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Cigna UI Software Engineer - Team Lead - Express Scripts in St. Louis, Missouri


  • Designs, develops and implements methods, processes, tools and analyses to sift through large amounts of data stored in a data warehouse or data mart to find relationships and patterns

  • Develop new user-facing features

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end

  • Collaborate with other stakeholders and software developers, QE peers across multiple teams

  • Translate the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the web application

  • Partner with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works

  • Recognized internally as “the go-to person” for the most complex Information Management assignments

Periodic travel may be required as offices reopen. Work location is flexible.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience with client-side scripting, JavaScript frameworks, React and strong understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus

  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them

  • Understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Strong background in object oriented software development

  • Knowledge of modern, cloud-hosted, single page applications

  • Previous experience with unit testing and automated builds and deploys Ability to write web services in Java using the Spring Boot framework

  • Database knowledge and advanced query skills for Sql and NoSql databases

  • Previous experience or knowledge using Kafka to build event-driven architecture between applications

  • Strong familiarity with building applications in a large scale enterprise environment

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.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.