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The Cigna Group Software Engineering Advisor - Express Scripts - Hybrid in Morris Plains, New Jersey

Position Summary:

This role requires you to be fluent in some of the critical technologies with proficiency in others and have a hunger to learn on the job and add

value to the business. Critical attributes of being a full-stack engineer among others is Ownership & Accountability. In addition to Delivery, the

advisor should have an automation first and continuous improvement mindset. He/she should drive the adoption of CI/CD tools and support

the improvement of the tools sets/processes. This person needs to understand the interrelationships between systems and be able to write

working software that will successfully integrate and interface these systems.


  • Delivery of a business need end-to-end starting from understanding the requirements to deploying the software into production.

  • Software engineering and data analysis.

  • System and design perspective this person will need to understand how different pieces work together and use library calls,

  • REST APIs, database queries, etc.) In order to communicate with them.

  • Drive innovative analytical methods to better align IT analytics with CIGNA’s short term and long-term goals, adding value by

  • adopting software engineering best practices.

  • Hands on with architecture and design to support various Cigna organizations.

  • Strong customer service focus.

  • Must be a current contractor with Cigna Healthcare, Evernorth Health Services, or one of their subsidiaries.


  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

  • 6+ years of experience in IT delivery

  • Must possess excellent analytical and technical skills coupled with the ability to quickly learn new technologies.

  • 4-6 years of experience in software development of enterprise Java web applications or API, preferably using Spring.

  • 3+ years' experience being past of Agile teams and working in Agile methodology.

  • Proven experience with the following technologies: Spring, SpringBoot, GIT, Maven, Jenkins, Splunk.

  • Experience with SQL and ability to check data.

  • Experience working with databases like DB2, Oracle, MongoDB (desirable).

  • Experience working with Kafka, Attunity and MQ technologies is desirable.

  • Thorough understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field.

  • Ability to provide and implement technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Experience creating solutions that are innovative, practical and consistent with organizational objectives.

  • Ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal.

  • Familiarity with health care or PBM industry and a passion for driving positive patient outcomes.

  • Familiar with working in a vendor partner model.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines.

  • Strong mentoring skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and meet project deadlines.

  • Adaptability and willingness to lean new tools and applications.

  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across project teams.

  • Ability to learn new technology and technical products to increase technical skills and expertise.

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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