Senior UI/UX Software Engineer at Cigna in Austin, Texas

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are seeking a passionate and talented hands-on Senior Software Engineer who will work in a Ruby on Rails and Node environment. They will help guide the backend development team to continue building out APIs and services, aimed at aiding the over 30 million uninsured patients at the pharmacy counter.

The ideal candidate would be well versed in the challenges and complexities involved in building scalable and robust applications. This person would work with the team to design and implement a world class solution, with stability and scale in mind. Most importantly, they would thrive in a fast paced & collaborative culture. You will be helping to grow Inside Rx, a prescription savings card startup fostered within a Fortune 22 company.

Required Technical Skills and Experience

At least 3 years’ experience as a development lead or higher individual contributor position
Good proficiency working with Ruby on Rails, specifically around API interfaces and ORM
High understanding of complexities around web services, and how to make them scale with high availability
Comfortable stepping into the Unix CLI to perform maintain utility functions.
Experience defining, guiding, and setting standards across teams Experience working with relational databases, ideally Postgres or MySQL.
Have worked in an Agile environment, and are familiar with SCRUM and/or Kanban Ability to work in a cross-functional environment where team members wear many hats
Have participated in code review process, and have proven record of providing constructive feedback to the team, peers and leaders
Has worked with AWS environments, or other cloud infrastructure

You get Bonus Points if...

you are proficient with Node.js and ES6 as well you have experience setting up and using Docker containers
you know how to set-up/maintain CI/CD pipelines
you are familiar with the Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence)
you are comfortable with pair programming.

You're a Good Cultural Fit if...

you are comfortable being self-directed and taking ownership of work the sound of a ping pong table makes you code better
you find Nerf projectiles a viable solution to some minor disagreements
you like to level up your skills and knowledge, and are constantly learning a collaborative team environment is where you thrive

Get excited!

Here is some of the current tech we are using:

Ruby on Rails (Version 5)
GitLab & GitLab CI
PostgreSQL & MySQL


Do you have a passion for programming and find yourself asking “I wonder if I could do it this way…”? Our software engineering teams start with strategy and then create, test and deploy our client and patient applications. The result? Innovative, high-performing, scalable user-facing solutions relied on by millions every day. We work in an Agile environment, partnering with teams across the organization to craft exceptional applications – with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes for the 100 million people we serve


At Express Scripts, we dare to imagine a better health care system, and we’re driven to make it happen. Where some see obstacles, we see possibilities. We’re challengers, difference-makers and opportunity-seekers, united with our partners in pursuit of a simpler, more sustainable system and better health for all.

We have always acted first to take on the toughest challenges. We uniquely partner across the health care ecosystem to uncover opportunities, take action, advance health care and deliver better outcomes – like no one else can. We believe health care can do more. We are Champions For BetterSM.

Express Scripts, part of Cigna Corporation, unlocks new value in pharmacy, medical and beyond to further total health for all.

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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