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Architecture Senior Advisor

091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co.
Plano, TX 75074
  • Job Code
    20012215

The candidate will act as a technical architect/developer for major systems and their subsystems utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs for the Digital Engineering team. Provides comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming and processes for diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server, software, hardware, technologies and tools, etc.). Work closely with client and IT management and staff to identify application architecture solutions, new or modified programs, reuse of existing code through the use of program development software alternatives, or integration of purchased solutions or a combination of the available alternatives. Researches and evaluates alternative solutions and recommends the most efficient and cost effective application programming solution.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Provide technical expertise through a hands-on approach to teams and projects developing capabilities for one or more application within Web IT.
  • Assists in translation of business requirements into meaningful requirements or stories.
  • Architectural roadmap(s) short term/long term
  • Apply expertise and research designs with subject matter experts to devise requirements, design specifications, and usage criteria for Big Data solutions.
  • Maintain involvement in continuous improvement of Big Data solution processes, tools and templates.
  • Responsible for leading the design and maintaining solutions conformant to enterprise standards, architecture, and technologies.
  • Provide oversight, direction and mentoring to ensure adherence to business direction, architectural strategies, and enterprise technology standards.
  • Offer guidance on use of appropriate Big Data tools to meet project needs.
  • Collaborate with developers and business users for overall design oversight on Big Data solutions
  • Maintain expertise and proficiency with Big Data technologies using business intelligence best practices.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of business domains, heath care analytics, and industry trends in order to develop an enterprise view of Cignas Big Data Analytic needs.
  • Demonstrates and promotes creativity and innovation. Proactively seeks out alternative solutions to business problems.

General Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline strongly preferred, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of five years experience designing, developing, deploying, and supporting computing applications in a large-scale, complex environment.
  • Strong communication skills geared towards effective communication of concepts, design rationale and findings to the organization.
  • Track record of consistently driving projects to completion and taking accountability for work and results. Confronts tough issues and situations.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments.
  • Ability to think strategically and implement iteratively. Ability to estimate financial impact of design/architecture alternatives.
  • Proven track record of success in challenging the status quo, implementing new ideas and designs with a practical orientation.
  • Must be a current Cigna or Express Scripts contractor.

Required Technical Qualifications / Skills

  • Expertise in Hadoop and related technologies
  • Excellent Data analysis skills
  • Knowledge of Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark (including pyspark), Spark streaming, Kafka, Scala, Python, MapReduce, Yarn, Hive, Oozie, SQL, Impala, HBase
  • Experience with distribution vendor like Cloudera
  • Good knowledge of Python
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and storyboard/wireframe development as part of application design
  • Comfortable in configuring and using multiple operating systems (Mac/Windows/*nix)
  • Design expertise with Hadoop, Teradata, Looker, and Tableau along with Cognos tools is a plus
  • Experience with disciplined software development lifecycle
  • Ability to communicate at various levels within large organizations
  • Knowledge of Big Data tool performance/tuning/measurement and usage criteria to drive appropriate tool selections and use
  • Comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience with service offerings full AWS platform
  • AWS architecture including: IAM, ELB, EC2, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, Lamda, Cloudformation, Cloudfront, Autoscaling, EMR, Data Pipeline, Security Groups, Route53
  • RESTful service design, documentation, and implementation experience; AWS API Gateway experience preferred
  • Leverage a successful balance between security, access control, and auditing capabilities in the public cloud; AWS IAM, AWS Config, and AWS key management preferred

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, youll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich peoples 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.

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.







Posted: 2020-09-04 Expires: 2020-10-03
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