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Chief Technical Product Owner - Communications Platform

Company: Cigna
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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The Chief Technical Product Owner (Agile Product Management Senior Manager - Cigna speak) will facilitate the delivery of technology solutions by leading, developing and empowering a team of Technical Product Owners for a defined group of capabilities or products within the Pharmacy Benefit Management Coverage Review domain. The Sr. Manager uses department objectives, metrics and Agile frameworks to manage performance, drive continuous improvement and provide guidance and feedback to product teams to ensure delivery of business value. This position will support the CRD/C360 products within the Coverage Review domain and having experience and in-depth knowledge of CRD/C360 product platform is critical to insuring a smooth transition in light of high profile current projects along with present growth demands for PBM-Coverage Review team.

About Cigna

Cigna is a global health service company dedicated to helping the people we serve improve their health, well-being, and peace of mind. But we don't just care about your well -being, we care about your career health too. That's why when you work with us, you can count on a different kind of career - you'll make a difference, learn a ton and share in changing the way people thing about healthcare.


  • Collaborates closely with business product owners and stakeholders to initiate new business initiatives, supports the development of business program specifications and business case. Facilitates quarterly planning sessions to ensure work is defined, estimated and planned for the upcoming quarter according to business priority and budget.
  • Leads and develops the Technical Product team ensures that overall department objectives are achieved and business value is delivered for a defined group of technical products.
  • Enables and engages Technical Product Owners by managing individual and team development plans to advances skills and team maturity.
  • Acts as a change agent to drive transformation and continuous improvement. Partners with others to employ a metrics-based approach to identify opportunities and optimize team performance. Identifies and assists TPOs with the implementation of strategies to achieve performance goals.
  • Collaborates across functional, operational and technology groups to ensure the right people are engaged and assists with key stakeholder negotiations.
  • Serves as an escalation point to mitigate issues, remove impediments and resolve


  • Engineering and functional knowledge of the Communications platform strongly preferred
  • Reporting tool expertise (Jira, Jira Align, Tableau, etc.) essential
  • Experience working in technology or close engagement on component preferred
  • Experience working in agile development methodology essential
  • Experience managing business stakeholders strongly preferred
  • A high degree of comfort in a fast-paced dynamic/ambiguous environment
  • Proven skill at balancing technical knowledge with business possibility and acumen
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with business partners and other technical product areas
  • Passionate member advocate with the ability to identify and meet customer needs within the agile framework

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.

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.

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