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CVS Health Principal Software Development Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Description

CVS Healthcare is looking for hands-on, passionate, driven people who want to join a high energy and growing team to make a difference in customers’ lives and who want to be on the forefront of digital innovation that aims to reinvent what a pharmacy and a health care company can be in the digital world. CVS Health, Enterprise Digital is looking for a Principal Software Development Engineer with Java, NodeJS, Go, JavaScript & Python development experience to help build our next generation cloud native health care platform to enable the delivery of use cases into products focused on helping people live healthier lives.As a Principal Software Development Engineer, will use your experience in working on the latest big data, cloud technologies, and development methodologies involving cloud computing, NoSQL databases, security, encryption, data movement in order to help us leverage data and IoT events to deliver critical capabilities. You will be working as a member of one of our scrum teams in Burlington (MA), New York (NY) or Alpharetta (GA). You will be actively contributing in architecting, designing & developing applications/pipelines for data movement, transformation and dissemination using advanced technologies, such as Microservices, Docker/ Containers & CI/CD in cloud native environments.You should have the ability to prioritize well, communicate clearly, have a consistent track record of delivery and excellent software engineering skills. Creative engineering balanced with high quality and a customer focus. Must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. Strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow their career in a fast-paced environment. You will be working as a member of one of our scrum teams in Burlington (MA), New York City, NY or Alpharetta, GA.Additional Responsibilities of the Principal Software Development Engineer: • Work closely with digital product management to build industry leading digital experiences• Collaborate in troubleshooting complex data, features, service, platform issues and perform root cause analysis to proactively resolve product and operational issues• Architect, Design and Develop cloud scalable applications & services in a containerized and CI/CD environment • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities• Establish frameworks for quickly rolling out new data analysis for standalone data-driven products and micro-services • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of, and ability to operationalize, scalable web/webservices applications with industry standards and best practices.• Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations• Partner end-to-end with Architects, Product Managers and Data Engineers to understand customer requirements and design prototypes and bring ideas to production• Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities

Required Qualifications

• 8+ years of software development in enterprise/ web/ cloud applications• 5+ years of experience with a proven track record of leadership with experience managing large or multiple teams comprising of FTEs & contractors• Expert knowledge with functional, imperative and object-oriented languages and methodologies • Experience with programming languages/tools including: Java, NodeJS, Python, Go, JavaScript and Shell Scripts.• Experienced in CI/CD, Cloud DevOps and operationalized distributed and highly scalable & available cloud applications. • Has architected, designed, delivered and operationalized scalable microservices based web/ webservices applications in cloud native environments.• Strong demonstration of developing modern web applications (designing modern REST based APIs, 3rd party integration, Web UI interactions, etc.).• Extensive experience with cloud computing technologies. Must have proven track record in consuming AWS or GCP or Azure or similar public cloud environments.• Experience with infrastructure automation technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant, etc.• Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, etc.• Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.• Excellent verbal and written communication, leadership and collaboration skills.• A doyen in Software design software architecture, teamwork, result oriented, high energy and self-motivated cloud and enterprise technology.• Able to identify a vision along with the plans, which need to be implemented to meet the end goal, evaluating situations, decisions and issues in the short, medium and long term.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with infrastructure automation technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant, etc.• Experience with build automation technologies like Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, etc.• Good understanding of HIPAA and other regulatory compliances including PCI, PII and PHI • Experience in data/application security and application performance tuning • Experienced leader of a team of developers responsible for building new and support existing scalable cloud native web/webservices applications


• Bachelor s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent. • Master’s degree in the above subjects is desirable

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 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.