App Development Sr Specialist

Cigna   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 176 days ago

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App Development Sr SpecialistRole Summary: The App Development Sr. Specialist is an experienced full-stack software engineer who is passionate about the latest web + mobile development methodologies and tools, committed to agile software development practices, motivated to drive processes and practices that result in high-quality software, and comfortable with ambiguity and successful in a fast-paced, complex work environments.   A successful candidate has the confidence to build applications which are powerful, scalable, and mobile friendly. Someone who creates opportunity and is self-driven with a “How can I do this better?” rather than “What should I do now?” attitude. Your thirst for quality work, advancing technology trends, and all things digital is complimented with a solid technical skillset and a focus on detail.   You will be an integral part of our growing development practice, focused on shaping innovative products in the healthcare industry that drive customer wellness and increased benefits plan utilization.   Major Duties/Responsibilities: Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Actively contribute to application architecture and design
  • Design and develop customer and support-facing capabilities
  • Work closely with product delivery partners in successful build, test, and release of solutions
  • Development of both UI and server-side platforms
  • Work through user-centered design practices to gather and incorporate end-user feedback into development
  • Collaborate heavily with stakeholders to shape and refine business requirements




  • Must have advanced JavaScript skills (for example: Prototypes, Classes and Modules, Promises, Decorators, …)
  • 4+ years working with modern Javascript platforms (Angular/React /Redux or Similar)
  • 4+ years working with CSS (LESS/SASS)
  • 3+ years experience developing in Node.js or Scala on the server side
  • Experience consuming RESTful services
  • Proficient with Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience creating or enhancing RESTful services is highly desired
  • Experience working with noSQL document-oriented databases models (mongo db, other) through Production
  • Experience in Mobile technology platforms (iOS/Android) and/or hybrid mobile platforms (NativeScript, React Native, Cordova)
  • Is passionate about technology, and is always looking to further their personal knowledge and expertise
  • Is comfortable executing against tasks that are occasionally ambiguous, but works independently to seek out needed information
  • Is not the type to wait for others to tell them "what to do next", but who proactively looks to fill their work queue
  • Enjoys working in a team of high performers, who hold each other accountable to perform to their very best
  • Does not shy away from opportunities for 'constructive confrontation' and both provide and take feedback with team members