Software Engineering Senior Advisor - Evernorth at Cigna (Houston, TX)

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As a Software Engineering Senior Advisor, with a focus on Cloud and Data engineering, you will have the opportunity to expand your skills in a variety of areas while working on a data-focused delivery-team. On this team, you will be help architect and deliver a wide variety of code artifacts. You may work on and help transferring on-premises data to AWS cloud. In addition, you'll gain experience in CI/CD by utilizing Jenkins and Terraform. Our group has a focus on full cycle engineering - requirements gathering to production support - this means you will have an opportunity to work on a variety of problems to solve while gaining Teradata Vantage and Apache Spark experience. You will also have an opportunity to work on data analytics solutions using various business intelligence tools.

You may work on and build automated data pipelines, front-end tools and dashboards to display that data in meaningful ways, and APIs that allow other organizations to consume your data and services.

You will be challenged to:
• Help design, create, and manage continuous application/data delivery pipelines for your team's code and deliverables using Jenkins/GitHub/Udeploy /Conduit/Airflow & Cloudbees/Terraform
• Understand our Cigna corporate warehouse (Teradata /Teradata Vantage/ Apache Spark) environment and help identify insights/trends.
• Understand the Canonical data model and integrate the medical data from various source systems.
• Enable business users visualize, interact with, and understand our data by designing and building powerful web-based dashboards and applications.
• Interface with data behind-the-scenes by creating API's with programming languages like Python, or Scala (and others) with REST/GraphQL frameworks.
• Constantly learn and evaluate new technologies to see if they can bring value to the organization.

A desire and willingness to learn will be the deciding factor for applicants. Ideal applicants will be eager to work in a wide variety of domains and want to learn a great deal in each. They will have the technical aptitude to learn new technologies and form their own opinions about their applications. Since their work will span many different domains, they must have excellent communication skills, as working in isolation will simply not be an option. Finally, they will have the opportunity to influence the direction of the data, analytics, and engineering organization, and thus will be able to identify areas needing improvement and drive the effort to improve them.

Your team will act as your mentors and you will not be expected to know all of the technologies listed. Applicants with some exposure to the following will have a head start: Python, SQL, Teradata, Teradata Vantage, Apache Spark, REST APIs, AWS Cloud


Python, PySpark, SQL, Teradata, Teradata Vantage, SCALA, R, CI/CD technologies (Jenkins, GitHub, Terraform etc.), AWS cloud-based solutions, Kafka, Qlik, APIs, Docker/Container delivery solutions

• Full-stack solution design
• AWS cloud-based solutions
• API design
• scripting/build automation
• Cloud-first mindset
• Continuous improvement
• Need to have an automate-everything attitude


Customer focus, dealing with ambiguity, informing, learning and applying-quickly, managing vision and purpose, priority-setting, problem-solving, perseverance

• Analyze business needs and interface with stakeholders to understand requirements
• Architect an executable solution and factor in team feedback
• Build out your solution with guidance from team and other resources
• Deploy, maintain, and support solutions

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or comparable field preferred.

Must be a current contractor with Cigna, Express Scripts, or Evernorth. Evernorth is a new business within the Cigna Corporation.

This role is WAH/Flex which allows most work to be performed at home. Employees must be fully vaccinated if they choose to come onsite.

This role is subject to the CMS (Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services) COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Full vaccination is required, meaning that workers in this position must have received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of an mRNA vaccine before the first day of work.

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. 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: [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.

Cigna 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.
More Information on Cigna
Cigna operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Bloomfield, CT, Phoenix, AZ, Philadelphia, PA and Plano, TX. Cigna was founded in 2022. It has 74000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 191 open jobs at Cigna, click here.
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