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CVS Health

COBOL Lead Developer





Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States

Job Description
The COBOL Lead Developer with work in an application development environment and analyze, design, code complex programs, or perform code/design reviews, and verify testing results to ensure adherence to quality requirements. The programs to be reviewed are COBOL/DB2 based. This role report in to Senior Manager, Mail Systems, Infrastructure Program.

Few responsibilities include:

- Research, recommend and drive implementation of new technologies and work closely with teams to provide bench-marked solutions to complex technical project requirements or client needs including technical design, problem resolution, implementation and operational issues.
-Manage developers (Off Shore and on-site) including directing their work, assisting with questions/issues, reviewing test cases and performing code reviews.
-Solve highly technical and complex problems in the areas of COBOL/DB2/CICS.
-Partner with project leader, as appropriate, to identify technical requirements and alternatives to accomplish project, while providing accurate estimates for project development and implementation.
-Work with management to meet those estimates and assist in establishment of and adherence to technical direction, standards, guidelines and methodology for use in specified technologies in own discipline.
-Play lead role in technically complex phases of projects/initiatives, take accountability for technical quality and work-ability of solutions.
- Transfer knowledge to team members through counseling and consultation.

The COBOL lead Developer should have knowledge of batch programming and job scheduling. They must possess strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to interface effectively with team members, IT groups and business users and possess strong problem solving skills.

Pay Range
The typical pay range for this role is:
Minimum: 75,000
Maximum: 167,000

Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.

Required Qualifications
- 5+ years of experience with the following programming languages and technical tools including the following:
- 2+ years of experience in a Healthcare environment.

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to create and execute complex test plans.
- Understanding of coding best practices and adherence to standards.
- Experience in creating Application Design Documents.
- Experienced with MQ Series, and UDB is a plus.
- Knowledge on all phases of SDLC

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Will accept a verifiable H.S. Diploma / GED with one year of relevant work experience for each year of college not attained in addition to required years of experience.

Business Overview
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Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day.
CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.