Software Engineer at CVS Health | The Muse (2024)

CVS Health

Buffalo Grove, IL

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.

As a Lead Java Software Engineer with CVS Health, you will participate on an eXtreme Programming (XP) Product Team of 6-10 people and work with the team to build high-quality, usable products to customers and stakeholders. You will help educate both business and technology personnel on the agile and XP development process and lead products from discovery and framing through iterative development and delivery while maintaining a user-centered approach in design perspective and practice.

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Software Engineer at CVS Health | The Muse (1)

A firm understanding of Java development principles and agile methodologies is crucial for success in the role.Candidates must be able to be in the office to work with product teams three days a week from 8AM to 4:30PM.


• Work in a paired programming collaborative environment, contributing to agile ceremonies

• Lead the design of efficient and user-friendly software products to advance and support business needs

• Develop frontend and backend code utilizing test-driven development

• To be successful in this role, it is important that you have a deep knowledge of various cloud infrastructure hardware and software such as Openstack, AWS, GCP, and Azure, as well as the underlying architecture for hyper-converged technologies and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Required Qualifications:

• 7+ years of Java development experience

• 7+ years of experience working with enterprise solution delivery in a large-scale distributed software design environment, preferably in a J2EE development environment with strong leadership experience

• 2+ years of experience working in an Agile-based development environment and using Agile concepts such as Continuous Integration (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD)

• 2+ years of experience with frontend development including Angular 8+, React, or similar

Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or similar

• 2 years of experience required for every year of college degree not obtained in addition to required years of 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.

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We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 04/17/2024

Client-provided location(s):

Buffalo Grove, IL, USA

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Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursem*nt
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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