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Cigna Software Engineering Senior Manager - Pharmacy Technology in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Pharmacy Technology Senior Manager leads the team responsible for the Safire software that run our mail order fulfillment pharmacies for Home Delivery, Accredo and Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services.


  • Develop and maintain Safire application platform for the Filling product

  • Determine when and how to implements new and emerging technologies

  • Provide in-depth technical consultation to business partners and IT management/development to ensure development of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures and methodologies

  • Engage in production support research and resolution recommendations, as required

  • Oversee software engineering product team of 8 – 15 people

  • Manages the performance and develops the feedback of the members of their team, including following through on annual performance review.

  • Participates in evaluation and prioritization of customer/user requests.

  • Participates in process improvement and cross-departmental IT initiatives.

  • Report key performance metrics to management

  • Partner closely with the Technical Product Owns and Automation Team and apply Safire Subject Matter Expertise across the product.

  • Complete project responsibilities including design, coding, testing and documentation

  • Document change management for all projects

This role is based in St. Louis, MO and will require you to live or relocate to the St. Louis, MO area

Employees must be fully vaccinated when they come onsite.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must perform this role in the St. Louis area

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree Preferred

  • 8-10 years’ experience in software engineering

  • 3-5 years leading software engineering teams

  • Experience working in Microsoft C#.NET, C++ and Angular

  • Experience working with Oracle and Microsoft SQL

  • Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions

  • Familiarity with the Manufacturing Application Development preferred

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines and travel requirements

  • Well versed in root cause analysis techniques thru analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Experience working in the agile framework

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.

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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