Application Development Advisor - Pega at Cigna in Plano, Texas

Posted in General Business 24 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

You will design and develop functional and framework components of the distributed and high throughput Pega platform and other applications in the IT Value Based Services portfolio. You will work in an IT team under the guidance of the application architect, senior developers and management on delivering projects successfully to production on schedule. You will deliver agile and fast-paced enhancements. You will ensure a systems development methodology is followed and key components such as design, testing, code reviews and technical documentation are completed for each project and make recommendations on any process improvements.

Participate on projects by developing the technical design, leading the programming effort, assisting with testing, developing design documentation, conduct technical training, managing technical implementation tasks, and code as necessary. If you do not know what Pega is but have the right background and attitude we are very much interested in you.

What you should have:

  • Cross-organizational work

  • Exceptional written/oral communication skills

  • Recognized individual contributor and/or though leader

  • Courage, perseverance and commitment to work with new tools, technologies, people and practices

  • Successful in our cutting edge, fast paced dynamic group. Ability to pick up new concepts and technology rapidly; able to explain it to both business & IT stakeholders Understanding of Reactive Architecture and Design patterns Expertise in objected-oriented techniques/principles, systems integration using web services and service interfaces, database design, Reporting

  • At least 5+ years of experience in 1 or more programming languages

  • Expertise in Enterprise Application Security, Load Balancing

  • Ability to work in SCRUM based Agile teams and practice Agile methodologies and ceremoniesPreference will be given to those individuals who possess 2+ years of hands on experience on PRPC 7.x, SCE, HCIF, BIX and/or other Pega solutions and Pega CSSA, CSA, UI certification holders.

  • Technical Skills 5+ years of experience in -Web/Integration Technologies: HTML, JavaScript, JSP, CSS, XML, JSON, MQ, JMS, SOAP, REST, WSDLLanguages Java/C#/Python/Scala, Unix Shell Scripting, SQLDatabases: Oracle/IBM DB2App Server: JBoss/WebsphereTools: Log4j, Jenkins, Nexus, uDeploy, SOAPUIAreas of business domain expertise

  • Healthcare/Medical/Pharmaceutical/Claim Processing

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science or Engineering preferred or equivalent professional experience

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

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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