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Software Engineering Senior Advisor - Express Scripts at Cigna in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Software Engineering Senior Advisor

The Senior Software Development Engineer uses specialized depth and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex software application programs. Leads work groups that are responsible for software development, design and quality testing. This position will create detailed specifications or designs, conduct quality assurance reviews of peer's application programming and act as a mentor to others in these programs. The Sr. Software Development Engineer will maintain these programs by coding, testing and debugging documents. This position is competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of application programming activities.

How you'll make a difference:

Partner with multiple vendors to create estimates and delivery plans for projects or programs across an application family.
Ensure quality of technology delivery of multiple vendors' technology solutions for multiple concurrent projects or programs for an application family.
Provide technology leadership and delivery accountability for solutions for multiple concurrent projects within an application family (i.e. Claims, C&PS, or CS & DW).
Function as team leader for a large or complex unit with accountability for setting direction to mature the technology associated with the team.
Key aspect of this is "tech debt" removal when possible.
Identify and implement process enhancement opportunities associated with supporting the application area.
Implement actions to increase ESI and vendor partner knowledge on team.
Serve as SME for components of the team.
Partner with architects to set direction for maturing use of/retiring/adding technology components in the ESI environment.
Provide technical guidance to projects/programs for complex components of a multiple technology suites.
Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components.
Lead teams to resolve urgent and high production incidents.
Lead actions to determine root cause of problems and drive resolution.
Work on special projects as assigned.
Ability to learn new technology and technical products to increase technical skills and expertise.

What you should have:

Bachelor's degree in related field with 5 years of experience.
Master's degree in related field with 3 year of experience.
11 years relevant experience without Bachelor's Degree.
Complete 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.
Solutions are innovative, thorough, 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.
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.
Ability to learn new technology and technical products to increase technical skills and expertise.

Must be a current contractor with Cigna or Express Scripts

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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