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Cigna Software Engineering Team Lead in New York, New York

Data and Analytics Engineering at Cigna is looking for a strong software engineering team leader who can solve complex problems, inspire engineering talent, and deliver business capabilities that improve access to high performing providers and increase healthcare affordability. This role is the perfect blend of software development, data engineering, business analytics, and delivery execution. It is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be challenged, drive change, and deliver value that is tangible.

As a team lead, you will drive design, and develop applications that provide Cigna with competitive analytics and intelligence used to create more cost effective products, increase member affordability, and optimize market growth strategies. You will have the opportunity to design, develop, and deploy new applications and features that will directly impact and drive Cigna's competitive decisions within the marketplace, and ultimately provide better and more affordable healthcare.

Cigna uses a variety of technologies, from big data to the latest web frameworks. You will get to build state-of-the-art technology that is scalable and robust, utilizing cloud infrastructure, and full automation.

Core responsibilities:

As a software engineering leader, you will help develop an integrated solution strategy to support next-generation reporting and analytical capabilities on an enterprise-wide scale. You will deliver user-oriented products in a fast –paced and agile environment.

Lead and develop a high performing team

  • Manage the path to production for both cloud and on-premesis products (AWS P2P preferred)

  • Develop existing talent into full stack engineers

  • Mentor early career talent into seasoned members of the team

  • Inspire engineering teams to take risks and manage them

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and accountability

  • Understanding business products and defining high-level needs

  • Partner with the business on driving strategy from a product roadmap perspective, provide technical leadership

  • Provide your team with insight into the product roadmap and articulate technical direction and considerations

  • Encourage your team to start with the end in mind

  • Obsess with optimizing the product to achieve business goals while maximizing return on investment and business value

Data and analytical capabilities and architecture

  • Developing rock-solid, scalable systems

  • Drive opportunities to revolutionize workflow with embedded analytics, machine learning, and AI

  • Enforce modern delivery practices such as continuous integration, behavior/test driven development

Ideal Candidates Will Offer:


  • Passionate about data, analytics, building self-service tools and web application platforms using the latest technologies

  • Solid managerial and/or mentorship experience

  • Boundless intellectual curiosity to continually explore how to do things better, bigger, faster and cheaper

  • A strong voice for data integrity and reporting quality utilizing best practices and industry standards

  • A “roll-up your sleeves and get the job done” mentality

  • Enjoys speaking with customers to understand how we can best meet their needs

  • Team player and motivator who inspires, embraces diversity of thought, and fosters a culture of creativity


  • 5+ years of experience in software development

  • Experience leading teams of software engineers

  • Extensive experience in modern web development frameworks: React, Angular, Node.js, Django, etc.

  • Extensive experience with a scripting language: Javascript, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.

  • Extensive experience with an object oriented language: C++, Java, Scala, or other OO compiled language

  • Data mining and SQL experience

  • Familiarity with Visualization Libraries: D3, Shiny, Tableau, etc.

  • Knowledge and experience with agile development process

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent in education and experience

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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