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Senior Data Engineer - Cloud

Company: CVS Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

CVS Health is the nation's premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. We are building a new health care model that is easier to use, less expensive, and puts the consumer at the center of their care. Data Engineering is one of the foundational pillars driving CVS Health into a data centric company. You will be part of a large group of highly accomplished data engineers to help build innovative solutions and manage data using the latest tools and technology. Whether you are a cloud engineer, big data expert, or data warehouse practitioner, you will have ample opportunity to contribute, grow and achieve your best working for the Fortune 5's largest healthcare company.

Who we are:

CVS Health Enterprise Analytics organization has several teams within this line of business such as: Retail Analytics, Pharmacy Personalization Analytics and Data Strategy and Engineering, helping to lead the effort to transform healthcare and provide better outcomes for patients by leveraging solutions in a particular business analytic area and deliver new insights to leaders that manage the roadmap for enhancements that drive new development on existing or new solutions.

What you will do in this role:

The Senior Data/Cloud Engineer role with CVS is embarking on a multi-year journey to redefine the experience for patients and customers interactions. To support this effort, a cross-functional horizontal data engineering team has been formed within the various lines of business (PBM, Retail etc.). This team is tasked with rapidly building, testing, and scaling high-priority use cases that drive incremental business value. These use cases require significant advances in the analytical models, supporting data structures, and data features leveraged to deliver targeted interventions to patients and customers, influencing and building data products. As a core member of the data engineering team, you will be part of building the foundational analytics platform components, managing cloud components and help in designing a cost model to monitor cloud usages. You will also be working in performance re-engineering on a cloud platform and help with performance optimization of the data pipelines.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Physics, Math, or related field with 10+ years of professional or business analytics experience; or a Master's Degree with 7+ years of experience in:
  • Designing and building a cost model to monitor cloud usage
  • Working as a lead on a large-scale cloud implementation
  • Managing cloud components, including cluster management, Kubernetes, or other containerized services, storage, and workspace management
  • Spark tuning or equivalent performance re-engineering on a big data platform
  • Selection of infrastructure components such as GPU's or CPU's based on the job/compute needs
  • Working with platform teams (Azure, GCP, or AWS) in resolving technical platform issues impacting big data applications
  • Translating analytical problems into structured programs, including PySpark or Scala
  • Designing data models and solutions for analytical and reporting use cases
  • Presenting to audiences including technical, non-technical, and senior leaders
  • Leading cross functional initiatives and communicating effectively and confidently with business partners, project team members, and senior management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous healthcare experience and domain knowledge
  • Experience working with data and understand analytics and how it is leveraged within the healthcare/retail industry
  • Master's Degree with coursework focused on advanced algorithms, mathematics in computing, data structures, etc.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Physics, Math, or related field

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.

Keywords: CVS Health, Irving , Senior Data Engineer - Cloud, Other , Irving, Texas

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