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Cigna-Evernorth Services

Remote, but you must be in the following location

  • 🇺🇸 United States

Software Engineer Advisor

The engineer is responsible for the delivery of a business need end-to-end starting from understanding the requirements to deploying the software into production. 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 full stack engineer 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 tool sets/processes.

The focus of this individual will be to create, in a collaborative fashion, efficient and effective strategies and solution architectures to solve problems in the real world.  This person will also help with mentoring team members to become full stack engineers.  Our teams focus on solutions revolving around pharmacies, pharmaceuticals, and, most importantly, patients; the solutions we provide drive our ability to provide affordable access to medications in a controlled, efficient, and responsible manner. 

The teams utilize Big Data tools, with a focus on cloud platforms, to improve on analytics.  Through a hands-on engineering approach, this individual will develop patterns, processes, and applications which enable many other scrum teams to tackle the big data and data science problems.  You will understand business requirements and work with cross-org teams.  You will influence all aspects of the system from data ingestion utilizing big data methodologies to solving business problems through application development while focusing on security, fault tolerance and scalability.  

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

Key Characteristics:

  • 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.

  • Be entrepreneurial / business minded.

  • Have a quality mindset, not just code quality but also to ensure ongoing data quality by monitoring data to identify problems before they have business impact.

  • Take risks and champion new ideas.


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

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • College degree preferred.

  • 1+ years being part of Agile teams – Scrum or Kanban

  • 1+ years of working in an object-oriented language: Python, Go, Rust, R, Scala, or other OO compiled language.

  • Cloud infrastructure experience (AWS or other).

  • 1+ years in Web development frameworks like React, Angular, other Node.js based systems, Django, React-native, etc.

  • 1+ years of scripting (JavaScript, Bash, R, etc.)

  • 2+ years of database – SQL.

  • Experience with Git/SVN.

  • Experience with big data technologies a plus, such as Hadoop, Teradata, etc.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Fluent in BDD and TDD development methodologies.

  • Work in an agile CI/CD environment (Jenkins experience a plus).

  • Knowledge and/or experience with Health care information domains is a plus.

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.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of 100,500 - 167,500 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That’s why you’ll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you’ll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna Group.

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.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] for support. Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.