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CVS Health Senior IAM API Developer in Sacramento, California

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

As a Senior Developer, on the IAM API Gateway Team you will be responsible to design, develop, build and maintain an API framework that exposes IAM services to our customers. You will be actively involved in the project lifecycle producing rapid prototypes early in the design phase.

The Senior Developer will be playing a pivotal role in adopting DevSecOps principles within their development approach with emphasis on Behavior Driven Development and Code coverage. The Senior Developer will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions. As the Senior Developer, you will be responsible for both front-end and back-end development along with maintaining the application database schema.

In this role, The Senior Developer will be required to form strategic partnerships with key internal partners and subject matter authorities to achieve business results.

Fundamental Components:

  • Technical Leader and SME in API technologies, integration practices and end-to-end delivery using technologies such as API C, Apigee, Kong, API M, Java.

  • Lead and mentor a team of up to 25 specialized engineers and IT professionals fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement

  • Recruit, hire, train and retain a high performing engineering team, promoting a culture of excellence, accountability, and continuous learning

  • Lead end-to-end, from strategy through execution. Proactively identify and mitigate risks. Lead teams in Devops, SRE, Observability, and release rigor to achieve high release success rates and strengthen stability.

  • Guides work prioritization in alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Monitor and optimize performance, identifying opportunities for enhancement and addressing any issues or bottlenecks.

  • Establish metrics to measure value, efficiency, and improvements.

  • Lead the team in adopting new and innovative practices and technologies. Leader of change and comfortable in high-paced environments with high levels of ambiguity. Lead team in pivoting as needed while remaining steadfastly focused on the overall objective.

  • Collaborate closely with other IT teams, business units and stakeholders to understand their needs and provide effective solutions.

  • Communication ability to report on progress, challenges, and opportunities to senior management and stakeholders, including presenting technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years in software engineering end-to-end delivery including leading team in solutioning, coding, and production support.

  • 6+ years in API Development, integration technologies and practices (such as API C, Kong, Apigee, API M, Microservices, Java, etc.)

  • 5+ years of working experience with REST API and JSON.

  • 5+ years of working experience in the Agile/Scrum development lifecycle.

  • 2+ years development experience with LDAP and Active directory integration

  • 2+ years of experience using SQL, NoSQL and other databases.

  • 2+ years of working experience on Cloud technologies (such as Azure, AKS, AWS, GCP)

  • 2+ years of experience working with oAuth2.0 and other Security essentials.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skilled in IBM API C, IBM ACE, DataPower, CloudPak, Azure, Google Cloud

  • Strong understanding of cloud-based technologies (Azure, GCP), engineering frameworks and tools

  • Infrastructure knowledge and expertise (F5, DataPower, Firewalls, Certs)

  • Health insurance industry experience with deep understanding of health care value chain

  • Experience delivering in Agile, SAFE, Kanban, and Lean practices.

  • Exposure to DevSecOps processes


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (High School Diploma and 4 years relevant 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 jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 04/10/2024

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.