Qualifications
-Very good ability to facilitate collaboration among senior technical team members and senior business leaders.
-3 or more years big three or second tier consulting experience.
-At least 5 years of healthcare experience.
-5+ years as an enterprise solution architect for a Fortune 100 Company. Supervisory leadership experience is a plus DevOps, infrastructure IaaS/PaaS and or Cloud environments experience
-5+ years of mainstream architecture experience on IBM or Oracle architectures, technologies and tools
-Experience data architecture concepts and governance.
-Good interpersonal and communication skills

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent required. Master in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred.

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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