Job Description :

This position has no direct line management responsibilities but is an important contributor to the success of complex, typically large, and sometimes enterprise-wide projects.


In this role, you will guide and influence business, IT delivery and infrastructure leaders in achieving CVS Health business and IT goals. Position requires considerable knowledge of domain processes, and architectures. You may direct the design efforts of other architects. You will partner with other architects on one or more projects during all stages of the system lifecycle.

Lastly, you will provide consulting services, including practices, expertise, and resources to tackle business challenges and help identify and manage needed improvements (including identification of new or improved business capabilities).


  • Provides program and project level architectures for systems, applications, integrations and technology.
  • Manages and interprets program and project requirements into specific system, application and integration designs.
  • Identifies and solves complex design problems.
  • Designs and modifies components of new and existing IT systems and vendor offerings.
  • Designs complicated integrations with a focus on performance engineering and loose coupling utilizing APIs and Services.
  • Creates work product deliverables in accordance with Office of the CTO products and services.
  • Manages the architecture governance activities associated with ensuring solution compliance with standards and best-practices.
  • Identifies risks and proactively works to remediate technical debt.
  • Validates conceptual architectures.
  • Devises strategies to integrate with other CVS Health enterprise systems and realize the benefits of an API and service architecture.
  • Ensures proposals, projects and solutions are well-formed and aligned with corporate and Office of the CTO strategies.
  • Contributes to and maintains a curated representation of CVS Health’s software architecture.
  • Contributes to, and occasionally leads, the development of architectural frameworks, standards and reference material.
  • Informs enterprise decisions, roadmaps and investment planning for improved or new capabilities, helping determine what capabilities the enterprise must develop to satisfy its customers, compete in a market, manage its vendors, and improve operations.
  • Participates in current IT environment health analysis identifying risks to critical capabilities and recommending solutions.
  • Participates in opportunity and product positioning assessments.



  • Demonstrates master of design or software engineering at the system level.
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert and leader throughout the business and IT communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of industry and technology trends.
  • Anticipates and proactively responds to future customer, industry and information technology needs.
  • Demonstrates master knowledge and confidence in both business & technical discussions.
  • Ability to multi-task and rapidly switch context between architecture initiatives.
  • Ability to act as an unbiased, objective, and respected liaison conveying business information needs and opportunities to IT and technology constraints to the business.
  • Effectively communicates the architecture to all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to communicate and influence appropriately at all levels of the organization including written, verbal and visual presentations.
  • Effective collaborator and consensus-builder, who can apply outcome-based leadership across teams and organizations.
  • Flexible and creative with the ability to propose innovative ideas and collaborate with diverse teams to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Master-level situational analysis and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to think creatively and drive innovation.
  • High EQ with excellent listening, fast learning, writing, documentation and problem-solving skills a must.
  • Experience with any of the following approaches: Agile/Scrum Development & Management, Scaled Agile Framework, Iterative & Incremental Development, Continuous Integration and Delivery.
  • Advanced-level knowledge of technologies such as: mobile/web frameworks, omni- channel experience design, hybrid cloud, security & privacy, action arbitration, IOT, event streaming, AI/machine learning, consents, preferences, microservices, containerization, APIs, SOA, messaging, etc.
  • 8+ years recent and related experience in information systems architecture methodologies, architectural abstractions and design patterns.
  • Experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.).
  • 4-6 years enterprise architecture
  • 1-3 years executive-level presentations
  • Mastery of design considerations for high volume transaction systems
  • Healthcare experience a significant plus
  • Architecture certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely-related discipline, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

Client : To be discussed


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