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Company: CVS Health
Location: Hartford, CT
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


Job Description
The Senior Advisor is a team leader who directs, executes, and supports technical activities for both small and large complex projects across multiple technical environments. This role will be part of the NLP team, which is engaged across multiple functions with a particular emphasis on solving problems, process improvement, and increasing automation within the team.

You will be accountable for delivering innovative solutions which meet business needs and opportunities by integrating information, business process refinement, and technology in a timely manner. You will also work closely with internal and external partners on other key strategic initiatives, including identifying opportunities to increase internal process efficiency by applying novel technology concepts to existing business processes.

Your main responsibilities will include serving as the technical lead in the design of new applications or enhancements of existing solutions.

About You:
• 8+ years of application development experience in a scalable environment
• Extensive knowledge in Applied Natural Language Processing with particular emphasis on IBM Watson
• Experience managing multiple Development teams
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
• Strong understanding of source code version control systems, Git, Github, and release management
• Strong understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes
• Deep understanding of computational pipelines and functional programming concepts
• Strong engineering design patterns to promote loosely coupled systems
• Deep understanding of Cloud Technologies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interface with a variety of technical and non-technical individuals as part of a larger project
• Exposure to NLP theory and common libraries like NLTK
• Ability to read and write computer code in a variety of languages common to NLP: Python, R, Java
• Lead the team in planning and review activities
• Work closely with technical leadership and other team leads to drive architecture and design and provide technical decisions for the team in line with architectural goals
• Monitor release quality and make recommendations regarding risks and stability of new features

What You Will Do:
• Implement software solutions consistent with the company's coding standards and performance guidelines.
• Responsible for software quality and performance.
• Manages project tasks and ensures they are worked on in priority order as determined by their manager.
• Participates in the planning and scheduling of tasks, and responsible for meeting project deadlines as determined jointly with stockholders
• Provide clear internal/external documentation for complex software components.
• Stays current with development tools, processes, and techniques
• Strong understanding of DevOps and software/application development processes
• Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems
• Translate software requirements into working and maintainable solutions within the existing application frameworks
• Implement the products lifecycle: Design, development, quality, deployment and maintenance
• Continuously contribute to team performance improvement and collaboration

Required Qualifications
8+ years of experience in application program development.
3+ years of experience in Applied Natural Language Processing.
3+ years of development experience in Java OR Python OR C#.
2+ years of experience developing API services.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience supporting and leading others to develop API services
• -Experience with cloud infrastructure components, cloud implementations, and cloud providers (e.g., GCP, Snowflake, Azure, etc.)
• -Experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence
• -Experience in relevant programming languages, development tools, and/or databases
• -Experience with Agile methodology
• -Healthcare industry experience

Bachelors degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience.

Business Overview
At Aetna, a CVS Health company, 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 are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

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