Job description    2021-02-23

About Cigna

Let us tell you a little more about us. Cigna exists to improve lives. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide that service Cigna, Express Scripts and other affiliate customers, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions.

We are going through an exciting period of expansion; at the centre of our International division’s ambitious growth strategy we are currently working towards multi-year effort to implement a consistent digital strategy for the international markets.

About the Job

We are going through massive, global Agile transformation and as a result we are rapidly expanding our Agile teams across EMEA and are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is going from strength to strength, building and shaping our agile frameworks across our global teams.

You will work with individuals from across the world, with both in-person and remote teams, and with teams at varying levels of Agile experience.

Key Responsibilities

Scrum Ceremonies – You will be responsible for ensuring that all scrum teams adheres to all agile ceremonies and follows all IM work standards. This includes but not limited to:

Anticipate risks/issues/dependencies that can have a negative impact to the status of the project and escalate to the appropriate release train engineer
Understanding the Accountability and Responsibility of all members of their teams and ensuring capacity is not exceeded
Optimizing the flow of work within and across teams
Driving cross team planning, collaboration, and coordination
Have the right amount of technical context to speak the team’s language to understand technical dependencies
Blending Lean-Agile methods based on their team's unique needs, to allow the scrum team to adapt to changes in their delivery ecosystem
Provide regular and open communication across the program and stakeholders for transparency and awareness of progress and impediments

Agile Focus -
Teach, mentor, and coach teams, on emerging Agile and Lean methods
Utilizes feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and partners with Agile leadership and delivery experts to coach and continuously improve scrum team
Coach scrum team to improve collaboration and self-organization
Act as an Agile mentor/coach to any Agile role or stakeholder
Agile and Technical Learning: Actively seek and lead a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training, and independent study to further develop self and community

Product Focus – You will be responsible for understanding key business and technology objectives and strategy of the product so they can help their team and product managers drive towards executing these goals. You will lead the coordination of release planning with Engineering Lead or Product Owner

Required Skills & Experience

Extensive experience as a Scrum Master working in an enterprise level organisation
Excellent core IT Agile delivery skills
Prior experience with project delivery of large integrated projects, business process management or commercial software, large data conversion projects, and/or legacy replacement projects
Demonstrated and applied experience initiating and successfully delivering complex projects
Excellent problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
Ability to navigate a fast paced, highly matrixed organization effectively
Ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives
Proven ability to present and communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
A proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity
Agile certifications a plus

Why Should you join Cigna?

You will get the chance to work with a global, truly innovative and flexible Technology division that is growing rapidly due to continued success and massive transformation.

We are constantly investing in, improving and innovating our global technology stack. Right now we are investing in Cloud, AI & ML as well as working heavily with Agile and DevOps methodologies.

You will join a business that truly invests in you as a person. You will be offered the opportunity to progress your knowledge and skills through both internal and external training, take secondment to other teams / projects and much more.

FLEXIBILITY – We are a truly flexible business. We offer remote / home working as well as flexible start / finish times. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a true work / life balance for all of our employees.

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.

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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