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CVS Caremark
Application Development Manager, AS400/iSeries
.Net, Architecture, AS400, AS/400, Development, Development Manager, Forth, HTTP, IBM, Manager, Management, Project, Project Management, Release, RPG, Scheduling, Supervision, Synon
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Scottsdale, AZ
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Application Development Manager, AS400/iSeries

  • Scottsdale, AZ

Position Summary

This position exists to successfully execute projects/initiatives in an information technology (IT) department. Coordinates team or group activities through direct and indirect staff. Directs team in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices. Participates in budgeting and capital equipment processes and quality improvement activities for the organization. Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner and has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing BSR's, projects and programs.

Project Management and Supervision:

Manage own functional area and successfully execute quality projects/initiatives that fall under that area. Contribute to IT project planning for one or more business areas; review progress toward plan regularly with clients and make modifications, as necessary; provide quantitative cost/benefit analyses. Insure team is following work, documentation, certification, and audit requirements, as needed.

Customer Relationship Management:

Develop an in depth knowledge of the business requests, priorities and impacts. Consult with customer during execution of projects to ensure needs are being met. Ensure team collaboration and remove obstacles to accomplishment of project components. Develop services and service level agreements (SLAs); educate customers on service related information and continually improve related processes.

Leadership and Team Development:

Set team goals and objectives based on business knowledge and customer requirements; ensure achievement of those objectives; discuss and support career goals of work group(s); deliver all phases of performance management program. Actively participate in recruitment and selection processes. Commitment to ensuring teams adheres to the highest degree of integrity and Code of Conduct standards.

Resource Management:

Acquire resources, manage and mentor team members through strategic deployment, development and performance management. Also manage offshore and contractor relationships to enhance team resources and costs effectively.

Required Qualifications

4+ years of management experience in an application development systems environment 9+years of experience leading project teams (small, medium, and large projects) effectively, meeting deliverable dates, leading a work group(s) and direct customer contact

Ensure projects needs are met, including planning, status reporting, issue management, risk mitigation, scope control and implementation and release coordination

Demonstrable proven track record of leadership with experience managing large or multiple teams;

Direct the development of IT project cost estimates, benefits, and assessment of potential risks; Manage budgets, plans and expenses for the IT cost center

Experience managing offshore and contractor relationships

Experience managing customer requirements or demands

Preferred Qualifications

Management of an AS/400 shop is a plus. PBM industry experience a plus.

Strategic thinking, an aggressive drive, and an aptitude for engineering quality software. Leadership, management, and mentoring experience is also highly valued.

Understanding and application of performance efficiencies during architecture design.

Understanding of data structures and designs.

Application architecture skills - able to abstract and define conceptual solutions.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

IBM System i (AS/400), Synon/2, RPG experience a plus.


Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent work experience required, with two additional year of experience required for each year of college not attained.

Clinical Licensure Required N/A

Job Type Full Time

Business Overview

CVS Caremark, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Caremark is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW

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Location code OF155

State AZ

City Scottsdale

Zip Code 85260-6719

Work Environment Office/Professional - IT

CVS Caremark is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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