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The Cigna Group Senior .NET Developer - Apollo in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description

Cigna is a global health insurance company, dedicated to its mission of helping the people we serve to improve their health, well-being and sense of security.

We are a mature but dynamic company in transition (maturing agile methodologies, cloud adoption) with open communication towards colleagues and management. We keep alive the highest concept of wellness and provide our customers the best service.

Do you enjoy talking to people? Are you seeking a multicultural environment at a TOP EMPLOYER company where you can develop your career?

Together with +700 colleagues spread over all continents (with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Nairobi, Antwerp, Madrid, Bengaluru, Glasgow, etc) you will help us deliver on the promise of our mission "to help the people we serve improve their health, their wellbeing and their sense of security".

Our line of business serves +500.000 customers worldwide.

You will be located in our Cigna Health Solutions office in Nairobi, Kenya, with flexibility to work from home and our office.

To strengthen our IT department we are currently looking for a passionate Senior (.NET) Application Development Engineer to join our Apollo Team, a self-organized, cross functional team in the IGO/NGO Release Train within Cigna's International Markets.

Together with the team, you will take ownership of its supported applications, continuously improving and extending them and making sure they keep running smoothly in the production environment ("You build it, you run it.")

You are customer oriented while keeping performance in mind. You keep an overall view on all components of the applications in the scrum teams portfolio and know how to find the right balance between future-proof solutions and fast-to-market requirements.

You have a business drive, passion for technology and are eager to learn. Above all, you have a can-do attitude where you roll up your sleeves and just do it.

Your responsibilities

  • Together with the team, you support requirement definition, and transform and develop these requirements into an appropriate architecture and solution.

  • You have end-to-end responsibility for backend applications that support our claims handling processes.

  • Write automated unit and integration tests.

  • Formulate & propose improvements, both on functional and technical level.

  • Define technical guidelines.

  • Document the implementedarchitecture and solution.

  • Deliver quality code, whilst keeping deadlines and business value in mind.

  • Work together in an international, cross-functional scrum team and the wider International Health organization.

  • Have a proactive role within the development chapter across all IGO/NGO scrum team.

Don't worry, you don't have to do this alone; you will work closely with the other developers, the Product Owner, Scrum Master, Subject Matter Experts and testers in your scrum team. You will be supported by the internal customer and our architects. On top of that, you are supported by the Developer Chapter, the group of .NET developers working in all IOH teams.

Your Profile

We value traits like an agile mindset, passion & positivism. We are looking for colleagues who take responsibility and want to make a difference. To collaborate in an international environment, English language skills are required (written and spoken).

General requirements

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in IT.

  • You have a excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and are a strong communicator.

  • You are able to articulate and bring structure in your ideas and solutions.

  • You have 5 or more years of experience in .NET (backend) development.

  • You are able to convert functional analysis into technical design and estimates, working with our Architecture team.

  • You are able to work both independently and as part of a close knit team.

  • You are eager to work on bespoke .NET components, as well as customize and configure imaging & workflow vendor platforms.

  • You demonstrate strong communication, prioritization, organization and problem solving skills.

  • You enjoy driving solutions from conception to release.

  • You have a customer oriented, creative and inventive mindset.

  • You have strong motivational and convincing skills

  • You are sensitive to cultural differences and you enjoy working in a global, multi-location team.

  • You are able to deal with ambiguity.

Essential technical skills

  • Development in .NET and MS SQL using Visual Studio

Experience in any of the following is a big plus

  • Previous experience with Agile methodologies (SAFe, SCRUM, ...)

  • Experience with ORM Frameworks, Enterprise Library, NuGet, WCF

  • Experience with ALM/DevOps tooling (eg. Azure Devops Pipelines)

  • Experience with Windows Server infrastructure (including IIS)

  • GIT or TFS version control systems

Our Offer

  • A challenging job in an international and growing enterprise.

  • An attractive market standard benefit package.

  • A part in a small, engaged scrum team with a good team spirit and open communication.

  • A development chapter and community that will help you grow in your role.

  • Flexibility to work from home 2 days per week.

  • A dynamic, entrepreneurial company culture that values and stimulates initiative and continuous learning.

  • A technologically mature working environment, using solid SDLC principles and agile methodologies.

About Cigna Healthcare

Cigna Healthcare, a division of The Cigna Group, is an advocate for better health through every stage of life. We guide our customers through the health care system, empowering them with the information and insight they need to make the best choices for improving their health and vitality. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

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: SeeYourselfEMEA@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourselfEMEA@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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