Software Engineering Senior Manager

Cigna   •  

Bloomfield, CT

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

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In this role, you will actively partner with Global Data and Analytics delivery leadership, business stakeholders, subject matter experts, as well as, your development team on initiatives that support Cigna's strategic goals centered on Affordability. As a Software Engineering leader, you will help develop an integrated architectural strategy to support next-generation reporting and analytical capabilities on an enterprise-wide scale. You will work in an agile environment, delivering user-oriented products in a fast –paced environment.

Core responsibilities:

Lead a high performing team

  • Hire and retain strong software engineering talent
  • Develop existing talent into full stack engineers
  • Inspire engineering teams to take risks and manage them
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and accountability

Understanding business products and defining high-level needs

  • Partner with the business on driving strategy from a product roadmap perspective, provide technical leadership
  • Provide your team with insight into the product roadmap and articulate technical direction and considerations
  • Encourage your team to start with the end in mind
  • Obsess with optimizing the product to achieve business goals while maximizing return on investment and business value

Data and analytical capabilities and architecture

  • Developing rock-solid, scalable systems that will still hold up 5, 10 or 20 years from now
  • Drive opportunities to revolutionize workflow with embedded analytics, machine learning, and AI
  • Enforce modern delivery practices such as continuous integration, behavior/test driven development

Ideal Candidates Will Offer:


  • LOVES data, analytics, building self-service tools and web application platforms using the latest technologies
  • Solid managerial and/or mentorship experience
  • Boundless intellectual curiosity to continually explore how to do things better, bigger, faster and cheaper
  • A strong voice for data integrity and reporting quality utilizing best practices and industry standards
  • A “roll-up your sleeves and get the job done” mentality
  • Enjoys speaking with customers to understand how we can best meet their needs
  • Team player and motivator
  • Technical and marketing skills to be able to craft and execute your own programs
  • Strong product management skills and ability to inspire software engineering teams


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in software development and management
  • Knowledge and experience with agile development process a must
  • Prior experience with web development and solution architecture is required
  • Data mining and SQL experience
  • Skilled and experienced in some of the following technologies (Scala, Python, Spark, Java)
  • Familiarity with AWS, cloud native application development, EC/EMR, and cloud data storage and access
  • Real-time streaming application development using Kafka
  • DevOps and CICD technologies experience
  • Prior entrepreneurial or startup experience is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience with thorough problem solving and analytical skills, combined with strong business acumen