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Cigna Senior DevOps - Cloud Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Cigna’s Enterprise DevOps Engineering group is seeking a Senior DevOps/Cloud Engineer to join our team. We internally build DevOps products that are used across our IT delivery organization. This position encompasses both leadership and individual contributor responsibilities as well as hands-on software development. Critical technical skills include familiarity with AWS, Linux, Kubernetes, Jenkins, as well as the common DevOps activities, practices and techniques found in highly automated environments. Critical leadership skills include the ability to drive DevOps best practices across the team as well as plan and strategize on near-term and longer-term projects.

Candidates for this position should have at least 5 years’ experience in Object Oriented Programming within a delivery team, as well as worked on a DevOps team that supported a set of engineers. The candidate understands the importance of quality and responsiveness in meeting customer expectations. Success in this position requires you to be a self-motivated team player and an open-minded contributor who can help the team reach it its larger goals.


  • Ownership of custom DevOps tools internally built to drive a reduction in speed to market.

  • Through a hands on approach, conduct software engineering, code reviews and deliver innovative software tools, technologies, and application frameworks.

  • Maintain deep levels of involvement in the implementation process.

  • Ask questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

  • Business oriented and able to communicate to internal engineering customers as well as leadership

  • Ensure adherence to existing DevOps enterprise direction and architectural strategies.

  • Function as a hands-on member of the DevOps teams - guiding & mentoring team to design, document, develop, test, deploy and maintain products and solutions.


  • Minimum of 5 years' of overall DevOps / Software Engineering experience strongly preferred

  • 5+ DIRECT years of experience in Software Development and Best Practices.

  • Highly skilled in USING OpenShift / Kubernetes tools

  • Significant experience with automated build pipelines.

  • Comfort following versioning and release strategies with Git

  • Must have experience with Java and/or Groovy. Go experience desirable. Bash, AWS API Libraries, awscli, Python helpful

  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools (such as Ansible or Terraform).

  • Experience with build tools (such as Maven, Gradle or Please).

  • Experience with using Kubernetes clusters and Jenkins

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree or the equivalent of education and experience

Candidates will succeed if they:

  • Are a relentless problem-solver.

  • Enjoy hands-on coding and building tools.

  • Have the ability to perform analysis of business problems and technical environments.

  • Possess a proven track record of success in challenging the status quo, implementing new ideas and designs with a practical orientation.

  • Can think strategically and implement iteratively and can estimate financial impact of design/architecture alternatives.

  • Possess strong teamwork and collaboration skills, including solid oral and written communication skills.

  • Have experience of deploying and managing large-scale, cloud-based solutions.

  • Track record and a passion for being a team player. You take the lead when needed and also coach and develop others when needed.

  • Have experience creating benchmark tests, designing for scalability and performance as well as designing/integrating large-scale systems.

  • Are passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.

  • Are open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

  • Are passionate about all things DevOps in design and innovation.

  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

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, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s 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.

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