CVS Health

Data Engineer ( SQL , Python , ETL )

Job description

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.

Position Summary:

At CVS Health, everything starts with our vision to reimagine health care by putting people at the center of all we do and redefine health care in America. Our strategy is focused on making bold moves to deliver solutions that are personalized, connected and increasingly digital.

To execute on our vision and strategic imperatives, the Enterprise Data Services & Operations (EDSO) team is focused on building a modern, connected data ecosystem that accelerates the use of data, analytics, and advanced AI. We are looking for passionate and motivated Data Engineers to join our growing team of engineers. We are on a mission to transform technology and health care and you will play a pivotal role in executing our strategies and making our vision come true.


  • Develops scalable, repeatable and secure data structures and pipelines to organize, collect, standardize and integrate data that facilitate more complete, accurate and consistent data for insights and reporting
  • Builds efficient, high quality, integrated and increasingly real-time ETL/ELT processes using tools, programming languages and services
  • Delivers data capabilities and new data products to accelerate investments in data and democratize data across the enterprise and within the Health Care Business unit
  • Collaborates with data science team to transform data and integrate algorithms and models into automated processes
  • Builds data models, data marts and extracts to support Data Science, internal customers and third-party administrators
  • Analyzes data, understands complex systems and solves challenging data sourcing and integration problems
  • Promotes engineering excellence by simplifying, optimizing, and automating processes and workflows
  • Innovates by leveraging and practicing agile techniques to achieve efficiency, boost productivity and improve processes

This is a hybrid role (3 days a week onsite) in one of the CVS Health or Aetna offices in Hartford, CT or Blue Bell, PA.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience building and deploying data pipelines using Python and any ETL tool.
  • 2+ years experience with SQL.
  • 2+ years work experience with Relational databases (Db2, SQL Server or similar) or Hadoop

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building ETL data pipelines in Ab-Initio, Data Stage or equivalent technology
  • Experience in GCP Cloud services such as Big Query, Composer, Airflow or DataProc.
  • Experience with PySpark.
  • Experience with bash shell scripts, UNIX utilities & UNIX Commands, CI/CD.
  • Agile practice experience with methodologies like SAFe.
  • Healthcare domain experience.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Engineering, Machine Learning, or related discipline
  • Master’s degree or PhD preferred

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$75,705.00 - $154,500.00

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.

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: 03/30/2024

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

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