Data Mgt Strategy Advisor

Remote, Remote
Full Time
Business & Management
Posted on: October 07, 2022


Cigna’s US Medical Data Integration Team offers solutions that provide actionable insights to internal and external business partners and customers that help reduce health costs, improve outcomes, provide financial security and measure and forecast business performance. The team has joint accountability with business operations to achieve Cigna’s customer-centric, business growth objectives and strives for high levels of alignment, day-to-day engagement and. The team provides analytical discipline and rigor to enable fact-based decisions for the business.

Data Advisor will be responsible for executing the product backlog for CCW Pharmacy Integration team by writing business benchmark technical code, helping product and technical team to ensure user acceptance criteria for requirements are met, working closely with various stakeholders and customers in documenting technical business data requirements, validating technology product data solutions, ensuring the right data design solutions of highest quality is produced, as well as collaborating with the Scrum team throughout the iterative delivery agile process. This person will need to perform business data cleansing and analysis in SAS, Teradata, Hive, Impala, and/or Python

Must be a current contractor with Cigna, Express Scripts, or Evernorth. Evernorth is a new business within the Cigna Corporation.


Complete understanding of the product to be developed including design workflow charts, business models and proof of concepts

Conduct data analysis and collect business requirements to translate them into data; using tools such as Toad, SAS, and/or Python.

Collaborates with Product Team and solution engineering experts to define, organize and manage data, reports and analytic enablement projects.

Perform business data cleansing and analysis in SAS, Teradata, Hive, Impala, Python

Drive innovation proactively, identify and implement new ideas/technologies, which could substantially improve customer experience and/or create differentiation

Complete understanding of data modelling tools like Erwin and take part in modelling sessions and build business glossary using the Collibra Tool

Develop Proof of Concept using Python and perform several data modernization techniques.

Apply understanding of business drivers and engage stakeholders for input and feedback as appropriate

Act as a Data expert for the Agile Scrum Team and the stakeholders.

Utilize agile tools and resources to manage and track work via Rally.

Collaborate with business and technical subject matter experts to understand needs, support design, test and deploy capabilities.

Act as a Lead Partner with matrix partners and project management throughout all phases of the project to ensure deliverables meet scope, schedule, and quality expectations

Engage other business areas as needed to execute on end to end business requirements

Works closely with Product Owner, Product Manager and Stakeholders to define the technical data product requirements.

Key personnel who will also demo User Stories output to Product Owner and business stakeholders ensuring all aspects of Technical Acceptance Criteria is met

Works with Product Owner to ensure Features are reflecting the work that Scrum team will execute via User Stories.

Participates in Program Increment Planning and Program Backlog Refinement

Provides test scenario to Development team for Acceptance Test Driven Development

Sole person to capture validate and provide validation results summary to Product Owner and team after data solutions are deployed to production by using various coding tools such as SAS, HIVE and SQL.


Must be a current contractor with Cigna, Express Scripts, or Evernorth. Evernorth is a new business within the Cigna Corporation.

Agile experience critical

BS or BA degree in MIS, Business, Computer Science or equivalent work experience

5-7 years of hands-on experience with data mining, analysis, data processing software and languages Detailed oriented with proven ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Experience on Cloud Technologies like AWS is good to have.

Experience in Data Tools such as Toad, GIT, Hue – Hive/Impala is must have.

Previous work experience in data processing software and languages to include: Teradata Studio, Toad, SQL

Demonstrated 5-7 years of extensive experience in healthcare and clinical data such as: Claim, Membership, Client Structure, Benefits, and Utilization Management/Case Management etc. critical

Ability to research data issues using technologies such SQL, SAS, Python etc.

Ability to write benchmark code using SQL, Python, HIVE when required to demonstrate the requirements and the suggested end data structure required by Business Stakeholders.

Experience applying a consultative and collaborative approach. Work experience & expertise with team input to influence business priorities and business actions for maximum strategic benefit

Cigna experience a plus, preferably focused in experience with CCW or data warehousing

Team player with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

Ability to understand enterprise code artifacts on how data solutions are built to solve various business use cases. This will require deep understanding of all technologies used for various data solutions.

Experience working with Data Stewards, Data Modelers will be a big plus.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation’s health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you’ll be empowered to solve the problems others don’t, won’t or can’t. Join us. 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: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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