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Director - Data Engineering & Strategy

at CVS Health

Posted: 5/14/2020
Job Reference #: 1247565BR

Job Description

Job Description
Come be part of a dynamic team that is positioned at the apex of eliciting change in American’s health! As CVS Health now makes up a PBM (Caremark) and one of the nation’s largest health insurer (Aetna), you will have the opportunity to create programs that use an unprecedented level of health data to improve health outcomes. If you are passionate about making a difference in the work you do, being recognized for your talent and expertise in solving complex and challenging analytical/data problems while contributing to the success of key strategic initiatives, consider growing your career with a Fortune 10 healthcare leader!
As a leader for Data Engineering and Strategy you will be responsible for the leadership and coordination of analytics initiatives aimed at optimizing financial performance. You will collaborate with business partners from Finance, Underwriting, Client Operations, and Sales to develop effective solutions for our partners. You will be responsible for leading a team of data engineers developing analytic solutions making analytics faster, more insightful, and more efficient. Your experience will include translating business needs into analytic questions. Using these skills, you will lead a team responsible for delivering direct value to the business using the latest in data technology, you will be charged with:
* building, architecting and maintaining a next-generation Financial Analytics applications
* designing highly scalable and extensible data platform including but not limited to RDBMS / Big Data / Cloud which enables industrializing collection, storage, modeling, and analysis of massive data sets from heterogeneous channels
* bringing a DevOps mindset to enable data and batch/real-time analytical solutions that leverage emerging technologies
* developing prototypes and proof of concepts for the selected solutions, and implement complex data engineering projects
* applying an analytic mindset to a focus on collecting, parsing, managing, and automating data feedback loops in support of business innovation
* managing and addressing operational data issues by establishing workarounds and/or bringing in cross functional teams to solve the issues in timely manner

Required Qualifications
* To qualify for this role, candidates will need to have a minimum of 7-10 years of significant progressive experience in delivering analytics/reporting solutions including 3 years of experience in traditional data warehousing, Big data and data lake solutions, and strong data management experience
* Experience in working with cross functional business team to understand the business needs to define and manage the data road map
* Experience in leading and guiding matrix business and IT teams to co-ordinate rapid prototyping and data discovery, as well as business support for traditional data warehouse and data lake development processes
* Ability to meet tight deadlines without compromising on quality of deliverables
* Proficiency with traditional warehouse technologies like Teradata, SQL, BTEQ, BI Tools and Big data technologies Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Hive LLAP, Scala, R, Python, big data on Cloud, and others

Preferred Qualifications
* Data and analytic experience within Healthcare industry is strongly preferred. Financial analytics experience is added advantage
* Strong verbal and written communication skills with focus on accuracy and attention to detail and influence decision-making by non-analytical business audiences
* Outstanding process and project management skills, including coordinating activates across diverse departments and ensure that contributions across different teams are lined and integrated as part of overall delivery
* Experienced in budgeting & forecasting, managing and coaching team members
* Requires exceptional judgment, discretion and confidentiality

Bachelor’s degree required in computer science, statistics, or other quantitative discipline. Master’s degree 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
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.

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