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Cigna Information Protection Lead Analyst, IT Assurance in St. Louis, Missouri

The IT Assurance Lead Analyst role is responsible for assisting critical security reviews of information systems for HIPAA compliance. This role will work closely with Information System Experts, Infrastructure, Development and Project Management teams, and ensure continued process improvements.

The position is in the Global Security Assurance Team (GSAT), in the Cigna Information Protection (CIP) department. CIP is responsible for managing information security, including security risk management, for the organization. The GSAT team is responsible for security assurance-related activities associated to Cigna's government, commercial and international lines of business.


  • Assist in the performance of HIPAA-based assessments of internal and external systems.

  • Identifies weaknesses in internal controls and opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies.

  • Researches consultative advice to information security customers that enables them to make informed risk management decisions.

  • Assists project teams in the implementation of security measures to meet corporate security policies and external regulations.

  • Weigh business needs against security concerns and articulate issues and options to management.

  • Assists in updates to appropriate security documentation for applications and systems.

  • Ensures that user community understands and adheres to necessary procedures to maintain security.

  • Communicates findings to stakeholders.


  • At least 3 years of IT experience with a Bachelor's Degree in computer related field or equivalent

  • At least 3 years of experience in Information Security

  • Familiarity with external regulations such as HIPAA

  • PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with internal/external entities and executives a must

  • Effective leadership skills, demonstrated ability to coordinate people and teams to project/activity completion and the ability to work in a team environment, sharing workloads and responsibilities

  • Customer service-oriented; Ability to work in a flexible environment where requirements and procedures continuously evolve

  • Certification in information security and/or audit (CISA, CISSP, CISM, GIAC, or equivalent) preferred

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

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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