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CVS Health Portfolio Staff Engineering (Backend Node) in Denver, Colorado

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.

Position Summary

CVS Health is looking for a Staff Engineer who isn’t afraid to use all their knowledge and communication skills to tackle complex problems. Our ideal candidate is detail-oriented and able to collaborate on the improvement of our software and systems. You will be involved in the structural design process, estimating costs, and performing quality control throughout the stages of implementation. A first-class staff engineer will be someone whose engineering expertise translates into streamlined and cost-effective processes. To ensure success as a Staff Engineer, you should demonstrate specialized engineering knowledge and experience while designing, providing guidance, and implementing solutions to complex problems. You will work with business, information, and technology teams to recommend and implement technology solutions needed to enable leading-edge capabilities and develop comprehensive patterns that outline how those capabilities get realized in response to evolving business needs.

Key Responsibilities

· Technical Leadership: Provide technical leadership and guidance to the digital engineering team, driving technical excellence, establishing best practices, and ensuring the use of industry-standard methodologies and technologies

· Technology Evaluation: Research and evaluate emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement in the digital health space

· Software Development: Utilize advanced programming skills to design and implement complex features, optimize performance, and ensure code quality.

· Problem Solving: Identify and solve complex technical problems that arise during the development process

· Technical Insights and Recommendations: Deliver technical insights and recommendations to drive informed decision-making, ensuring that technical solutions align with business goals

· Technology Selection and Integration: Provide recommendations on technology selection and integration, considering factors such as performance, scalability, security, accessibility, and maintainability

· Troubleshooting and Guidance: Apply deep technical expertise to troubleshoot issues, provide guidance to the development team, and drive the resolution of technical challenges

· Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, architects, and software developers, to define technical requirements and create robust and scalable architectures that meet business objectives

· Mentorship: Mentor and guide junior engineers, helping them enhance their technical skills and grow professionally through knowledge-sharing activities, technical training, and fostering a culture of learning within the team

Required Qualifications

· 7+ years of experience in large scale software development

· 5+ years of solution design and/or architecture experience, including capturing requirements in a customer-facing capacity.

· 5+ years of experience in designing and developing solutions using NodeJS, highly scalable microservices, REST APIs

· 3+ years of experience in AWS technology stack and DevOps/CICD processes

· 3+ years collaborating with engineering teams on prototype development.

Preferred Qualifications

· Excellent collaboration and communication skills required to ideate solutions that are sufficient and feasible to both the business leads and the technical teams.

· Exceptional organizational, analytical, problem-solving, strategic thinking, and time management abilities.

· Experience with optimization skills to improve performance, scalability, and usability of our applications.

· Ability to develop technical briefs and detailed solution designs.

· Extensive knowledge of engineering processes, structural design, and system optimization.

· Experience with agile development, SAFe Agile experienced preferredEducation· Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or equivalent work experience

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$106,605.00 - $247,200.00

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company’s equity award program. In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies. For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit

We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 08/20/2024

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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.