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CVS Health

Solutions Architect - Digital/Cloud/APIs





Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Job Description
The Solution Architecture Delivery team plays a significant role in this transformation by creating solutions to meet the desired business capabilities and leading program delivery. Our architects will work with business, information, and technology teams to recommend technology solutions to enable leading-edge capabilities and develop comprehensive patterns that outline how those capabilities are realized in response to evolving business needs.
The Solution Architect will lead technology architecture for highly-visible initiatives in the Aetna Commercial Health Care Business, supporting National, Middle Market, and Small group segments. In addition, the individual will influence management and peers to implement technology strategies. The work location is based in Hartford/CT, Irving/TX, Downers Grove/IL, Blue Bell/PA, or other CVS Health (Aetna) offices or working remotely from different locations in the US.

Fundamental Components:
- Leads technology strategy, architecture system of record, and support business systems delivery.
- Collects requirements for approved projects and aggregates resource demand by the supplier and by role.
- Communicates the architectural strategy throughout all levels of the Health Care Business organization. Produces quality output for highly visible IT products, services, and future business development.
- Acts as the primary technical resource across several areas of expertise to senior client and information technology management and staff.
- Provides expert technical consultation to senior IT management strategic planning groups.
- Leads the development of solutions with high complexity and risk with business area implications.
- Fosters and engages in teamwork at all technical levels and across the business lines.
- Be viewed as a subject matter and technology delivery expert for the business organization by a wide range of management.
- Anticipates and proactively responds to future customer, industry, and IT trends.
- Advances capabilities for the enterprise to enable automation/integration across hybrid processing environments (AI, Cloud, API, Web, Micro Services).
- Develops business models to guide the development of the architecture and manage standard technical product life cycle.

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 experience in enterprise, application, and/or information architecture with significant experience managing the application delivery process including the following:
- 8+ years of recent and relevant experience in information systems development, architecture, and methodologies.
- 5+ years of experience in project management and/or leading architecture in major programs

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
Experience with developing enterprise architecture in large corporate environments and strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills are a must.
- Must demonstrate technical leadership, turn vision into action, drive outcomes, and promote common goals and actions.
- Must demonstrate an understanding of enterprise integration across hybrid processing environments (AI, Cloud, API, Web, Micro Services, Data Model patterns).
- Position requires expert knowledge across multiple platforms, integration patterns, processes, data/domain models, and architectures.
- Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the following disciplines: enterprise architecture, business architecture, information architecture, application architecture, and integration architecture.
- Ability to focus on business solutions and understand how to achieve them according to the given timeframes and resources.
- Experience managing matrixed staff with the ability to leverage non-directs to complete tasks.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate complex and often contentious issues, reach consensus, and work through people to achieve key goals.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills, including formal presentations for all levels of management combined with strong collaboration/influencing.
- Experience with architecture modeling tools and maintaining architectural artifacts - Strong UML experience along with skill in MEGA, RSA archer, or similar tools.
- Recognized as an expert/thought leader. Anticipates and solves highly complex problems with a broad impact on a business area.
- Experience with Agile Methodology, including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
- Demonstrates longevity in previous roles with the ability to lead and sustain long-term architecture evolution in an enterprise.
- Healthcare or Insurance/Financial services experience and industry knowledge are highly desired.

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent. Will accept a verifiable H.S. Diploma / GED with one year of relevant work experience for every year of college not attained in addition to required years of experience.

Business Overview
Bring your heart to CVS Health
Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.

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.