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Software Engineering Advisor

Company: Cigna
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


Engineer will work on a team of truly talented individuals and be responsible for design, build and testing (using automation scripts but not limited to unit/integration/performance testing) of Individual & Family Retail Health Insurance applications and its components that interface with complex enterprise systems and external vendor systems. Engineer will have solid knowledge working with complex distributed applications and passion for technologies by solving data integration challenges. Individual will have zeal and drive to be up to speed with latest development in tech arena.

Engineer must be a highly motivated, well-rounded, team player and self-starter that works best in a collaborative, dynamic, agile environment. Excellent communication skills both written and oral are also essential as this position will interface with remote scrum teams, business owners, enterprise architects, security, infrastructure, and end users via email, phone, IM, desktop sharing, and wiki.


  • Leverage existing open source frameworks, third party components/libraries, cloud and commercial software to design and develop robust enterprise solutions. Mentality towards integrating and reusing existing capabilities vs building from scratch is highly desired.
  • Enable a 360-degree view of customer-centric information through integration of a multitude of internal/external systems, mobile apps, devices, and data marts.
  • Ability to implement test driven development with strong focus on automation testing.
  • Support and enhance existing Individual & Family Retail Health Insurance applications used by consumers as well as operations staff.
  • Participate in all agile ceremonies effectively.


  • Engineer should be very familiar with advanced concepts and have relevant, hands-on experience in many of the following areas to be a successful contributor on the team:
  • Java, J2EE and related frameworks such as Spring and ORM etc.
  • Microservices Architecture and Rest patterns using leading industry recommended security frameworks.
  • Cloud and related technologies such as AWS, Google, Azure.
  • UI development experience using Angular/Typescript/Javascript technologies.
  • Test Automation Skills using Behavioral Driven Development.
  • Data Integration (batch, real-time) following Enterprise Integration Patterns.
  • Service Oriented Architecture (event-driven SOA, Web Services, REST, ESB).
  • Message driven architecture (JMS, SOA, Spring).
  • Relational Database, No SQL Database, DynamoDB and Data Modeling,
  • Database development & tuning (PL/SQL/XQuery).
  • Performance (threading, indexing, clustering, caching).
  • Document-centric data architecture (XML DB/NoSQL).
  • Knowledge of reporting/BI tools such as Tableau would be plus.
  • Full-stack engineering mindset with a passion for excelling in all areas of the software development life cycle such as analysis, design, development, automated testing, and DevOps.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline strongly preferred, typically seven or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of five years' experience application program development, OR the equivalent in education and work experience. Ideal candidate will have relevant experience either as a consultant or working for a start-up company.

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, Plano , Software Engineering Advisor, Other , Plano, Texas

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