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The Cigna Group Lead Software Engineer - Evernorth Health Services - Remote in Morris Plains, New Jersey

Seeking a Senior level software engineer to join the Digital Web Engineering team to support & enhance Accredo Platform. This team's focus is delivering high-quality web applications adhering to enterprise development best practices. Craftsmanship, pride in ownership and passion for excellence are core expectations.

Technologies include : ReactJS, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Java, Spring Boot, Restful APIs, ORM, SQL/No-SQL Databases

Process/Practices: Test Driven Development (TDD), pair programming, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Deployment (CD), JIRA, Confluence, PCF, AWS, Jenkins, and XL Release.

Full stack Java developer who has experience developing client facing web applications using the technologies listed above. This role requires someone who has expert knowledge on creating RESTful services using Java, Spring boot as well as frontend technologies like React JS, JavaScript, CSS and HTML. They are expected to work closely with developers, technical project managers, principle engineers and business stakeholders to ensure that application solutions meet business/customer requirements.

Level Expectations:

  • Minimize "meetings" to get requirements and have direct business interactions

  • Write referenceable & modular code

  • Design and architect the solution independently

  • Be fluent in particular areas and have proficiency in many areas

  • Have a passion to learn

  • Take ownership and accountability

  • Understands when to automate and when not to

  • Have a desire to simplify

  • Understanding inter dependencies between different systems within Enterprise and linkages in data

  • The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and collaborative full stack developer with experience in developing RESTful APIs (Java, Spring Boot) and JavaScript E2015+(React)

  • Other technologies used include AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Open Shift, Jenkins.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral are also essential as this position will interface with remote scrum teams, business owners, enterprise architects, security, infrastructure, and end users via email, phone, IM, desktop sharing, and wiki

  • Proactively conduct root-cause analyses and identify and implement enhancement opportunities for our analytic platforms and their included applications

  • May serve as team lead and have duties instructing, directing and checking the work of others.

  • Flexibility to work remotely anywhere within the US; however, expected work hours will be 9-5 Eastern Time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline and 7+ years of professional software engineering experience or the equivalence of education and experience

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong background in object-oriented software development knowledge of modern, cloud-hosted, single page applications

  • Good Experience with Agile development methodologies

  • Solid individual performance, but may spend considerable portion of their time providing direction for others, share knowledge, coaches and mentors

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About The Cigna Group

Doing something meaningful starts with a simple decision, a commitment to changing lives. At The Cigna Group, we’re dedicated to improving the health and vitality of those we serve. Through our divisions Cigna Healthcare and Evernorth Health Services, we are committed to enhancing the lives of our clients, customers and patients. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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