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CVS Health Sr. Manager, Application Dev (IC) in Atlanta, Georgia

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 The Sr Mgr, PBM Benefits Modernization is responsible for managing the technical needs across PBM Benefits space in the Pharmacy Benefits Management segment. They have accountability for the development, operations and support for web-based tool development platforms. This position works closely with other technical leaders of the PBM space & Claims Adjudication team to assess business goals, strategic objectives and to build a comprehensive and achievable multi-year roadmap for myPBM teams. This role will be expected to collaborate very closely with Business Stakeholders, Value Pool Product Managers/Owners and Engineering teams in different development environments. They will work closely with senior leaders to ensure that investments are aligned to the Enterprise strategic goals.


  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical leadership and guidance to the digital engineering team, driving technical excellence, establishing web 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, User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) designers, 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


  • 7+ years of experience in large-scale software development. With 2+ years of experience in a technical lead role

  • 7+ years of experience with developing applications/web services and cloud-native apps using technologies like React, Angular, Spring Boot, REST API, JPA, and other tech stacks (open-source and proprietary)

  • 5+ years of experience with agile development

  • 5+ years of designing and developing highly scalable Microservices, Webservices, and Rest API’s

  • 5+ years of designing and developing in a Test-Driven Development environment.

  • 3+ years of experience with build and deploying services in CI/CD with using tools like GitHub, CircleCI, Harness, Jenkins, GitLab

  • 3+ years of experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

  • 3+ years of experience working in cloud platforms like GCP, Azure, AWS, etc.


  • Experience in Accessibility (A11y) and web performance and stability best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent experience (HS diploma + 4 years relevant experience)

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$124,372.50 - $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 jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 05/30/2024

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.

CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through ColleagueRelations@CVSHealth.com If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.