Solution Strategist (Technical Product Owner) - CVS Health

Location: Greater Boston OR Irving TX OR Northbrook IL OR Scottsdale AZ
Job Type: Engineering

IQ Workforce is a leading recruiting firm for the global analytics & data science community.

Our client partner, CVS Health, is hiring Solution Strategists in their Enterprise Analytics organization. As CVS Health now makes up a PBM (Caremark) and one of the nation’s largest health insurers (Aetna), you will have the opportunity to create programs that use an unprecedented level of health data to improve health outcomes. If you are passionate about making a difference in the work you do, being recognized for your talent and expertise in solving complex and challenging analytical/data problems while contributing to the success of key strategic initiatives, consider growing your career with a Fortune 10 healthcare leader!

As a Product Owner of Data Management Tools within the Enterprise Data and Engineering Strategy Team, the Solution Strategist will be responsible for stakeholder management, tool roadmap creation and prioritization across lines of business, as well as implementation with IT partners. You will be responsible for aligning the implementation roadmap with business priorities and delivering capabilities to support innovation and analytics functions throughout the enterprise. Product owner is a key role who owns the tool lifecycle starting from the business need assessment, to proof of concept, pilot, production deployment, monitoring, adoption, training, and retirement/evolution of products. Portfolio of tools for Data Management includes data governance, metadata management, and data engineering capabilities on prem and on the cloud.

Responsibilities include:
Manage and prioritize backlog of features to be implemented, define acceptance criteria and metrics for success for tools in the portfolio

Create rubric and functional assessment criteria for vendor platform and tool assessment that aligns to business needs, platform strategy, and data governance and management strategy

Design and implement success metrics for adoption and tracking business value of investments

Create a vision and roadmap for tool portfolio aligning to platform architectures

Establish key milestones for deliverables driven by business needs and priorities

Make recommendations and develop best practices for providing acceleration for new use cases

Define and implement user onboarding and training program

Identify gaps, dependencies, risks, in a proactive manner and make recommendations based on objective criteria

Collaborate and establish communication with business, analytics, and IT stakeholders.

Support vendor management, contracting, legal review, and procurement activities.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field required

3+ years in technical program management and/or Certified Product Owner – Agile.

5+ years of Experience with Data Engineering, data Governance, Metadata Management

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Critical thinker, with the ability to make decisions on technology and business needs in Data Management domain.

Highly motivated, independent worker, with a pulse on industry trends and best practices.

Ability to take ownership over process and deliverables across functional teams.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and tools

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, stakeholder management and negotiation skills

Ability to work collaboratively in a highly matrixed environment to get alignment and buy in on strategy.

Ability to create messaging for the right audience including technical, non-technical, and all levels, including executives