Application Development Advisor-Java at Cigna

Posted in General Business 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Job Description:

The objective of this position is to work with business and technical experts to implement quality software engineering solutions and best practices. The individual must have superb analytical and technical skills. The individual will be
expected to participate in the collaborative architectural refinement, software design and realization of products that support the strategic technology needs to support the organization. A full stack engineer is a person that has a breadth of knowledge in computer science, a problem solving mentality and a desire to learn. This person is comfortable working within a technical capacity across many of the sectors including core development on platform, data processing and report generation. The FSE will be working in a team that demands technical excellence and whose members are expected to hold each other accountable in the overall success of the output. Focus for this team is on the delivery of innovative solutions to complex problems.


  • Contribute to automation pyramid and integrate with CI/CD tools for continuous validation

  • Demonstrate mentality of building well architected applications for Cloud

  • Demonstrate mentality of quality being owned by the entire team

  • Can identify code defects and work with other developers to address quality issues in product code

  • Passion for finding bottlenecks and thresholds in existing code through the use of automation tools

  • Passion for continuing education and improving code quality

FSEs are able to articulate clear business objectives aligned to technical specifications and work in an iterative agile pattern daily. FSEs have an ownership over their work task, and are comfortable interactingwith all levels of the team and raise challenges when necessary.


  • Core code development for back, middle and front end applications

  • Operational triage of bugs, failed test cases and system failures

  • Creating and optimizing code performance metrics

  • Mapping user stories to detailed technical specifications

  • Complete detailed peer code reviews

  • Complete detailed peer code reviews

  • Deploying & developing cloud applications end to end

  • Contributing to a pilot or PoC effort to bring innovation to delivery

  • Working In stages of the environment lifecycle including Production

  • Automation of manual data object creation and test cases

  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas

Requirements and Skill sets needed:

  • 5+ years of software development experience in Core Java

  • 3+ year experience in designing technical solutions using object-oriented design concepts, DDD. Knowledge of functional programing and microservices design patterns is a plus

  • Experience in Java 8 features such as Lambda Expressions, functional programing

  • Experience in Java frameworks such as Spring Boot, RESTful API services

  • Experience with NoSQL Databases such as MongoDB

  • Experience with containers such as Open Shift/ Kubernetes, Docker

  • Experience in AWS / cloud computing

  • Experience with Kafka

  • Experience with JUnit, end to end testing

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience in SDLC, including testing and deployment

  • Working knowledge of scripting languages

  • Unix-like operating system environment

  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design

  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, 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 us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

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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