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Software Engineering Advisor - Express Scripts

Company: Cigna
Location: Franklin Lakes
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

In this role as a Software Engineer, you will be 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 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.

The candidate will need to have expertise in software engineering as well as data analysis. This person needs to understand the interrelationships between systems, and be able to write working software that will successfully integrate and interface these systems. From a 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. The candidate will play a technical role in an enterprise area responsible for driving 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. The candidate must possess excellent analytical and technical skills coupled with the ability to quickly learn new technologies. The individual will be hands on with architecture and design to support various Cigna organizations.

Pharmacy API services caters to specialty, home delivery pharmacies supporting prescription processing right from intake until dispensing. Spring boot APIs supports various stages of prescription processing. Intake, Prescription creation, order entry, clearance, order scheduling, shipping, etc. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in people's lives!


  • 5+ years of experience in IT delivery

  • 3+ years of experience in software development of enterprise Java web applications and API development, 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 is 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

  • Strong customer service focus

  • 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 work load 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

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred, or the equivalent of education and work experience

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, 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 us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

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: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Keywords: Cigna, New York , Software Engineering Advisor - Express Scripts, Other , Franklin Lakes, New York

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